Open position at IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe

Supply Planner

Work schedule
Řevnická 170, 155 00 Praha-Zličín, Czechia

IKEA Purchasing Services s r.o. is a purchasing organization which ensures both purchasing of material from suppliers located in Europe and distribution into retail stores IKEA worldwide, or distribution of components directly to suppliers. You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.  

About you

  • You have logistic knowledge from university and/or working experience
  • You have strong knowledge of supply chain cost drivers from raw material to customer
  • You have strong knowledge of Supply chain logistics including different replenishment, delivery solutions and inventory management
  • You have good understanding of capacity planning, Supplier Logistics, transportation and purchasing
  • You speak fluent in English
  • You are proactive and analytical
  • You can identify and implement new solutions and to optimize the existing ones
  • You can create and support a good working relationship with suppliers and other supply chain colleagues
  • You are capable of dealing with multiple tasks under time pressure
  • You have strong communication and ability to work through others

IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe
IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe

About the job

  • You will assure that agreed business setups are updated in the systems
  • You will follow-up, analyze and take actions to continuously improve supplier delivery performance and assure goods are shipped in time from suppliers
  • You will define the signal level for capacity exceptions and working towards exceptions
  • You will identify, implement and maintain the best logistical offer at the sales place from suppliers by working actively with replenishment solutions, lead times to make sure goods reaching the store with lowest possible cost
  • You will secure correct supply information to and from supplier and IKEA in such quality that it can be used directly towards the customers
  • You will work closely with IKEA suppliers to provide them with relevant training and working methods, in order to support their development to the required performance levels
  • You will lead, encourage and support supplier with SDP way of working that Supplier takes ownership for its own logistic
  • You will proactively work with alarm /early warning systems to detect and prevent deviations from goals
  • You will actively contribute for best set-up of news/outgoing/activity items
  • You will do daily troubleshooting and at the same time find solutions to avoid similar future problems;

IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe
IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe

Why will you enjoy working with us?

  • You will work in a company that is successful and favourite among people
  • You will meet the same optimists like you are on daily basis
  • Your job will have a good feeling about your job because it makes sense
  • You will have 5 weeks of deserved holiday
  • You will work in a cozy working environment in Zličín offices

How is it to work in IKEA?

  • Attitude towards our colleagues is very simple – honest and frank employees always get a chance to grow both in their personal and career life in a way so all of us can contribute to better every day life for us and for our customers
  • We do not intend to only fill in the positions here – we want to accept unique personalities who will share our values
  • We listen to our colleagues, we understand their needs and we support their ambitions and skills
  • We offer a possibility to work in a fast growing company and in an environment where people and togetherness are the main values

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