At Business Area IKEA Home smart we develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home. To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning – there is lots more to come. Are you the one we are looking for to join us on the journey?
Are you the one who can help us by taking responsibility for the requirements during the whole development process of our physical products, disruptive IoT innovations that will shape the future life at home for millions of people?
Being a Product Requirement Engineer (PRE) for electronic products is a challenge! Since requirements vary from country to country and change all the time. As a PRE you work in close collaboration with colleagues, stakeholders and peers involved in the project during the whole development process, from beginning to the end of the development of a product. You will be a key player when it comes to identifying and creating product requirements forming the final end products, with an aim to secure that our products meet all the legal standards and the customer specific prerequisite.
In a day in the role as a PRE you will:
Define and create product requirements for end products.
Take part in reviewing prototypes & define product verification/validation tests during the development phase.
Initiate and secure/monitor/track that all certification tests are finalized successfully before product launch
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the product documentation
Having good insight of IKEA specifications, standards and test methods and keeping yourself updated on the latest changes that may influence the product areas
Be part of requirement forums to create/interpret regulatory and market specific requirements
We are looking for you who are passionate about product development and the important work to secure that the products are made in a compliant way, where the product requirements are in place. You have experience from creating innovative solutions and a great user experience in the area of the IoT products. You know how to build and work in a structured way in a changing environment, with a lot of dynamic, where you are finding your way forward in a persistent and thorough manner. Furthermore you are a true solution oriented team player, who are good at building trustful relationships with others (e.g. supplier, test-labs) to secure that products are right from the beginning and meet all requirements. You have high entrepreneurial drive, you stretch boundaries and dare to challenge what already exists and always strive to develop better products and solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.
You bring with you:
Relevant experience from the IoT/Electronics/product development Industry/Product certification/IEC standards
Capabilities and senior experience in working with requirements, testing and product certification
Knowledge and insights into requirements management and PLM systems
Capability to have a holistic view across the different technology domains
Does this sound like your next challenge?
The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions about the role please reach out to Daniel Lind, email@example.com and if you are having questions about recruitment process you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Warm welcome with you your CV and motivational letter in English latest by the 14th of March.
IKEA of Sweden AB has the responsibility to design and develop the IKEA range and offers an inspirational working environment, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world.