Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer 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. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.
Business Area TESEC (Textiles, Social Entrepreneurship & Collections) is a very exciting business area with a mission to reach more of the many people. We have ambitious plans, exciting range and a strong position in people and planet positive.
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer Please note, this is a temporary position 1 of May 2021 --- 31 of August 2022
Here you will be a part of the product development process where you will be overall responsible for the technical documentation, including all relevant product requirements and verification methods, throughout the product lifecycle and in close co-operation with relevant stakeholders throughout the value chain. This is done with improvement and right from the beginning approach a continuous, and always with a strong customer focus.
As a Product Requirement Engineer you will • be responsible for the technical documentation package throughout the product life cycle • be responsible to continuously identify and create product requirements and connected verification method based on customer needs and expectations • contribute in the development of product requirements based on legal and market specific requirements in existing and new sales markets • be part of a development team and work in close co-operation with colleagues both within the Business Area, as well as colleagues from other organizations/functions, for example engineering matrix, material category, purchasing and supplier • follow-up on safety, quality and compliance performance and, when needed, initiate improvement activities to secure systematic learnings.
You have a University Degree in engineering, preferable in Textil. You also need solid technical experience from relevant field. You have experience in product development and/or creating and documenting product requirements as well as knowledge in certification and verification methods.
You have good communication skills and you like to work together with others to reach common goals. You have the ability to take the lead in your own work as well as the ability to drive and take initiative to improve our ways of working.
You have supply chain- and production knowledge and are skilled in requirement management and verification methods. Experience from working with test and verification is a requirement as well as the ability to understand, translate and apply technical requirements in the product development.
IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world, therefore you need to be fluent in English, both written and spoken.
The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg three times a day.
If you have any questions about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruitment specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766-113408. We look forward to receiving your application in English, at the latest 16 of March 2021. We are interviewing continuously and will the close the advert when we find the right candidate. So don´t hesitate to apply today by submitting your CV and motivational letter.