Want to be a part of giving the IKEA product range that extra shine?
IKEA Components holds a unique position within the IKEA value chain. We develop and supply IKEA with customer friendly component solutions for better products – and better homes. This includes a responsibility for selected components and raw-material, which means develop, purchase and supply to IKEA suppliers. IKEA Components also have the assignment to provide After Sales service of components to the end customers. Our business is global and today employs 1400 people based mainly in Sweden, Slovakia and China.
But that is not all, we are currently growing. By taking over the responsibility for IKEA retail equipment we are on a journey towards taking our assignment to the next step, creating a new IKEA business that is even more affordable, accessible and sustainable. The retail equipment range is an important part of the IKEA identity. It supports presenting, selling and handling of the IKEA product range, strengthens the IKEA Brand and helps visitors enjoy the full IKEA experience.
-Develop and maintain, based on Chinese legislation and IKEA requirements, the China market food requirements and establish enterprise standards according to business demands.
- Support the import control and the operational compliance during importation, transportation and storage of food products in the DC, providing to the relevant stakeholder the technical documents needed (product specifications, test reports, certificates);
-Represent Inter IKEA group including but not limited to China food wholesale companies upon products requirement and compliance relevant government activities accordingly, including responsible for all necessary licenses related to food products, authority investigation and product recall activities on the standpoint of China wholesaler
-Contribute in competence development activities for relevant food products requirements to secure right competence in the business, including license requirement related to specific food product import business, internal process/documentation establishment to fulfil authority requirements
-Give input to the food products requirement process in Range and Supply and on the food standardization process in China in order to create correct requirement to reach compliance
-Responsible for building and maintaining relations with standardization communities, relevant authorities and alliances as well as internal IKEA stakeholders
-Follow up and interpret on food China GB establishment and development trends, and responsible for influence future market food & alcoholic products requirements with the customer in focus based on a global IKEA approach
-University degree in food engineering, food technician, food lawyer or equivalent.
- Knowledge of Chinese food legislation and standards.
-Familiar with China system for developing food and alcoholic products requirements
-Fluent in English and Chinese, both spoken and written
-Good knowledge in IKEA products, IKEA concept and overall IKEA business processes
-Building and maintain relationships
-Inspired by the complexity of China market
-Inspired by the IKEA vision
-A strong desire to influence, challenge and improve established standards and legislations
C JOB-SPECIFIC CAPABILITIES
-Ability to build trustworthy relations within the sphere of influence
-Strong communication skills to different groups internally and externally as well as experts and non-experts
-Dare to actively take discussion and debates
-Knowledge of business negotiation
The location of this position in Shanghai. We are look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously so do not delay, send in your application today!