Product Design Developer trainee

Product Design Developer trainee

IKEA of Sweden AB

About job:

Company Description

Do you want to Develop products to improve life at home for the many people with small wallets?

Are you a little obsessed with life at home and how to solve people´s needs, how to best utilise our material and production capabilities to reach the lowest price?

Are you a true team player who sees possibilities and have a hands-on approach?

Do you say why, why not and what if…

We are looking for candidates to our Product Design Developer trainee program where you during a year will attend the program and at the same time learn and develop into the role while being together with an experienced PDD and their team with your own development project/s.

Job Description

As a Product Design Developer (PDD) in IKEA of Sweden, you lead the product development from idea to a final product, ready to meet our customers. Together with a multifunctional team of specialists, you will secure that our products have the IKEA identity and fulfil all the five dimensions of Democratic Design, as great form, function, quality, sustainability and low price.

You interpret people’s needs and dreams into IKEA products for today and tomorrow and you are constantly striving to utilize all the capabilities throughout our value chain to reach the lowest price.

To deliver on time and within budget are both priorities in this role. You use your imagination and entrepreneurship to find great solutions for people´s needs, and thereby generate growth through a sustainable business.


You get energy from our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people built on deep knowledge about life at home and customer needs. You have a curious and courageous mind set and an urge to continuously improve, change and influence.

You get energy from making things better and at the same time create what we have not done before. When you spot a great idea, you know how to inspire people and create a good collaboration with your team and people across an organisation that delivers a good result - because you have done it before.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in product and business development
  • Experience from leading creative processes and bringing different functions together
  • Good understanding of IKEA identity and Democratic Design
  • Ability to go from knowledge and insights, via imagination, to make it happen
  • Good understanding of IKEAs total value chain

As you are going to work in an international context, you are fluent in English, both verbal and in written.

Get behind the scenes of IKEA product development and experience what we are working on and how we make it happen!

Additional information

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest April 4th.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson at +46 (0)766 190 996

How to apply


Tulpanvägen 8
Kronobergs län

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