IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishing and food products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of IKEA Purchasing & Logistics is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions.
Category Food Logistics Services is a part of Supply Chain Operations (SCO) organisation with its 700 co-workers connects our customers with IKEA products in a simple, affordable and sustainable way. We deliver excellent transport and logistic solutions today, tomorrow and over time by optimising replenishment solutions, defining physical goods flow capacity needs, managing the goods flow, sourcing & developing transport & logistics capacities and leading & securing Supply Quality.
We contribute to customer satisfaction through securing customer perceived availability, delivering lowest cost over time, leading towards sustainability and ensuring the right quality for all services.
In Category Food Logistics Services, we are passionate about food!
We source, procure and operate cold chain transportation, warehousing and logistics services for IKEA Food.
And we are on an existing journey, building IKEA Food One Supply Chain for the future by centralizing sourcing and supply chain operations.
If you love the idea of joining a new business in Inter-IKEA, you are not afraid to venture in the unknown and are motivated by co-creation and collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders - we would love to get to know you!
We are strengthening our team in Älmhult withFood Demand Coordinator.
As Food Demand Coordinator, you will work close with different supply functions to secure product availability for our customers by taking operational responsibility for distribution in selected markets.
In collaboration with Business Area Food in IKEA Range & Supply and Supply Chain partners - you will support IKEA retailers through a variety of operational tasks such as ensuring smooth range change, commercial activities as well as expansion initiatives.
And you will be joining a diverse, experienced team with helpful colleagues who enjoy working in fast pace environment and growing organisation. In your role you will be responsible for one or several markets and:
Be first point of contact for Retail partners in daily operations and product availability
Lead and be responsible for Market Operations Forums
Be responsible for order management
Take the lead in proactively co-ordinating supply chain partners to find optimum solutions to supply constraints
Report on a range of KPIs providing information to retail and supply chain partners
Coordinate global and local sales activities and prepare for launch of new products
Contribute to establishment of new retail units and new markets together with other supply chain partners
Review and provide input to supply chain partners to secure optimal replenishment solution
To be the right fit for this role, the below points need to be about you:
Excellent communication skills, including active listening and the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear, engaging way with a down-to-earth, simple tone of voice.
Structured and well organized
Strong networking skills, being able to interact and form strong cross functional collaborations and partnerships
Energetic, driven and committed to deliver results with a business-mind, sense of solution orientation and urgency
Team player who likes to deliver high quality results on time
Master Microsoft Office applications with proficiency in Excel and eexperience using an ERP system Infor M3 (Movex)
Positive mind-set, open and flexible to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Having related education background (university degree) in logistics / supply / business administration or relevant working experience
Having preferably working experience within food logistics
Fluent in English
The position is a fulltime, permanent assignment, located in Älmhult. There are 2 teams of Food Demand Coordinators based in Älmhult - East and West.
This position is in East team which geographically covers Scandinavia, East and Central Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
If you have any questions regarding the role please contact Irina Kärnsund at email@example.com and if you have questions about the actual recruitment process please contact Jakob Bergström at firstname.lastname@example.org
.Please note that we will interview continuously, so please send us your application online as soon as possible, but on 25th of January the latest.