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Product Lifecycle Engineer – Compliance

Website IKEA

Job ID: R0007123

Date posted: 09/04/2024

Once upon a time BILLY, MÄRIT, TRÅDFRI and all their siblings in the IKEA range was born, or the idea of these products at least! Behind our whole range there is a lot of hard work from our many skilled Engineers, and some of them started their career like a Product Lifecycle Engineer (PLE). Working as a Product Lifecycle Engineer is a good way to get to know the IKEA way of working.

Right now, we are looking for 6 Product Lifecycle Engineers to the team for a new assignment.

What is this assignment all about?

The Product Lifecycle Engineers in the Compliance team will have an important role to support our Range Areas to be compliant to local product information. The team will also lead the development of solutions and ways of working regarding Local Compliance Information (LCI) in IKEA. The team will act as a competence center around Local Compliance Information and other label related topics. You will be a part of a central team supporting the Range Areas with administrative work as well as expertise in compliance related topics. You will work closely with the engineers in the product development teams, mainly PRE, as well as have a close dialogue with other stakeholders, like for example, the purchasing organization and IT.


Participate in label coordination groups to represent business areas in development and implementation of new labels and label solutions.

Act as coordinator between project groups and HFB engineers to investigate, find solutions and take decision in compliance and label projects.

Facilitate collaboration between purchasing & logistic areas, business areas, solution teams and label project groups.

Secure product compliance to relevant marking requirements.

Apply and manage updates of labels in product documentation for a wide range of products and act on deviations.

Participate in requirement development related to compliance and label topics and support follow up on implementation.


Who are we looking for?

You are an Engineer in the beginning of your career, with a university degree in Engineering or equivalent. Suggestion on previous experience is PLE job, administration, book-keeping, legal communication, master-data handling, insurance administration, sales support.

Important capabilities are analytical skills, attention to detail and being persistent. You might have some experience in working with product development and/or creation and maintenance of product documentation. You work in a structured way with analytical skills and to take the lead in your own work, as well as in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you have strong communication skills and building good relations based on trust. IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world and you therefore need to be fluent in English both verbal and written.

Ability to interpret requirement specifications and translate requirements into business needs.

Ability to handle large amounts of data, from sorting and analyzing to manual entering in IT-application is a very important part of the assignment.

Performing repetitive tasks with attention to detail will be a substantial part of the assignment.

Will need to learn about wide parts of the IKEA range.

Additional information

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Specialist Functions Manager Margareta Björkander at [email protected]. We look forward to receiving your application in English, at the latest 22nd of April. If you have questions about the recruitment process please contact Recruiter Jonas Levin at [email protected]. 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.

At IKEA we believe that we’re better when we’re physically together for collaboration, dialogues, and conversations. We believe in the power of human interactions; the informal chats, the energy, belonging, and creativity generated by people being in the same place. Our approach is that we spend most of our time in the IKEA workplace and with flexibility to work from home when possible and relevant. This role is based in Älmhult, Sweden.

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