Product Requirement Specialist Food, IKEA of Sweden

Product Requirement Specialist Food, IKEA of Sweden

Job title: Product Requirement Specialist Food, IKEA of Sweden

Company: Ikea

Job description: Company Description

The product range is our identity and Range & Product Engineering at IKEA is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to our vision. We have the responsibility to lead and ensure that IKEA always develop and create outstanding, creative engineering solutions that are built on requirements enabling all products to be safe and healthy at all times. We lead proactive identification and establishment of needed product requirements and associated verification methods to meet the exponential growth of demands in an ever changing world.

Job Description

Is it important to secure that we are having healthy, safe and compliant food?

If yes, this could be your next challenge.

We are looking for a Product Requirement Specialist for Food, to support the development and verification process, with identification, documentation and interpretation of relevant national and international regulations and standards for food products development. Your goal are to participate in the creation of pre-requisites for a healthy, safe and compliant range of IKEA Food products. By building a network of stakeholders in external alliances and standardization organizations, you will influence relevant new and existing legislation, regulations and standards. Internally you´ll work in close collaboration with different teams for product development and product engineering. Depending on the demands on the Requirement Engineering team, your area of responsibility might vary slightly and you will have the possibility to engage in and broaden your knowledge in other requirement areas as well.


You have good knowledge and experience in identifying legal requirements and standards applicable to food development and packages. Your understanding of the ways in which food legislation and standards are being developed and maintained and how they are applied in food development is good and deep. You have an interest in improving ways of working and to take the lead in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders as the true networker you are. Your skills in English are very good, both in verbal and in written communication.

Furthermore you:

  • You know how to interpret complex subjects and identify needed actions, while translating these complex issues to something that is easy to comprehend
  • Show the way forward for development of product requirements for Food and secure that they are documented and communicated in a clear and simple way
  • Support the organization with competence development activities and implementation of product requirements

Additional Information

The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions about the role please reach out to our hiring Manager Jens Ekwall +46 (0) 766 190 915 and if you are having questions about recruitment process you are welcome to contact Recruitment Specialist Maria Fröberg Larsson +46 (0) 706 190 996.

Warm welcome with you your CV and motivational letter in English latest by December, 5th.

Expected salary:

Location: Älmhult, Kronoberg

Job date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 23:22:27 GMT

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