Product Requierment Engineer
- Älmhult, Sweden
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.
For the Business Area Children’s & Lighting (CHILI) we are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer with main area textile and comfort range.
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer that can translate customer’s wishes into technical requirements. You will be responsible to identify and develop product requirements that will make children products safe, loved by our customer and sellable on all our markets.
As Product Requirement Engineer you will work in the product development team as the requirement specialist. You will also create strong relationship with Requirement development department and as well as engineers from purchasing organization to secure understanding of the product requirements and successful implementation.
You will have good knowledge into IKEA specifications, standards and test methods relevant for the product areas you are responsible for.
In this assignment your main responsibilities will be:
• Develop product requirements for sustainable, safe and functional products
• Identify and connect legal and market specific requirements on products
• Develop durability and functional tests that resembles real life usage over the lifetime of the product
• Responsible to communicate technical requirements/test methods to stakeholders e.g. product development team, engineers from Purchasing Organisation and Test labs.
You probably have a University Degree in Textile Engineering and a couple of years of experience from working with product development and/or creating and documenting product requirements. In the product requirement engineering field you are regarded as experienced with the ability to lead yourself, take great responsibility and drive initiatives from start to finish.
You have good analytical skills and high ability to coordinate, lead and inspire others. You have a passion for sharing knowledge and the ability to explain complex matters in an easy way. You are good at creating your own network and at working in teams and making things happen by involving and engaging people.
Finally, you also know how to apply agile development methods and you are experienced and motivated to work in a rapidly changing environment.
We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 1 th November. 2020. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates.
If you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process, please contact Recruitment specialist Christina Appelqvist +46 766113408.