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IKEA Components China-Production Manager

Nantong, Jiangsu Sheng - Standort erkunden Produktion Vollzeit


Company description

The task of IKEA Components within IKEA is to pursue the development of future unique and customer-friendly solutions within fittings and components to the IKEA range. We create substantial cost and quality benefits for IKEA in our development and supply of raw materials, components and fittings. IKEA Components is part of the Inter IKEA group and shares the IKEA vision and values. Our business is global and employs 1500 people based in Sweden, Slovakia and China. Through co-operation with IKEA Purchasing and Logistic areas, we are also represented at several other sites around the world.

Job description
  • Secure P&D excellent operation through leading the leaders for the functions of Production.
  • Responsible to establish and secure good communication, business relations and partnership between different functions and stakeholders within IKEA.
  • Contribute to creation of Business plan and Responsible for P&D Action plan execution.
  • Responsible to secure succession planning and competence development to reach high-performing teams and leaders who inspire and empower the engagement from all co-workers by leading as example and living the IKEA Values.
  • Lead the organisation in a Lean and simple way, encourage to find and explore opportunities for eliminating waste, new ways of working and continuous improvement potentials in order to develop business and people.
  • Overall budget responsible for all the cost related staff, operational, travel and investment, including follow-up and deviation reporting within the area of responsibility.
  • Ensure health and safety work environment with zero accident approach and secure compliance with internal/external regulations.
  • Responsible for staff, shift and equipment planning based on volume forecast to secure operational business and activities.
  • Focus to Everyday Product Quality, Create co-workers quality awareness & behaviours to reduce damage and make 5S “ Neat & Clean” to maintain a clean, organized and safe environment throughout the Production.
  • Secure compliance and trainings for working processes, guidelines as well as laws and regulations (e.g.work instructions, system instructions, internal routines)

  • Good knowledge of IKEA strategic landscape.
  • Good knowledge in manufacturing and lean production.
  • Good knowledge in intra logistics.
  • Good knowledge in how to make and implement action plans, providing clear directions and following up on goals.
  • Good knowledge of cost drivers/profit and loss including key performance indicators.
  • Good knowledge in communication and coaching.
  • Good knowledge of IKEA supply chain.
  • Good knowledge and experience of change management.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and local languages.