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IKEA Careers Near Me – Handyperson

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About the job

At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.

We are looking to welcome a new Visual Merchandising & Activities Team Assistant to their Interior Design team!

In the IKEA world, we call this position a Visual Merchandising Team Assistant

Expected Starting Date: 4th November 2023

• Living Wage Foundation Employer

We have a range of contracts available from 12 hours to 39 hours per week

This role require availability to occasionally work late evenings and, weekends Shifts may change according to business/project need.

• Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews
• We offer permanent contracts, advanced scheduling & regular weekend off

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Flexi Holiday Plan
• Family Friendly childcare & wellbeing support
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!


Experience of working in a fast retail environment

Practical skills that support commercial changes: for example, basic wiring, tiling, painting, and assembly/disassembly of shop fixtures where required

Recognised training of basic hand tool electrical & ladder training (or equivalent), documented annual check to assess works to a certified standard including:

-Electrical Regulations and best practises for electrical


-Working with single phase (domestic) mains electricity

-Safe use of ladders

-Cable routing

-Correct termination of cables

-Correct wiring of plugs and light fittings

-Safe use of basic hand tools for shop fitting

-Safe use of selected power tools for shop fitting

Basic knowledge of IKEA fixtures including correct assembly and weight limitations

Understanding of Com&In Health and Safety practises

Ability to collaborate with key functions including facilities.

Ability to work together with others to work effectively as part of a team.

Confidence in approaching and communicating clearly with different people in various situations.

A flexible, hands-on approach to responsibilities and the ability to meet set deadlines.

Supporting the Implementation of commercial changes in the retail unit/s for practical works including basic wiring, tiling, painting, and assembly/disassembly of shop fixtures where required

Maintaining a Store In Shape of New approach including proactive planning for range changes

Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge around compliance requirements for basic electrical works Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, minimise disruption and remain aware at all times of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors.

Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with the Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of actions on the financial results.

Secure high quality, simplicity and cost-consciousness in the execution of work by using best practises and following established best practise routines

Actively contribute to the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long term profitability and execute the agreed plans in close co-operation with other functions.

Implement the agreed Com&In/Store action plan with a sense of urgency and an eye of detail in order to support the creation of a strong visual impression in the store

Ability to support implementations away from home site when required

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful candidates will receive information about the next steps via email. You might be invited to complete a short video interview with pre-recorded questions, it only takes 2 minutes & can be done anytime & anywhere on a phone, laptop, or tablet. So just find a quiet spot and tell us why you would love to work for IKEA!
Third step, if successful you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

For any advice or support, email us @ [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help!

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