IKEA Purchasing Services cooperates with furniture and home furnishing manufacturers in Europe and distributes it worldwide. Our task is to find and develop suppliers to produce furniture with perfect design and quality for as many people as possible. There are about 150 of us in Prague - Zlicin, a team made of over 20 nationalities.
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About the job
• You will assure that agreed business setups are updated in the systems • You will follow-up, analyze and take actions to continuously improve supplier delivery performance and assure goods are shipped in time from suppliers • You will define the signal level for capacity exceptions and working towards exceptions • You will identify, implement and maintain the best logistical offer at the sales place from suppliers by working actively with replenishment solutions, lead times to make sure goods reaching the store with lowest possible cost • You will secure correct supply information to and from supplier and IKEA in such quality that it can be used directly towards the customers • You will work closely with IKEA suppliers to provide them with relevant training and working methods, in order to support their development to the required performance levels • You will proactively work with alarm /early warning systems to detect and prevent deviations from goals • You will actively contribute for best set-up of news/outgoing/activity items • You will do daily troubleshooting and at the same time find solutions to avoid similar future problems;
How is it to work in IKEA? • Attitude towards our colleagues is very simple – honest and frank employees always get a chance to grow both in their personal and career life in a way so all of us can contribute to better everyday life for us and for our customers • We do not intend to only fill in the positions here – we want to accept unique personalities who will share our values • We listen to our colleagues, we understand their needs and we support their ambitions and skills • We offer a possibility to work in a fast growing company and in an environment where people and togetherness are the main values
• You have logistic knowledge from university and/or working experience • You have strong knowledge of supply chain cost drivers from raw material to customer • You have strong knowledge of Supply chain logistics including different replenishment, delivery solutions and inventory management • You have good understanding of capacity planning, supplier logistics, transportation and purchasing • You speak fluent in English • You are proactive and analytical • You can identify and implement new solutions and to optimize the existing ones • You can create and support a good working relationship with suppliers and other supply chain colleagues • You are capable of dealing with multiple tasks under time pressure • You have strong communication skills and ability to work through others
Thanks for reading this far. We believe that your value is greater and more important than how much your CV can withstand. So if you like the idea of working at IKEA Components - Packaging & Handling materials team, write to People & Culture Generalist