IKEA Core Business Supply is responsible for securing that the product offer is produced and delivered to our customers. We lead the supply agenda across many functions and work together with all business areas, different business units, but also retail markets to secure customer availability in all markets and sales channels at lowest total cost.
A year ago, Supply Chain Development (SCD) was created as a new business unit in Core Business Supply and we are on an exciting journey! By gathering the end-to-end supply chain development and innovation agenda into one organization, embedding management and development of processes and digital solutions into the business, we will meet the future with the right competences and business capabilities. By this we will also create the preconditions to a world class supply chain that enable IKEA to efficiently respond to the ever-changing customer needs. Read more about SCD here
Within the SCD area of Intralogistics we are 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.
Do you get energy from influencing, interacting and working together to deliver great business results, this is probably a very interesting assignment for you!
About the job As an Automation & Design Developer you´re responsible for the execution of automation & design tasks in intralogistics projects. You will also develop layouts and designs, perform analyses of existing layouts and provide guidance for improvements of intralogistics systems and solutions. You are responsible perform tender processes and contract management and you are an expertise for all automation & design related requests. Moreover, you are responsible for the performance of project based business analyses, risk assessments, scenario planning and to draw conclusions to support the right business decisions for automation and design within Intralogistics and secure component development as part of the component based planning process.
About the assignment As the Automation & Design Developer you will among other tasks
Develop Intralogistics business requirements and specifications related to automation and design components
Perform data analytics as part of Intralogistics projects or reviews
Perform Material and Goods flow simulation/analysis as part of Intralogistics projects or reviews
Execute the planning and design of Intralogistics components
Verify technical components and their commissioning as part of Intralogistics projects or reviews
Perform the tendering of automatization (including the vendor selection)
Support Commissioning and Implementation of the Intralogistics Set Up for intralogistics units
Responsible to keep relevant regulations and standards updated
Responsible for verification according to laws and standard of machinery and commercial projects
Travels are included periodically in this position
About you As a person, you have a strong interest in supply chain and intralogistics as well as in technology, digitalization, automation and robotics. You have a passion for planning and leading in a global assignment and to drive and develop the business and yourself to deliver excellent results. Moreover, you have a desire to collaborate and interact with various stakeholders.
We also see that you have:
Strong knowledge of Intralogistics and the connection as part of the IKEA Supply Chain
Deep knowledge in dimensioning and planning of layout and design for a fulfilment unit
Basic understanding of Warehouse Management Systems and Material flow Control Systems
Deep knowledge of the Warehousing Concept and the establishment process
Good understanding of how your everyday work adds customer value by delivering result