Product Requirement Engineer Electronics, IKEA Home smart

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home. We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home. To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home, and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning–there is lots more to come.   

Job Description

Do you want help us create smart home products that will shape the future life at home for millions of people? Can you take responsibility for the requirements during the development process of our physical products? Then you should join us as our new Product Requirement Engineer (PRE). 

Since requirements vary from country to country, and change all the time, being a PRE for electronic products is a challenge. As a PRE you work in close collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders involved in the project during the whole development process, from beginning to the end of the development of a product.

You will be a key player when it comes to identifying and creating product requirements forming the final end products, with an aim to secure that our products meet all the legal standards and the customer specific prerequisite.

In a day in the role as a PRE you will:

  • Define and create product requirements for end products
  • Take part in reviewing prototypes & define product verification/validation tests during the development phase
  • Be responsible for the creation and maintenance of the product documentation
  • Have good insight of IKEA specifications, standards and test methods and keep yourself updated on the latest changes that may influence the product areas
  • Be part of requirement forums to create/interpret regulatory and market specific requirements


We are looking for you who enjoy working with product development by securing that the products are made in a compliant way, with all the product requirements in place.  You have experience from creating innovative solutions and a great user experience in the area of the IoT products. You know how to build and work in a structured way in a changing environment.

Furthermore you are a true solution oriented team player, who are good at building trustful relationships with others (e.g. supplier, test-labs) to secure that products are right from the beginning and meet all requirements. You have high entrepreneurial drive, you stretch boundaries and dare to challenge what already exists and always strive to develop better products and solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.

You bring with you:

  • Relevant experience from the IoT/Electronics/product development Industry/Product certification/IEC standards
  • Capabilities and senior experience in working with requirements, testing and product validation
  • Knowledge and insights into requirements management and PLM systems
  • Capability to have a holistic view across the different technology domains

Additional Information

IKEA Home smart is an exciting business area in an early stage. As such, this is a unique opportunity to influence and shape the products, and the homes of the many, going forward.

The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions about the role please reach out to Daniel Lind, [email protected] and if you are having questions about recruitment process you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson, [email protected]

Warm welcome with you your CV and motivational letter in English, latest by May 25th.

In this recruitment process we are working with continuous selection. 

IKEA of Sweden AB has the responsibility to design and develop the IKEA range and offers an inspirational working environment, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world.

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