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Product Requirement Engineer - Living Room

Älmhult, Kronobergs län - Utforska området Design och Produktutveckling Heltid


Company description

At Business area Living Room, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.

The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision.

The Product Engineering organization enables, thru innovation and together with other organizations, us to live up to and strengthen our democratic design and thereby support the Business Areas to deliver to better homes and better products.

The living room is the heart of the home and where we shape our lives together with family and friends – we relax, socialize and organize our living – and the sofa, armchair or sofa bed are central to many of the activities taking place in this important space. Our seating offer should also be affordable, beautiful and comfortable, and we are now on a journey to become the destination for living room seating. And it’s a journey where we don’t compromise on our Loving room spirit, where we build on our strengths while constantly improving where we need to, and we do it together!

Job description

We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer that can translate customer’s wishes into technical requirements. You will be responsible to identify and develop product requirements that will make products safe, loved by our customer and sellable on all our markets.

As Product Requirement Engineer you will work in the product development team as a requirement specialist. You will create a strong relationship with IKEA’s Requirement development department as well as engineers from the purchasing organization to secure understanding of the product requirements and a successful implementation.

You will have a good knowledge into IKEA specifications, standards and test methods relevant for the product areas you are responsible for. 

In this assignment your main responsibilities will be:

  • To develop product requirements for sustainable, safe and functional products
  • To identify and connect legal and market specific requirements on products
  • To develop durability and functional tests that resembles real life usage over the lifetime of the product
  • To communicate technical requirements/test methods to stakeholders e.g., product development team, engineers from Purchasing Organization, Test labs and Suppliers.
  • Responsible to identify applicable requirements and develop customer-based requirements.
  • Responsible for the product documentation and to verify product performance during development.


You probably have a University Degree in Engineering and a couple of years of experience from working with product development and requirement engineering. In the product requirement engineering field, you are regarded as experienced with the ability to lead yourself, take great responsibility and drive initiatives from start to finish. You have good analytical skills and high ability to coordinate, lead and inspire others.  

You have a passion for sharing knowledge and the ability to explain complex matters in an easy way. You are good at creating your own network and at working in teams and making things happen by involving and engaging people. Finally, you are experienced and motivated to work in a rapidly changing environment

More Information

The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. Please apply in English before May 22nd. 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. So don’t delay, please send us your application today.

For further information regarding the assignment, please contact Hiring Manager Jessica Nilsson via jessica.nilsson5@inter.ikea.com. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström on +4670-147 48 90.