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Supply Planner in Category Ceramics (m/f/d, fulltime, permanent)

Dortmund, Rhénanie du Nord-Westphalie - Explore le lieu Achats & Sourcing Temps plein

Description de poste

Company description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. We put togetherness at the heart of everything we do. Come see things a little differently with us.

IKEA is one of the world's leading home furnishing companies. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.

We are a value-driven company with a passion for life at home. We are empowered by our vision: to create a better everyday life for the many people!

Job description

Are you are interested in how goods are delivered to the customers on time and at a lowest possible cost? Do you want to learn about production capacity planning and order flow? Do you like both, working with numbers and people? Do you want to help IKEA have happy customers and reach great business results?

We are looking for a Supply Planner to join the Ceramics team. The Category Ceramics stands for a relevant part of the IKEA core business and contributes to our everyday success.

Both newcomers and experts are welcome and appreciated. As a Supply Planner you will be the link between IKEA and its suppliers on operational and logistic subjects. You will ensure 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. If you are curious, self-motivated & eager to support with your knowledge on supply chain & logistics, then this is a great opportunity for you!

As a Supply Planner you will:

  • Be part of a great team
  • Ensure the agreed service level by monitoring and taking required action on delivery precision.
  • Work closely with IKEA suppliers to provide them with relevant information, training, working methods and help them develop to the required performance levels.
  • Take the lead in operational capacity planning at supplier level and contributing to tactical capacity planning.
  • Follow-up, analyse and take actions, leading supplier logistics development through value chain improvement with a total cost approach.
  • Continuously update requests to responsible functions within the Supply Chain, including suppliers.
  • Daily troubleshooting, as well as finding solutions to avoid similar problems in the future.
  • Be curious and motivated to find more efficient and better ways of working.



  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain cost drivers and logistics, including different replenishment- and delivery solutions.
  • Good knowledge of production planning processes and high interest in optimizing the whole supply chain.
  • Organized and capable to prioritize.
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills.
  • Details and Solutions oriented.
  • Capable to run detailed data analyses.
  • Fluent English in both written and spoken.
  • Relevant university degree or equivalent knowledge from working experience.
  • Very good knowledge of Excel

More Information

Sounds interesting?

We offer you a variety of tasks with a fun, friendly, non-hierarchical, open and international team atmosphere. We strongly believe in developing people and letting them grow. If you grow, IKEA grows!

This position is based in Dortmund, Germany. We welcome all applications. Our culture and values are based on equal opportunities and we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. 

Sounds interesting?

Submit your application online and in English via our recruitment system SmartRecruiters as soon as possible, but latest on 7th of October 2022. If you have any questions, please send an email to the recruiting team via SmartRecruiters and we will come back to you.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!