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Förslaget inkom 2010-04-20

Ex-job/thesis work: Push open solution IKEA Components, Älmhult

Does an ex-job/thesis for “Push open solution” sounds interesting? Do you want to get knowledge about the IKEA organisation and the possibility to create good contacts for the future, then keep reading!

IKEA Components (ICOMP) is part of the IKEA group and share the IKEA vision and values. ICOMP create comprehensive cost and quality benefits for IKEA, through the development and purchase of raw materials, components and fittings. Our business is global and we are 750 employees based in Sweden, Slovakia and China.

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Ex-job/thesis work: Push open solution
IKEA Components, Älmhult

The IKEA range is continuously being updated in order to meet customer needs and there are more and more designs without knobs or handles. When the door/drawer design doesn’t allow a knob or handle a push open solution is used. In the IKEA range several different push open solutions are used in the different furniture families such as BESTÅ and TROLLSTA. We need to have an IKEA unique push open solutions that meets the needs and demands of the different functions and preferably one solution that works for both doors and drawers.

We want your help to develop a better push open solution which is flexible and can be used in many applications. It needs to be cost efficient and production friendly. It must be easy to assemble and safe to use for the customer.
The solution should pass current tests and it should be good enough to start up in mass production.

Final result should include:
• Pre study. What kinds of fittings/components are used on similar applications on the market today? Are these solutions protected by patents?
• Present a couple of ideas for different kinds of push open solutions.
• Review and evaluate the ideas and proceed with two to three of them.
• Make a patent search and produce prototypes for tests according to test requirements given by ICOMP.
• Full technical documentation shall be made.

We are looking for:
Two engineering students within design, construction or similar with a passion for home furnishing. You are at a high level in English both spoken and written since the essay will be reported in English. It is a demand that you have knowledge within CAD, preferable Solid Works. You will be expected to work on this project full time for 20 weeks during the autumn. The project will start in September 2010. You will be able to work from your university but it’s a great advantage if you have the possibility to work in our office in Älmhult most of the time.

As a person you are curious, technical and practical. Last but not least: you have a constant desire to learn new things!

Last day of application: 2010-05-07

If you have any questions about the assignment and IKEA Components please contact:
Elin Österstedt, +46 (0)476-58 24 66
Pontus Håkansson, +46 (0)476-814 32.

For other questions contact:
IKEA HR Service Centre, +46 (0)476-58 75 00.


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