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Project leader for ONE IKEA Transport (temp position)

Information about the position

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Job description, responsibilities and duties
Company Description

IKEA Industry is the world’s largest producer of wooden furniture and is an integrated part of Inter IKEA Group. IKEA Industry has 41 production units in 10 countries with about 19 000 co-workers. Every year, IKEA Industry produces more than 100 million pieces of furniture for IKEA customers.
Division Purchase is the global purchase organization in IKEA Industry. We work in 5 Categories (Wood, Boards, Chemicals, Source and Foils, Edges & Paper). This enables us to form professional partnership with other parts of IKEA as well as within IKEA Industry, deliver a stronger price development and to meet increasing demands on sustainability compliance.

Job Description

Division Purchase in IKEA Industry is looking for a
Project Leader for ONEA IKEA Transport (temporary assignment, approx. 18 months)
The main task of the ONE IKEA Transport project is to handover commercial responsibility of IKEA Industry’s transports to IKEA Transport to reduce Industry’s cost overall to further lower IKEA home furnishing prices, and to secure IWAY on transports. To deliver this, we need you!
The main scope of this positions includes to:
• Lead the project within set frames as agreed with steering group
• Co-ordinate the implementation of routes according to agreed scope
• Co-ordinate the initiative to secure Dimension, Weight, Packaging (DWP) in the business system for direct materials
• Prepare the routine to handle price updates
• Co-ordinate Transport system implementation and explore the possibility of integration to existing business system
• Co-ordinate the development of reporting system for Spend, Price Development and Service performance of existing Transport Suppliers
• Build trustful relations with dedicated project teams from IKEA Industry factories, Business Process & IT teams and other stakeholders.
• Continuously communicate the progress of the project


We believe that you:
• Have experience from leading cross-organisational projects
• Have a solid understanding of how to lead and manage change
• Understand the importance of stakeholder management
• Can work with remote management set-up
• Share the IKEA values
• Are interested in building relationships with people from different units and cultures
• Are pro-active in sharing information, knowledge and experience
• Can communicate well (written and verbally) in English
• Have high self-drive and at the same time ability to work in a team.
The position requires both national and international traveling.
We offer you:
We areconvinced that this temporary position will offer possibilities for further professional, career and personal development. A variety of tasks, supporting and experienced management, an international business environment and a good working atmosphere!

Additional Information

We are a diverse group of people working together, sharing the humanistic IKEA values. The values are the foundation of our work. By living them, we form the unique IKEA culture where team spirit and togetherness are key. In a constantly growing IKEA, every individual is taken care of, respected, acknowledged and included.
People are themselves, and respecting the uniqueness of every individual makes IKEA better.
If you have any questions please contact Blanka Hladka, Category Manager Source at +421 903 245 304
We are flexible regarding location between the following IKEA Industry sites:Slovakia (Malacky, Trnava), Poland (Goleniów, Wielbark).
We look forward to receive your application in English before June 15, 2018.
Contract type
agreement-based (Temporary jobs)

Requirements for the employee

Required education
University education (Bachelor's degree)


Brief description of the company
IKEA Industry je medzinárodná priemyselná skupina, ktorá bola založená v roku 1991 spoločnosťou IKEA a zameriava sa na výrobu a distribúciu nábytku. IKEA Industry je dynamicky sa rozvíjajúca spoločnosť, v ktorej môže každý prispieť svojím nápadom či názorom. Sme si vedomí toho, že naši ľudia sú cennou devízou, bez ktorej by tento rozvoj nebol možný. Vytvárame pracovné podmienky, umožňujúce zamestnancom neustály rozvoj.Spracovanie dreva a výroba výrobkov z dreva, výroba nábytku.
Main focus of the company's activities
Wood processing, manufacture of wood products, manufacture of furniture
Number of employees
1000 an more employees
Company address
IKEA Industry Slovakia, s.r.o.
Továrenská 2614/19
901 01 Malacky
ID: 3415406   Dátum zverejnenia: 8.6.2018