Part-time, waiter/waitress IKEA Hotell, Älmhult

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Part-time

Company Description

Älmhult is the heart of IKEA. This is where our culture and values were shaped and still develop. This is where the global range and product development for IKEA takes place today and where we want to continue to develop together with the municipality and the community at large. Älmhult is a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today.

IKEA Älmhult AB is a holding company and forms a company group with IKEA Museum, IKEA Hotell, IKEA Property AB. We are an independent entity within the Inter IKEA Group.

With a unique role to support the positioning of “IKEA in Älmhult”, IKEA Älmhult AB, together with IKEA Museum, IKEA Hotell, IKEA Property AB in collaborations with many others, works to secure the development of Älmhult as an attractive and great place. A place where I want to work, live and visit, today and tomorrow.

Job Description

About you
Your personality is of great importance to us. You are service minded, sympathizing, outgoing, innovative, curious, stress resistant, a team player and have a genuine interest in the restaurant business. We are looking for a co-worker that acts as an ambassador for IKEA, shares IKEAs values and greets our guests with a big smile!

You are used to work independently and dares to challenge us in existing ways of working. You must enjoy meeting our guests and is keen on satisfying their needs, even before it arises! You value the guests and their business, thinking, what else can I do to make this guest feel special? We all know traveling can be tiring, and full of unexpected events, so helping a guest to feel like they are coming home is very important.

About the assignment
In the role as a waiter/waitress it’s important for you to feel confident in taking initiative for customer contact. You like to maximize sales and profitability and to reach goals together with the rest of the team. You are flexible and open for changes and takes great responsibility in us succeeding. You have a passion for culinary experiences. One of the most important part of the job is to give the guests a positive experience at IKEA Hotel. Truly great service is built on a genuine desire to please and satisfy the guest. If you have a service mind-set, you will understand the importance of what you do and how it impacts our guests.


  • Experience from the service business
  • Some knowledge of the restaurant business 
  • Desire to always provide an excellent guest experience 
  • Self-reliant and self-motivated with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Proven ability to maintain effective work behavior in the face of setbacks or peaks
  • English and Swedish, both spoken and written.
  • Additional language skills is a merit

Additional Information

What we offer

We all know that a home is more than a house and at IKEA we also know that a job is more than a job. Do you want to work for a company with strong values such as compass, which wants to make a difference for the environment and take greater social responsibility? Then you will feel at home with us. We offer you a job in an internationally growing company with a strong and vibrant culture, where there are good development opportunities.

This is a position for you looking for a part-time job besides another main employment or studies. Going forward we hope you want to develop with us and make IKEA your main employer long term. You are able to take shifts to cover for vacancies on short notice. We have varying working hours and work both on weekdays and weekends – day shifts and evenings. To apply for a job with us, you must be 18 years of age or older.

If you have any questions about the employment you are welcome to contact recruiting manager Niklas Persson by mail, [email protected]

We will recruit on an ongoing basis but apply no later than 1st of October 2021.

Welcome with your application today! Please attach your CV and motivation letter.  

Inter IKEA Group consists of three core businesses and comprises over 70 companies in 30 different countries and has around 28,000 co-workers that together with other IKEA colleagues work to fulfil the IKEA vision: To create a better everyday life for the many people.


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