Skip to main content
No jobs have been saved yet.

Design, Creation & Communication

Electrician (12 month Temporary Contract)

Warrington, United Kingdom Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full time
Explore location

Job Description

Job ID: 238145

Date posted: 24/05/2024

IKEA Warrington are looking to welcome a new Electrician to their Communication and Interior Design team!

In the IKEA world, we call this position a Visual Merchandising Team Assistant

The role of Visual Merchandising Team Assistant has a starting salary of £25,184. Following secondment principles, if a salary increase is awarded it will be paid as a secondment allowance. The amount decided is dependent on the successful candidate’s current base salary and their displayed competencies for the role. The co-worker's current benefits remain the same for the duration of the secondment, bonus level is subject to change.

Due to health & safety candidates must be over 18 years of age!

Expected Starting Date: 29th June 2024

• Starting salary of £25,184
•39 hours working 5 days out of 7, potential weekend, nightshift working may be required throughout the year when the store has range changes.
• Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews
• We offer permanent contracts, advanced scheduling & regular weekend off

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Flexi Holiday Plan
• Family Friendly childcare & wellbeing support
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!


We are looking for someone with passion about home furnishings and have customer at heart in everything they do.

•Level 2 city and guilds.
•Recognised training of basic hand tool electrical & Ladder training (or equivalent), documented annual check to assess works to a certified standard including:
•Electrical Regulations and best practises for electrical safety
•Working with single phase (domestic) mains electricity
•Safe use of ladders
•Cable routing
•Correct termination of cables
•Correct wiring of plugs and light fittings
•Safe use of basic hand tools for shop fitting
•Understanding of Com&In Health and Safety practises
•Creative thinking supported by commercial visual competence and a keen eye for aesthetic
•Actively seeking new and improved ways of working simply and cost-efficiently
•Openness to change and flexibility in varying fast paced environment
•Work well and collaborative in their approach within team and other functions
•Positive communication style using influencing skills and situational leadership

•Supporting the Implementation of commercial changes in the retail unit/s for practical works including basic wiring and assembly/disassembly of shop fixtures where required
•Maintaining a Store In Shape of New approach including proactive planning for range changes
•Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge around compliance requirements for basic electrical works
•Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, minimise disruption and remain aware at all times of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors.
•Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with the Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of actions on the financial results.
•Secure high quality, simplicity and cost-consciousness in the execution of work by using best practises and following established best practise routines
•Actively contribute to the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long term profitability and execute the agreed plans in close co-operation with other functions.
•Implement the agreed Com&In/Store action plan with a sense of urgency and an eye of detail in order to support the creation of a strong visual impression in the store
•Ability to support implementations away from home site when required
•Working with the wider Visual Merchandiser Team to complete tasks when a new range is introduced.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, if successful you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers.

Come see the wonderful workday where we create a better everyday life for the many!

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

For any advice or support, email us at and we’ll be happy to help!