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Product Lifecycle Engineer, IKEA Home smart

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Beliggenhed Design og Produktudvikling Fuldtid


Company description

At IKEA Home smart we develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realise their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home. To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning–there is lots more to come. Are you the one we are looking for to join us on the journey?

Job description

Do you want help us create smart home products that will shape the future life at home for the many people?

Do you have an interest for requirement work during the development process of physical products?

Then you should join us as our new Product Lifecycle Engineer (PLE).

The Product Lifecycle Engineer is a key role in the engineering team, with responsibility to take care of and maintain our products. Your main tasks will be administration, documentation and following up on certification activities, as well as taking part in and leading compliance projects. You will help to secure that product information is up-to-date and according to guidelines and standards, as well to be the one having an a nose for where gaps are in our compliance work.

As a PLE you work in close collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders involved in the project during the whole development process.

In a day in the role as a PLE you will:

  • Support to define and initiate regulatory assessments
  • Work closely with third party tests labs and IKEA representatives throughout the world
  • Responsible to perform moderate changes on products including technical requirements, labels & markings etc.
  • Initiate and track that all certification tests following time schedule and are finalized successfully before product launch for all IKEA sales markets
  • Be part of requirement/regulatory forums to create/interpret regulatory requirements


We are looking for you who enjoy working with product development and have an interest in making products sellable. You have experience from creating innovative solutions and a great user experience in the area of the IoT products. You know how to work in a structured way in a changing environment. Furthermore you are a true solution oriented team player, who are good at building trustful relationships with others to secure that products are right from the beginning and meet all requirements. You value good administration, based on previous work experience, and finding ways to establish order and deliver results. You stretch boundaries and dare to challenge what already exists and always strive to develop better products and solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.

You bring with you:

  • Relevant experience from the IoT/Electronics/product development Industry
  • Familiar with working with product certification and IEC standards/CBScheme
  • Knowledge and insights into requirements management and PLM systems
  • Capability to have a holistic view across the different technology domains

More Information

The position is placed in Älmhult, Sweden. Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English  latest September 30th. We are working with continuous selection, so don´t hesitate to apply.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Hiring Manager Daniel Lind +46 (0) 723 528 731 . For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Maria Fröberg Larsson +46 766 190 996.