Company description

IKEA Purchasing Services cooperates with furniture and home furnishing manufacturers in Europe and distributes it worldwide. Our task is to find and develop suppliers to produce furniture with perfect design and quality for as many people as possible. There are about 150 of us in Prague – Zlicin, a team made of over 20 nationalities.

Job description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe in discovering and developing the talent in each of us. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us.
About the job
You will assure that agreed business setups are updated in the systems
You will follow-up, analyze and take actions to continuously improve supplier delivery performance and assure goods are shipped in time from suppliers
You will define the signal level for capacity exceptions and working towards exceptions
You will identify, implement and maintain the best logistical offer at the sales place from suppliers by working actively with replenishment solutions, lead times to make sure goods reaching the store with lowest possible cost
You will secure correct supply information to and from supplier and IKEA in such quality that it can be used directly towards the customers
You will work closely with IKEA suppliers to provide them with relevant training and working methods, in order to support their development to the required performance levels
You will proactively work with alarm /early warning systems to detect and prevent deviations from goals
You will actively contribute for best set-up of news/outgoing/activity items
You will do daily troubleshooting and at the same time find solutions to avoid similar future problems;
How is it to work in IKEA?
Attitude towards our colleagues is very simple – honest and frank employees always get a chance to grow both in their personal and career life in a way so all of us can contribute to better everyday life for us and for our customers
We do not intend to only fill in the positions here – we want to accept unique personalities who will share our values
We listen to our colleagues, we understand their needs and we support their ambitions and skills
We offer a possibility to work in a fast growing company and in an environment where people and togetherness are the main values


About you
You have logistic knowledge from university and/or working experience
You have strong knowledge of supply chain cost drivers from raw material to customer
You have strong knowledge of Supply chain logistics including different replenishment, delivery solutions and inventory management
You have good understanding of capacity planning, supplier logistics, transportation and purchasing
You speak fluent in English
You are proactive and analytical
You can identify and implement new solutions and to optimize the existing ones
You can create and support a good working relationship with suppliers and other supply chain colleagues
You are capable of dealing with multiple tasks under time pressure
You have strong communication skills and ability to work through others

More Information

Thanks for reading this far. We believe that your value is greater and more important than how much your CV can withstand. So if you like the idea of working at IKEA Components – Packaging & Handling materials team, write to People & Culture Generalist till 17th February 2023
Aneta Pajskrova, [email protected] and discuss the opportunity.
Looking forward to talking to you!

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