Product Requirement Engineer, Business Area Livingroom
- Älmhult, Sweden
We have a new IKEA direction with many opportunities within our reach and we are taking next steps together to set ourselves up for success. Over the next few years, all of us need to be better than ever. We will strengthen the core of what we do in Range & Supply.
The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision.
Do you want to be part of developing great products that will take IKEA into the future where we even stronger position ourselves as a leader in life at home?
Do you want to be responsible to capture safety, legal and market demands for the product area you work in, as well as develop new tangible, technical requirements built on the insights of customer’s needs, expectations and behaviours? The living room is the heart of the home and where we shape our lives together with family and friends – we relax, socialize and organize our living.
If this excites you, then you might be our new PRE!
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer who can support the product development and improvement process of our range.
As a Product Requirement Engineer you are responsible for the specification of product during its full lifecycle. Your task as Product Requirement Engineer is to translate customer’s wishes into technical requirements and to identify and create product requirements and to choose test methods for the product area. You will also contribute to the creation of new and additional development tests needed for product validation that will contribute to better and safer products with higher customer satisfaction.
As Product Requirement Engineer you will work closely to a product development team as the requirement specialist responsible to set and document the relevant product requirements as well as to have a close dialogue with the purchasing organisation and suppliers to secure successful implementation. You need to have good insight into specifications and test methods and keep updated on changes in legislation and other external requirements that may influence the product areas under your responsibility.
You will work with documentation for new product developments and well as with improvements to the running range.
You probably have a University Degree in Engineering and at least 3 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. You also have knowledge about implementing new products into the supply chain.
Does this sound like your next challenge?
We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 29th of November. 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.
Preferred starting date is as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Product Engineer Manager Nicolas Guerlesquin at [email protected] If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90