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IKEA is one of the world's leading home furnishing companies. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.
The Intralogistics organisation is responsible to establish, lead, support and develop logistics solutions for the various IKEA units that have a logistical and fulfilment component, including the development and innovation agenda of intralogistics at IKEA global. In practical terms, Intralogistics shall lead and educate in creating concepts, processes and solutions for IKEA Handling and Storage as well as to act as centre of expertise for all establishments of logistics units around the globe. The organisation is in strong lead towards a more mechanical and automated goods handling.
About the job
As a Process Developer, you will develop and maintain the Handling & Storage processes and contribute to the integration of the Handling & Storage process in the global IKEA processes.
You are an expert in the field of intralogistics and know the core of the operations of distribution centres and customer distribution centres.
You are responsible for all processes, concepts, tools and working methods related to the Handling & Storage process.
As a Process developer you are responsible of the prioritisation and development of identified business needs through business analysis.
About the assignment
As the Process Developer you will among other tasks:
Be responsible for the logistical set-up process within any Intralogistics project and secure a verification of the developed ways of working and that all Intralogistics business requirements are met
Lead concept and process improvements, as well as development initiatives and prepare bases for decision material
Be responsible to develop and keep process documentation up to date as well as related working methods and learning material
Be responsible for all processes, concepts, tools and working methods related to the Handling & Storage process
Secure coordination and consistency in the process development towards other connected processes
Be responsible for the prioritisation and development of identified business needs and process improvement potentials through business analysis
Travels are included periodically in this position
You have a strong passion to guide automation & design into the future, having a strong drive in the field of logistics, digitalisation and automation. You have a strong interest in Supply Chain and Intralogistics as well as in technology, digitalisation, automatics and robotics. Last but not least, you have the passion to drive and develop the business and yourself to deliver excellent results and a strong desire to collaborate and interact with all stakeholders.
We also see that you have:
Very good understanding of the processes within a logistics unit
Good understanding of how your everyday work adds customer value by delivering result
Capability to build trust and relationships, in order to build long-term business partnership internally and externally
Ability to handle complexity and to deal with multiple activities simultaneously
An agile mind-set and move with speed and direction
A university degree in the relevant area of study is a plus or 3-5 years of relevant work experience
A good knowledge and understanding of IKEA processes and organisations as well as a strong knowledge of IKEA's supply chain is plus
A good overview of the IKEA System landscape is a plus
Fluent in English both written and verbal
This position is based in Dortmund, Germany. The selection process will take place continuously, so please send in your application in English as soon as possible but latest 11th of February 2021.
If you have questions regarding the role please contact Christian Hetmann at +49 162 260 5431. If questions about recruitment process please contact People & Culture Stefanie Röwer at +49 151 440 64 604. Please note that we don’t accept application through email.
Co-workers within IKEA Supply lead an exciting life! The mission is to develop business with suppliers in order to deliver IKEA products to our stores located around the world. The goal is to meet the price, quality and quantity expectations of our customers. In our Purchasing & Logistics Area we are working with suppliers in northern Europe and have offices in Älmhult, Kaunas, Moscow and Dortmund.