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Product Design Engineer (Smart Air) |IKEA Home Smart

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Design & Product Development Full Time

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At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home Smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratising the smart home. 

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, helping 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 the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning, there’s lots more to come.  

Job description

At IKEA Home Smart, we impact millions of customers around the world, every day, by bringing home automation and intelligent products to the many people. We believe we are lucky to have brought together some of the best and most passionate engineers in the business.  

We are now looking for a Product Design Engineer, someone who shares our passion and can be the technical leader in the Smart Air Value Stream. 

In this role, you will  

  • Be responsible for planning and executing all the engineering activities in the product portfolio. 
  • Be in a collaborative and multifunctional environment, leading a team of highly skilled Engineers in the product development process. 
  • Be accountable for bringing the required engineering competencies into the projects. 
  • Be responsible for all the technical deliverables, ensuring they are in line with the planned schedule. 
  • Secure the performance of products regarding all technical aspects. 
  • Lead the Sustainability and Quality agenda in your value stream. 

The most important thing is that you will have a lot of fun together with your team, transforming innovations in new products to create a better everyday life for the many people! 


We are looking for you, who with a strong and contagious passion for developing great products, and the ability to lead. 

To be successful in this role, we believe that 

  • You have 5+ years experience in the engineering leading position with electronic, appliances, or similar products domain
  • You naturally lead people in an operational dimension, caring for them and the business results. 
  • You are capable of running multiple projects simultaneously; you will plan the engineering activities, identifying and communicating expectations and priorities in a clear way. 
  • You always have the customer in focus. 
  • You enjoy solving problems. 
  • You are familiar with principal engineering tools and methodologies, system engineering, requirements management, digital engineering, embedded hardware, and software development. 

IKEA of Sweden is a truly global work environment, so we expect you will be fluent in written and spoken English. Eager to get going? Feel like this is you? Amazing, then we would like to hear from you! 

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Please note this position is located in Älmhult, Sweden 

If you have any questions about the role please contact our Hiring Manager Luca Colciago via, and for questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Aorui via

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. Please note that we will review applications, as they come through so, do not delay, send in your application today!  

IKEA of Sweden AB has the responsibility to design and develop the IKEA range and offers an inspirational working environment, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world.