Goods Flow Team Leader

Job Location:

Manama, Bahrain

Job Description:

Job Description

Your Assignment:

  • Influence and lead the goods flow team in order to contribute to the highest stock availability for customers at the lowest possible cost every day by ensuring the store goods flow process is executed correctly.
  • Contribute with relevant goods flow input and feedback to the store business plan and logistics action plan.
  • Work actively with and implement the agreed logistics actions stated by the store business plan into the goods flow process.
  • Influence positively the quality of products, merchandising and customer shopping experience in the store.
  • Provide support in identifying and developing the many talents in the goods flow team to secure succession planning.
  • Live the IKEA values and nurture a strong and living IKEA culture that inspires extraordinary achievements in the store and in the goods flow team specifically.
  • Secure that the work of the goods flow team complies with the IKEA code of conduct, internal IKEA regulations and local legislation relating to health, safety and security and environment.
  • Ensure efficient daily goods flow operations in the role's area of responsibility according to the Global Service Protocol. 
  • This includes the counting process, ready-by-opening and minimising wait times at merchandise pick

Job Requirements:


  • Understanding of budget, cost and key performance indicators and how to use them to plan, follow up and steer the business.
  • Analytical and numerical skills.
  • Skilled in creating an efficient and cost-effective commercial performance.
  • Understand and actively use all IKEA manuals, specifically the In-store Logistics the IKEA Way manual
    to build additional competence. 
  • Skilled in retail and/or logistics processes, tools and working methods.
  • Sound understanding of the IKEA Code of Conduct, as well as regulations and legislation relating to health, safety and security. 
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced retail or logistics environment.
  • Experience and interest in retailing and/or home furnishing.
  • Experience of setting and implementing action plans and providing clear direction and following up goals.
  • Available to work weekends and late nights. 

Additional Information

You will start your work assignment in Saudi Arabia IKEA store for 1-3 months as part of your onboarding process. 

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Contact Information:

Contact: Human Resources


January 2, 2018
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