Sustainability Developer

  • IKEA
  • Shanghai, China
  • Oct 16, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability

Job Description


To directly support a Distribution Centre (DC/CDC) in implementing and maintaining the Sustainability and IGR work as it pertains to the IKEA Sustainability Strategy. To ensure our DC/CDC’s comply with local environmental laws and regulations and challenge the organisation so we stay focused and not compromise long term goals for short term gains. 


  • • To support the core business to develop the DC/CDC, Transport operations in a sustainable way.

    • Co-ordinate, implement and develop the Sustainability related work within the DC/CDC, Transport.

    • Create and implement Sustainability local action plans and goals based on the IKEA Sustainability Strategy, DS Area Business plan and the Local DC/CDC, Transport BPL.

    • Report and follow up Sustainability results and key figures.

    • Ensure the DC/CDC and Transport are in compliance with IKEA’s minimum social, working and environmental demands as outlined in IWAY.

    • Secure environmental legal compliance of the DC/CDC.

    • Partner with DC/CDC Manager, facilities and or property to meet our goals in IGR and Energy Efficiency.

    • Support and develop common working methods in DS Global S&E matrix group and the Regional S&E network.

    • Secure the DC/CDC complies with the S&E BR block.

    • Support Transport with IWAY spot-checks on carriers where needed.



  • • Internal: 1-2 years working experience in an active environmental program/project relating to facilities.

    • External: 2-3 years of Environmental compliance work experience.

    • In-depth knowledge of relevant Social & Environmental legislations and regulations

    • Basic knowledge of DC operations.

    • Good understandings of the IKEA Supply Chain and its related Sustainability aspects.

    • Fluent in English and local language(s), both written and spoken.

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