Two Product Life Cycle Engineers - KBA

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

We are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop desirable and affordable products for a beautiful, functional, and more convenient life at home.

Our mind set is that we want to make it possible for everyone to have the kitchen or bathroom of their dreams. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness, curiosity, and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.

Right now, we are looking for two Product lifecycle Engineers who together with us will
strengthen the IKEA product range, one position focusing on Bathroom and the other for Home Appliances.

Job Description

As Product Lifecycle Engineer (PLE) you will be responsible to support the engineering team with administration, documentation and verification activities. You will help to secure that product information is up-to-date and according to IKEA documentation guidelines and standards. 

As PLE you will:
•    Be responsible to perform moderate changes on product documentation including technical requirements, compliance marking, CAD drawings and packaging solutions 
•    Support our highly efficient engineering team, in running range operations
•    Support in verification and validation activities, for example assemble and test furniture 
•    Secure that technical product information is up-to-date and according to IKEA documentation guidelines and standards 
•    Be responsible to both find and act on gaps in product documentation 
•    Take a big responsibility for the legal compliance marking of the products
•    Participate in projects for product updates

What you will get?
You will get a ton of trust from leaders and colleagues and there will be high expectations on you to perform and develop yourself and the business. Your manager will do her best to clear the way so that you can succeed in your job and develop towards your best self -at work and most importantly: You will be part of a team with smart, hardworking, caring and down to earth people with a passion for Bathroom.

Please note this is a temporary assignment until 2022-08-31 for both positions


To succeed in this role we see that you have a background in technical administration, it is a plus if you have studied engineering. You have a passion for legal compliance and product documentation. Your knowledge in 3D drawings and SolidWorks as well as IT tools for product information will be considered as an added advantage. 

We see that you are a committed and self-driven person with a strong will to influence and make a difference. You work in a structured way with analytical skills and to take the lead in planning and executing of your own work as well as in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders. You can work with repetitive tasks and get energy from getting things done. 

You have strong communication skills in English and the ability to create confidence and build relations. You are self-motivated and a goal- and delivery-oriented person with a passion for details. 

Additional Information

Does this sound like your next challenge?

We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English, 20th of June 2021 latest. 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.

Please note this is a temporary assignment until 2022-08-31 for both positions
If you have any questions regarding the position and recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Christina Appelqvist on +46 766-113408

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