The IKEA 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 can afford them.
We are determined to bring a little bit of Sweden to Mexico.
Our customer promise requires that we do business on fair terms. To fulfil this promise, we are guided by our values: common sense and simplicity, working together and daring to be different. These values help us make the right choices in our everyday work and succeed in achieving our mission to simplify the lives of the many people.
You will secure the best procurement strategies for IKEA brand. You will actively improve and develop the business in Ikea Mexico as well as to lead and follow the procurement concept. An important part of your role is to build trustful relations with stakeholders, suppliers and users to achieve the best solutions for IKEA. Together with the stakeholders you will ensure the compliance of agreements. You will secure the Code of Conduct, sustainability and business ethics standards. It is also important that you contribute and exchange experiences with other purchasers within the organization to improve the procurement practices across the organization.
Responsible for securing the best buy in term of prices and services for Ikano business operation within the defined quality framework.
Responsible for controlling, organizing, conducting, and documenting the complete purchasing and tendering process activity from start to finish.
Responsible to build long term continuous improvement sourcing strategies through use of KPI and SLA to improve competitive advantage.
This includes providing support in the vendor management process and continuous educational training to business process owners.
Support the roll out of purchasing policy and process at all business areas and constantly provide inputs and initiative on purchasing strategies to Procurement Manager.
Secure compliance of procurement process with applicable rules and guidelines during execution at all business areas considering internal and external best practices
You have a university degree in engineering or business administration/economics and experience in business development and/or sourcing.
We are open to candidates with other experiences, with the right personality and cultural fit. We appreciate that you demonstrate integrity, honesty and reliability in interpersonal relations. Business mind-set with a strong drive and openness to change.
Strong power of initiative and dare to challenge others
Open to ideas, feedback and knowledge sharing with others
Knowledge and experience of how to cooperate and work with people in an international environment
Strong communication skills with fluency in Spanish and English, both written and verbal
Excellent computer knowledge in MS Excel, PowerPoint and online tools
Lead by good example. Motivate, coach and develop co-workers.
Excellent analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage many things simultaneously and easily shift perspective from detailed to high level
Result oriented with desire and motivation to improve our business and look for better solutions.
This position is based in Mexico City and offers a rare opportunity to be part of the establishment of IKEA in a whole new market. You will get a chance to push boundaries and influence the direction of IKEA in Mexico. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective. Because here opportunities arise and growth follows.
If you are interested to be part of our team apply here!