FOOD Purchaser
San Sebastián De Los (Avenida De Matapiñonera 9), M, ES
hace 4 días


As a Food Purchaser at INGKA Procurement and INTER IKEA your role is to support the Spanish and global organisation of IKEA Food Services with the purchase of the local / global range of food products.

IKEA Food department is about attracting visitors to the stores, encouraging IKEA store visitors to stay longer and enjoy more, offering great food with quality at the lowest prices, giving visitors a tasty reason to return again and again.

  • You have a university degree within Business school, Food processing / agricultural engineering school, or corresponding knowledge.
  • You have at least 3 years experience either from the retail business, preferably within food purchasing activities, or has worked as a purchaser within catering companies.
  • You have experience of food purchasing procedures and food safety
  • We want you to contribute with initiatives and continuously improve and look for better solutions
  • You are open for feedback and share your knowledge with others
  • You are service minded and create good relations as well as plan you time well
  • As a person you have a business mindset with a strong drive.
  • You have excellent negotiation skills and you know how to work with cost drivers in the purchasing part of the supply chain.
  • You are a good leader with great co-operation and communication skills and you like to interact with people and build trustworthy relations.
  • Besides Spanish you are fluent in English
  • You are used to work in Excel and PowerPoint

  • You will be responsible for sourcing all products in the national IKEA Food range in securing the suppliers comply with all IKEA requirements on quality and sustainability, including animal welfare.
  • You will have the responsibility for leading purchase projects about IKEA Food equipments, from the very start to the final agreements.
  • You, together with the team, will secure the best buy for IKEA in Spain or other countries.
  • You will actively improve and develop the IKEA business as well as to lead and follow the INGKA Procurement & Inter IKEA purchase process.
  • You will build trustful relations with stakeholders and suppliers to achieve the best solutions
  • You will contribute and share experiences with other purchasers within INGKA Procurement & Inter IKEA.
  • You will be part of INGKA Procurement and Inter IKEA and report to the Country Purchase Manager. This position is placed at IKEA Service Office in Madrid.

    You will also be part of a bigger team that consists of purchase around the world. It is a temporary assignment for approximately one year.


    IKEA is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a values-driven company and our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

    In order to run the everyday IKEA business there is a need for various products and services (everything from shopping trollies and forklifts to IT-solutions and marketing services).

    These products and services are supplied by the Procurement function in IKEA Group, which consists of a global network with more than 500 co-workers located in Älmhult, Malmö, Wiesbaden, Philadelphia and Shanghai and in most countries where IKEA operates.

    Together with key competences across the world we contribute to a greater customer experience.

    We are on an exciting journey with a big growth agenda and we have an inspiring plan how to reach our goals. If you want to be part of something big, this could be the right challenge for you!


    We are looking forward to receive your application (CV and cover letter), written in English, latest 30 of September 2020.

    Only online application will be accepted.

    If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Country Procurement Manager Raul Rodriguez at raul.rodriguez ingka. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Johanna Kelenc Fridlund at johanna.


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