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Engineering Domain Manager – Inventory and Logistics Operations

Amsterdam, Netherlands Engineering & Technology Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: 225424

Date posted: 10/07/2024

Why we will love you

For the retail area Fulfilment & Core Services, we envision you as a distinguished leader who perfectly merges deep expertise in digital technology with a strategic vision to lead the engineering teams of the area. Your exceptional ability to foster innovation and guide teams through complex technological transformations is a key driver in our digital strategy. You are celebrated for leading teams to new heights of excellence and integrating technical strategies seamlessly with our larger business objectives.

Your leadership is both inclusive and empowering, focused on nurturing talent and instilling a culture of continuous learning and development. Communication is a pivotal tool, essential for building collaboration and ensuring alignment across diverse teams and stakeholders. Your professional experience demonstrates a strong track record in leading engineering teams, particularly in senior roles and leaders of leaders, navigating challenging environments with strategic agility. With a solid background in software engineering and architecture, you contribute valuable insights into the development of scalable digital solutions. Your commitment to modern software engineering practices, emphasizing automation and efficiency, is fundamental to our future digital initiatives. We are looking for someone who combines technical expertise with visionary leadership, passionate about leveraging technology to enhance user experience and drive business growth with impactful results at a high pace. If this describes you, we would be excited to have you join our team

Your responsibilities

• Accountable for the overall technical cohesion and direction for the Inventory & logistics Operations Domain within the retail area of Fulfillment & Core Services including but not limited to shaping and delivering the technical OKRs, securing, and delivering the architecture runways.
• Responsible for setting and driving execution of the technology objectives for the Domain.
• Collaborate with the digital area / functional managers and other counterparts in the organization to define and execute a strategy and roadmap of change that both drive business performance and technical progression in terms of modern technology practices and architecture for Fulfilment & Core Services.
• Accountable for the operational activities and daily running of all the domains system, ensuring that they meet the defined SLA’s.
• Lead a senior leadership team that can lead, inspire and develop a large group of engineers ensuring that all teams understand the overall vision, direction, delivery process and responsibilities for any given initiative.

About this work area

At Group Digital, we set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast-moving environment. We ensure the development, provision, and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people, and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability.

Questions and support? Let's connect!

The role is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands and you will report to the Digital Area Manager of Fulfilment & Core Services.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to the recruiter Rhian Denton (

We will be interviewing continuously and are looking forward to hearing from you!

At IKEA we are convinced that an equal every day is a better every day. We put equality, inclusion, and humanism at the heart of everything we do, including recruitment. We are committed to creating a workplace as diverse as the world is, and as inclusive as the world should be. We actively work for IKEA to be a place where people of all genders, ethnicities, races, nationalities, abilities, and sexual orientations feel welcome and able to be themselves.

Please respect that due to GDPR we cannot review any applications coming to us in other ways than through our recruitment system. Our recruitment process is fully digital until the final stages.

We’re looking forward to receiving your application!