Development Engineer - Electronics

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

Job Description

At IKEA we invite you to grow in your own way and currently we are looking for a Development Engineer within the area of Electrical Components. You will work in a creative environment where engineering, development, drive, and communication are some of the key words!

IKEA Components

IKEA Components task within IKEA is to pursue the development of future unique and customer friendly solutions within fittings and components to the IKEA range. We create substantial cost and quality benefits for IKEA in our development and trade of raw materials, components and fittings. IKEA Components is part of the IKEA group and shares the IKEA vision and values. Our business is global and we are 1500 employees based in Sweden, Slovakia and China. Through co-operation with IKEA Purchasing Offices we are in addition represented at several other sites around the world.

About the job

As Development Engineer within Electrical Components, your task is to develop components for products mainly within the IKEA Home Smart and Lighting range. These are ranges where IKEA, in many parts, is stepping in to new areas and there is an increasing need for development of smart, safe and functional electronics. Within IKEA we normally call this Democratic design. In all our products we want to combine function, quality, sustainability, form and a low price and this will be the aim in your daily development work. You should also secure the component performance and compliance for its entire life cycle. Since you will develop components used in a great number of IKEA products your work will have a large impact on the everyday life of our customers. 

About the assignment

Some of your tasks include:
•    Develop electronic components for IKEAs products; such as power supplies, dimmers, touch interfaces, USB as well as wireless charging units. 
•    Work in close collaboration with the engineering team and the product development team at IKEA of Sweden, as well as our external partners; our suppliers and local business teams being key partners in development.  
•    Secure the complete documentation during the development and life cycle of the component. 
•    Being involved in the certification and testing process together with the engineering team and external partners. 


We believe that you have an education in electronics or electro-mechanics, and/or relevant work experience in product development. As a person you are analytical and have a willingness to share your knowledge. IKEA is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world, and therefore you need to be fluent in English.
For us at IKEA, it is very important that you share our values. As a person you are humble, have willpower and create togetherness and enthusiasm around you.

Additional Information

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering working environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. At IKEA we believe that when you as an individual grow - IKEA grows!

If you are interested to apply, please send us your CV and motivational letter in English by 17th February. Please note that we will interview continously so please dont delay your application!

If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Johanna Hansson at +46 (0)73 376 1744. If you have any questions regarding this position contact Therese Bervebrink +46 (0)766 190 243.

This is a permanent position based in Älmhult, an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö, and an IKEA shuttle bus run back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day. 

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