Sourcing Developer


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Sourcing Developer
IKEA of Sweden, Älmhult

Do you want to lead sourcing activities in a global environment? Do you want to lead sourcing activities for a unique and competitive range? If yes, this might be the perfect challenge for you! At IKEA of Sweden we develop and make the IKEA range available to stores and customers all over the world. Within the responsibilities of IKEA of Sweden lies the development, sourcing, supply and steering of a unique, competitive and efficient range.

In the Sourcing Developer role you act as a bridge between the home furnishing businesses and the category in setting up the optimal sourcing conditions. From that position you lead and secure that all products within your area of responsibility are sourced within the category framework. You are responsible for sourcing activities in the product development process evaluating material and choices of technique related to cost, capacity, quality and sustainability and ensuring that product development is in-line with supplier production capabilities.

- You will work together with Business stake holders in the Business Area and with IKEA purchasing to find the best business set up with lowest total cost as goal
- Evaluating material and technique choices related to cost, capacity, quality and sustainability
- You will communicate purchase needs and priorities to our Categories and plan capacities
- Actively monitoring markets, competitors and suppliers
- Leading sourcing activities in the product development process securing the development on the factory floor
- Securing that each product has a correct landed price to Retail at lowest Total Cost
Is this your next challenge?

To be a successful Sourcing Developer we would like you to have 3-5 years of experience in related field of work with proven track record. You have a university degree in technology, business administration or corresponding knowledge. You have experience of negotiations, knowledge of the global market, supply chain and basic finance. You have also leadership skills (mainly indirect leadership). Since IKEA of Sweden is a truly international environment, you need to be fluent in English, both spoken and written.

As a person you are highly motivated, decisive, analytical and have a strong business drive. You have the ability to foresee the consequences of one?s own actions and act based on high moral and ethical principles. You have an overall view with both operational and tactical thinking.

You will work in an environment where your ideas are heard, where there is opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is ?to create a better everyday life for the many people?.

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!

Please note that we have a preferred candidate for this position.

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IKEA of Sweden, or IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is based in Älmhult ? the heart of IKEA and the centre of IKEA range development. Expressed in terms of IKEAs three main processes, IoS leads the processes Creating the Home Furnishings Offer and Supplying. IoS also takes p

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

HR Generalist Hanna Gerdsdorff
Avdelningschef Sanna Söderberg
Funktionschef Liv Bengtsson
Restaurangchef Niklas Jonsson
Rekrytering HRSC
HR-chef Christina Mörtsjö
Säljchef Roy Kranenbarg
HR Generalist Hanna Gerdsdorff
Hanna Gerdsdorff
Human Resource


  • Arbetsplats: IKEA AB ÄLMHULT
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ÄLMHULT, 34381

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