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Product Compliance Specialist - Quality Compliance(Shanghai)

Shanghai, China Quality & Lean Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: REF17827S

Date posted: 11/07/2024

Company description

Looking for a kick-start in your international career? Or have you been working for a few years and need new challenges?

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.

For you it is important that a job is not just ‘a job. Same for us! We offer a position that will challenge you every day and let you grow. For this position we are looking for a Product Compliance Specialist who is up for true adventure! In this role you will get a unique opportunity to grow your international experience and network from day 1.

Job description

Here is the deal:
You will work with our various locations to gain an overall picture and understanding of the whole Product Quality agenda. The idea is to offer you the opportunity to learn from the reality of each one of our offices, Moreover, you will also have the chance to work in:

Examples of assignments:

  • Lead and facilitate training for Business teams and Suppliers to develop competence about IKEA Specifications, testing, ways of working and compliance tools.
  • Perform spot checks to verify that new products comply with documentation requirements. Also, sometimes on a project basis, verify compliance on the running product range.
  • Coach and Support the Business teams in daily operations and in evaluating new potential suppliers by addressing risks/risk mitigation connected to Product safety and Chemical Compliance.
  • Mapping and performing risk assessment of critical chemical substances/materials and processes.
  • Participate in the development of new IKEA specification requirements, by securing input is given on potential impacts from a supply chain perspective.
  • Contribute to developing and lead the implementation of global product compliance working methods and tools, and co-ordinate local implementation.


We believe that you are as curious as we are, and you are eager to explore new places and to meet new people. You can perform complex analysis, risk assessment, and draw conclusions to support the right business decisions and implementations. You are a good communicator in English, both spoken and written, with the ability to communicate clearly and in a straightforward way. You have a holistic view, always having the Customer, Supplier, and total IKEA, compliance, and quality development in mind.
You have excellent communication and collaboration skills and can effectively work with other IKEA teams responsible for AI technology, to continuously learn and enhance their knowledge of AI trends, standards, and best practices through self-improvement efforts. You can transfer knowledge and working methods to co-workers and suppliers. Finally, you have the knowledge and understanding of business teams and suppliers' daily operations.

At IKEA we believe that magic happens when we work together. That is why we are looking for a true team player that is passionate about the IKEA culture and the IKEA brand.

What you have in your backpack:

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks on an operational level with great attention to details.
  • Ability to work in a structured and organized way.
  • Capability to communicate in a straightforward way and build relationships.
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Growing mindset with continuous improvement.
  • Willing to develop both quality and business.
  • Strong project management skill, facilitation skill and presentation skill, able to lead quality project or facilitate quality activity across organization.

More Information

The position is located in Shanghai. Please note that we will interview continuously, so send us your application online as soon as possible.

If you would like to know more about the position, please send us a message in SmartRecruiters! We will be happy to support you. 

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world leader in life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. We look forward to receiving your application! (In English)