Simply because of your passion in business, environment and people. If you see yourself in a role where you are in the driving seat for better procurement, then we are looking for you!
As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations (indirect Material & Services). Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement.
•You have 2-5 years professional experience in purchasing or a completed education (in the technical and commercial area) with completed further trainings in purchasing. •You have knowledge in sourcing and procurement practices and related processes •You are a strong communicator with good negotiation skills, who values the urgency and importance of the work. •You have in-depth knowledge of methods and processes in project management, supplier management and supplier development. •You have an affinity for numbers and strong knowledge of cost drivers •You are very detail-oriented, when needed but always having the bigger picture in mind. •You are interested and eager to find common interests and goals, to build trust and partnership to achieve common goals. •You are fluent in English and German, both written and verbal. •You have experience in SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA/S4Hana is an asset.
A day in your life with us
•Build and maintain trustful relationships with business owners to align plans and drive performance and results. •Execute sourcing projects according to the Source-to-Pay process and SAP Ariba, ensuring a strategic and professional approach to sourcing, using excellent negotiation skills to optimize and drive out costs and consider the end user for effective call off options as well as optimal invoicing channel. •Responsible to drive supplier management and supplier performance securing compliance. •Deliver business priorities by collaboration with colleagues across departments as one cross-functional team. •Ensure added value and relevant solutions to meet customers' needs. •Responsible to drive supplier selections, build excellent supplier relations and together with the IKEA team you will secure the best buy for IKEA.
Apply now for more than a good job
There are many ways to say thank you. These additional benefits from IKEA for you are one of them:
As well as a 15% staff discount on your IKEA shopping, you'll benefit from attractive benefits, 28 days' holiday (based on a 100% job), eight weeks' parental leave, contributions to public transport or free parking, free access to the LinkedIn Learning platform, discounted meals in the staff canteen and the IKEA bonus scheme.
At IKEA there are endless opportunities to develop. We encourage and support our employees to try different roles, move between functions or go abroad.We are eager to learn more about you and your motivation to want to work at IKEA. Please submit your complete application online and be aware that we cannot consider documents sent by email or post.
If you feel addressed, click on "apply now" and express your motivation with your documents. We look forward to hearing from you!
After a first selection, we will contact you and - in a positive case - discuss the next steps with you.
We review applications on an ongoing basis and will stop the application process as soon as we have found the right person. So please apply as soon as possible.