Product Developer – Automation - SCD

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. We put togetherness at the heart of everything we do. Come see things a little differently with us. 

IKEA is one of the world's leading home furnishing companies. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. 

IKEA Intralogistics AB is responsible to establish, lead, support and develop logistics solutions for the various IKEA units that have a logistical and fulfilment component, including the development and innovation agenda of intralogistics at IKEA global. In practical terms, Intralogistics shall lead and educate in creating concepts, processes and solutions for IKEA Handling and Storage as well as to act as center of expertise for all establishments of logistics units around the globe. The organization is in strong lead towards a more mechanical and automated goods handling.

Job Description

You will be leading and securing the automation development with our suppliers. This means that you will develop and deign the in-house products to meet the requirements of the service requestor. You are one of 2 automation specialists in the projects, which means that you also will act as the in-house expertise for our units.  

Some of the key tasks in this role is: 

  • Develop and troubleshoot framework and library functionality. 

  • Integration with Intralogistics Software  

  • Contribute form an automation point of view in all technical aspects, i.e., constructions, components, production, test, quality and maintenance 

  • Review and verify design drawings and other technical documentation prepared by other departments to ensure correctness and accuracy in form, fit and function 


You love technology – and so do we! You feel curious about leading and securing a global assignment with stakeholders all over the world. You like to be on top of innovation and don’t hesitate on challenging status quo. You lead the business with a holistic view, always having the customer, supplier and total business in mind. We believe that you are strong in building relationships, driving our agenda forward.  

We think that you have/are:

  • Around 2-5 years of experience in automation design  

  • Good knowledge in Tools as Trimergo, Automation studio, Jira, Sopas. 

  • Open for business travels 

  • Fluent in English  

A huge plus would be if you have a background  within Supply Chain 

Additional Information

This position is based in Älmhult, Sweden. The selection process will take place continuously, so please send in your application in English as soon as possible but latest 23/8. If you have questions regarding the role, please contact hiring manager Tony Martinsson. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Generalist Ottilia Herremo. Please note that we don’t accept application through email. 

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