Supply Planner, Layer Glued team, 2 year contract

Job Location:

Kaunas, Lithuania

Job Description:

Job Description

About you 
As a person you have strong communication and negotiating skills. You are analytical and able to analyse data and information. You are used to working extensively with computer systems. Besides, you are self-driven and enjoy looking for new solutions and to optimize the existing ones.

We also think you have:

About the job 
For us at IKEA, the most important thing is that our co-workers share our values, such as togetherness and enthusiasm, constant desire for renewal and simplicity. We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging position in a global organization.

Our attitude towards our colleagues is very simple – honest and frank employees always get a chance to grow both in their personal and career life, so all of us can contribute to a better everyday life for us and for our customers. We listen to our colleagues, we understand their needs and we support their ambitions and skills.

About the assignment

A Supply Planner is the link between IKEA and its suppliers on all operational and logistic issues. The Supply Planner ensures that the agreed business setups are followed, updated and improved to secure the highest level of product availability for IKEA's customers with the lowest total Supply Chain cost. A Supply Planner within Purchasing & Logistics works in a material-oriented team, in close co-operation with the Business Developer and the Production Engineer.

As a Supply Planner some of your main tasks will be to:

  • Ensure agreed service level by monitoring and taking required action on delivery performance.
  • Work with information visibility by assuring that systems are updated with correct parameters (information).
  • Communicating update requests to responsible functions within the Supply Chain including suppliers.
  • Work closely with IKEA suppliers to provide them with relevant information, training, working methods and help them develop to the required performance levels.
  • Follow-up, analyse and take actions to continuously improve supplier performance.
  • Daily troubleshooting and at the same time find solutions to avoid similar future problems.

In some cases recruitment processes may take time, so we kindly ask you to be patient in this regard.

Please send your application in English only! We are looking forward to getting to know you soon!

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of the supply process is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. Purchasing & Logistics Area North Europe is one of total of 9 Purchasing & Logistics Areas within IKEA, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund and Kaunas.

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Contact: Human Resources
Inter IKEA Group


December 27, 2017
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