For us at IKEA, the most important thing is that you share our values. Values like leadership by example and that you are constantly being on the way with a cost-conscious mindset is a part of our everyday life. As a person you are humble, have willpower and the ability to create togetherness and enthusiasm around you.
We believe you have a university degree in engineering. You are analytical and structured. You are a problem solver and have a willingness to share knowledge. IKEA is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world and therefore you need to be fluent in English. You have the ability to communicate clearly and are open minded. You know the importance of working with stakeholders, internal as well as external. You are independent and focussed.
We are looking for a Requirement Engineer to support the development and requirement setting connected to a great number of different IKEA furniture. Preferably you have some years of relevant technical working experience and you have solid knowledge of product development, and how to apply technical requirements in the product development. You have experience from verification testing and material technology.
Together with your team you create the best technical solutions for the customer and you are driven by innovation, problem solving and the will to influence and make a difference.
About the job
IKEA Components task within IKEA is to pursue the development of future unique and customer friendly solutions within fittings and components to the IKEA range. We create substantial cost and quality benefits for IKEA in our development and trade of raw materials, components and fittings. IKEA Components is part of the IKEA group and shares the IKEA vision and values. Our business is global and we are 1500 employees based in Sweden, Slovakia and China. Through co-operation with IKEA Purchasing Offices we are in addition represented at several other sites around the world.
As Requirement Engineer, your task is to secure the complete product documentation for the whole Product life cycle. You will also be responsible for identifying the technical requirements and to keep the product documentation updated. You are responsible for securing component performance and compliance according to identified requirements as well as develop solutions within your area of responsibility.
About the assignment
As a Requirement Engineer & Design Engineer within Engineering Quality & Requirement, you will be reporting to Deputy Engineering, Quality & Requirement Development Manager.
Some of your Requirement Engineer tasks include:
To secure the complete component requirement documentation (supplier index) during the component life cycle
Creating and choosing verification test methods and strategies for the development phase
Final verification of the complete component during the development phase
Contribute to the creation of additional development tests needed to secure design during development phase
Communicate technical requirements to necessary partners during the component development phase and the component life cycle (e.g IKEA of Sweden, Home Furnishing supplier, component supplier)
To identify any compliance gap in documented component requirements and give input to action plan work
Capture and communicate learnings about technical requirements to relevant stakeholders (e.g IKEA of Sweden, Home Furnishing Business´s, EQR matrix).
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. So don’t delay, please send us your application in English today.
If you have any questions regarding this position contact Martin Nilsson Lind at +46 (0)766 190 262. If you have any questions about the actual recruitment process, please contact our HR Service Centre, +46 (0) 476-5 87500.