OBS! Ansökningsperioden för denna annonsen har
The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. A big mission which requires people with big passion. Come join us in this journey and let’s make the world better together!
Supply Chain Development is on an exciting journey. We gather the end-to-end supply chain development agenda into one organization. In this we embed process and the development of digital solutions into the business which creates the best preconditions for meeting the future with the right competences and business capabilities. We create the preconditions to a world class supply chain that enables IKEA to efficiently respond to the ever-changing customer needs.
Älmhult – the heart of IKEA
Älmhult is the heart of IKEA and around 5,600 colleagues from 60 nationalities gather here at 17 different IKEA units/companies. This is where our culture and values were shaped and still develop. Here you get a fantastic network of colleagues who share the same passion and interest in home furnishings and smart solutions. You will find our office just a short walk from the train station and the chance that you will be joined on the way to work by colleagues is great as many commutes. In addition, the shuttle bus from Helsingborg can drop you off right outside IKEA of Sweden.
We are looking for 5 Need Planners.
As a Need Planner in IKEA, you will be responsible for the need planning process in Food supply chain to secure an efficient and effective supply chain planning.
You will sit in the center of the supply chain having stakeholders in many dimensions. You will be the link between range development, IKEA suppliers and sales and flows and by that you will get great learning of the totality of Ikea Supply chain and Ikea business and the possibility to build network across many organizations and functions within IKEA. You will be part of a big and diverse Need planning community from which you will get a great support in your onboarding.
More specifically, you will, among other assignments:
Be responsible for inventory level and the stock structure including setting the right safety stock levels, worldwide in assigned product ranges and always ensuring remaining shelf life according to Global service protocol in all stock keeping units on regional level.
Take lead within Sales & Supply Planning and collaborate with all value chain partners to secure agreed service levels at lowest total cost for NEWS, Running and Discontinued range. Accountable for global availability information and ensure that different stakeholders in supply chain as well as the HFB are informed regarding supply delivery constraints, logistics performance and initiate corrective actions.
Proactively evaluate replenishment proposals, place purchase orders for a given range within the frame of IFSAG purchase agreement.
Responsible to ensure availability during Phase in and phasing out of articles.
Lead initiatives together with Supply chain stakeholders to identify potential overstock / stock out situations and to act on deviations.
In addition to above, you will be part of exciting projects and initiatives to develop our digital & process capabilities within the IKEA supply chain.
Is this your next challenge?
As a person you have a passion for planning and working in a global assignment in a changing environment. You get energy from leadership, working with multiple stakeholders and handling numerous assignments on operational and tactical level. You love working with people and building trusting relationships by using your excellent communication skills. Being comfortable in areas with high uncertainties and not defined process and look for ways to improve business together with stakeholders.
Additionally, will be a benefit if you have knowledge in:
Supply Chain Planning processes
How Planning adds value to service level and cost
Planning tools and systems
Solving problems through analytical reasoning
Analysis of large sets of data
Excel and used to build reports
Can work with an end to end approach (supplier to customer), as well as dive into fine details.
Since we are a truly international environment, you need to be fluent in English, both spoken and written.
We offer you a position in a fast paced, truly global environment with an endless supply of future opportunities!
If you would like to hear more about the role from a SCD’s current Need Planners, have a look at this video!
Does this sound like you? Yes? Then, why not apply?
Thank you for reading this far. Please submit your CV and motivation letter in English latest by 26th March 2023. Please note that we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and could close the application process earlier if we find relevant candidates.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Need Planning Team manager Vikas Mittal at firstname.lastname@example.org. About the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter: Zuzana Vackova at Zuzana.email@example.com
The position is permanent and will be based in Malmö office until August 28th 2023, after it will relocate to IKEA of Sweden in Älmhult.
Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget
Recruitment Specialist Marléne Sinclaire Ståhl
Recruitment Manager Maria Fogelström
Deputy EQR Development Manager Patric Smedberg
Deputy EQR Development Manager Johan Pettersson