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Sustainability Developer, Category Food Logistics Services

Праттельн, Kanton Basel-Landschaft - Изучите местоположение Социальная ответственность полная занятость

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Company description

About us

Supply Chain Operations organisation with its ~ 750 co-workers connects our customers with IKEA products in a simple, affordable and sustainable way. We deliver excellent transport and logistic solutions today, tomorrow and over time by optimizing replenishment solutions, defining physical goods flow capacity needs, managing the goods flow, sourcing & developing transport & logistics capacities and leading & securing supply quality.

Job description

About the job

In Category Food Logistics Services, we source, procure and operate cold chain transportation, warehousing and logistics services for IKEA Food. To support and develop our Sustainability agenda, we are currently looking for a Sustainability Developer to join our team in Pratteln.

In this role you will be responsible to define, develop and support our processes in Food Logistics Services to secure the stability and growth of IKEA from a sustainability perspective on a global scale.

If you love the idea of joining a new business in Inter-IKEA, you are not afraid to venture in the unknown and are motivated by co-creation and collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders, then we would love to get to know you!

Your assignment as Sustainability Developer includes:

  • Challenge and drive the sustainability agenda in Category Food Logistics Services, as well as contribute to its Safety agenda.
  • Actively engage with relevant internal and external stakeholders to identify, assess potentials and support sustainability projects that will support our agenda.
  • Actively participate in global matrix working groups and contribute to global sustainability development projects and/or cross-category activities.
  • Contribute to IWAY development activities and social agenda topics, by doing risk assessments and gap analysis, analysing trends and providing input and support to mitigate risks, close gaps and enhance sustainability performance.
  • Facilitate trainings for internal and external stakeholders with the aim of increasing the competence in food logistics related sustainability topics.
  • Monitor and assess the impact of regional and local policy development related to sustainability.
  • Evaluate, report and follow up on the sustainability KPIs and PIs.
  • Lead the Yearly Environmental Survey process and propose improvement actions to the business teams.
  • Identify and act upon potential sustainability risks areas, in collaboration with the category areas and Supply Operations.


About you

You may be the right person for us if:

  • the IKEA culture & values inspire you, every day;
  • you have a strong drive to contribute to positive sustainability developments
  • you have been previously involved in working with the sustainability agenda of a global Supply Chain organisation
  • you have excellent project management skills
  • you are self-driven and you feel comfortable taking the initiative and driving our sustainability agenda across units and functions, both inside and outside the company
  • you have a university degree in sustainability or other relevant area and/or experience from working in the field of sustainability in a global Supply Chain organization   
  • you are a good and inspiring communicator and have the capability to build trustful relationships 
  • you understand supply chain cost drivers and know how to influence them
  • you are fluent in English, both written and spoken

More Information

Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – before June 15th, 2021. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you want to work with us and why you would be a good fit for this role. If you have any questions regarding the assignment, please contact Ivelina at Ivelina.georgieva@inter.ikea.com or reach out to Stefan, at stefan.achermann1@inter.ikea.com or via phone +41 79 942 50 42, if you have questions regarding the recruiting process.