Production Engineer, Green Plants

  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Full-time

Company Description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe in discovering and developing the talent in each of us. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Our office operates in Istanbul as a part of Purchasing & Logistics Area South under IKEA Supply.

Job Description

You will work in a 3-member micro-team with a Business Developer who negotiates prices and take care of the overall commercial relation with the supplier and a Supply Planner who handles logistics. As part of the annual action plan, you will be responsible for the constant improvement of the quality of IKEA products as well as the production process and workflow through quality tools and machine capacity utilization. All with the aim of reducing production inefficiencies, in terms of sustainability and business ethics. You will also perform:

Your assignments:

  • Responsible for Quality Assurance
  • Responsible for supplier development for quality and manufacturing
  • Lead the running range
  • Lead product deviation process with sense of urgency
  • Lead industrialization of minor new product development
  • Secure implementation of new and updated requirements
  • Lead production risk assessments and secure final inspections at suppliers
  • Evaluate potential new supplier’s production facilities and quality systems


Do you have a solid base in manufacturing and quality improvement methodologies in Horticulture? Then this might be a chance for you! For this position, it is important to be a good, empathetic team player respecting the values of others. You are able to prioritize, easily adapt to changes and willing to take responsibility.

We want to you to have:

  • Solid background in Horticulture is a must.
  • Preferably engineering education and at least 4 years of working experience;
  • Good communication skills 
  • Being fluent in English

Additional Information

People within IKEA value a culture of humbleness and open-mindedness. We don't have a rigid hierarchy system and encourage everyone to talk to anyone, and we don't have a dress code. We are characterized by enjoying long discussions and a relaxed, natural order with a great deal of personal responsibility. We want people proactive, engaged, internally motivated for results and eager to learn.

The position requires travelling 50-70% of working time and reports to Markus Rieke, Business Development Manager in Category Specific HFB.

Sounds interesting?

Submit your application only in English as soon as possible!

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 candidate.

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