Ikea Starts Hiring In Bengaluru After Opening Its Biggest Outlet In India; Check Job Roles In Demand, Location & More
The Swedish furniture and home appliances retailer IKEA has recently inaugurated its fourth store in India at Bengaluru. For this location, the furniture retailer has enlisted various job openings, providing the perks and benefits of working with the company.
As per the company’s website, all the job openings listed for IKEA’s Bengaluru center are for full-time positions, alongside an advertisement stating ‘we are now hiring in Bengaluru, also’.
Here’s everything you need to know about IKEA Bengaluru’s job openings.
Job Openings at Bengaluru IKEA
- Product Compliance Specialist
- Supply Planner, Textile Carpets
- Supply Planner, Category Area -Metal, Plastic, Float Glass, and Electronics
- Supply Planner, Textile Products
- Project Leader (Expansion Logistics)
- Multichannel Network Project Manager
- Cyber Engineer
- Service Fulfilment Operations Developer
- Senior Cyber Engineer
- Sales Co-worker (Basic Team)
- Succession Planning Specialist
- Public Relations Leader
- Goods Flow Team Leader – VR Mall
- Service Business Settlement Junior Specialist
- SSS Team-Leader – VR Mall
IKEA has mentioned providing employment to 1,000 people in the Bengaluru centre, of which 72% will be state/city locals.
The store has asserted to provide equal employment and pay opportunities to everyone, irrespective of gender, and has mentioned its headfast in empowering females. Additionally, according to the company, females are now taking over traditionally male-dominating jobs like forklift driving, power stacking, assembly, and installation services.
Bengaluru’s Centre Becomes India’s 4th IKEA Store
On June 22, 2022, the Swedish company IKEA launched its 4th store in India, its largest in the country till date. The state Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai inaugurated the store’s opening and announced an investment of Rs 3,000 crore in Karnataka.
Apart from the state capital, IKEA has three other outlets, its first one launched in Hyderabad in 2018, followed by the ones at Navi Mumbai and Mumbai, launched in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
Over this weekend, the new store in Bengaluru saw crowds waiting in line for roughly about 3 hours, to which IKEA expressed its gratitude on Twitter.
“It’s not MLAs queuing in Maharashtra to form government, it’s not an immigration queue to enter our country, it’s not a vaccination queue to avoid the Covid wave, it’s not pilgrims queuing in Tirupati for darshan, it’s the opening of an IKEA store in Bangalore,” said the chairman of RPG Enterprises, Harsh Goenka.