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|About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.
As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
About Al-Futtaim IKEA
We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.
Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
You are to represent IKEA brand at the required level and maintain store standards to the required level.
What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:
Live and share the IKEA values every day
Higher School / Trade School Graduate.
6 – 8 years’ experience as a carpenter.
Good experience in Finishing Carpentry, metal and wood works, painting, wall construction and floor covering, electrical and mechanical maintenance.
Good written and verbal English
Good written and verbal Arabic is preferred
Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others.
Personal leadership skills
Continuous Improvement approach.
About the Position
We are currently looking for a Carpenter for our Store at Dubai Festival City. As a Carpenter, you will be responsible for all the technical construction of all carpentry and paint work in the store, repair of merchandise and store assets and in the proper maintenance of showroom furniture and fixtures, as directed by the Com-In Manager.
Key specific accountabilities:
Undertake and carry out the company’s carpentry and other maintenance requirements as outlined by the workshop Coordinator and/ or Com-in Manager.
Assist the Interiors Designer/VM/Activity teams as required during store remodeling or the catalogue launch planning, in carpentry related work; schedule and complete the comIn team’s needs to meet deadlines.
Liaise with the Workshop Coordinator and / or Com-In Manager to determine the scope of routine maintenance required and carry out the work as required.
Draw up a list of materials and equipment, when required, on all work to be performed and submit it to the Workshop Coordinator.
Set up or dismantle store and back-office fixtures, as well as handle their maintenance and repair.
Repair damaged carpentry & paint work when necessary and support in providing technical assistance to customers as and when required.
Ensure safety at all times while working in any area of the store (Selling & non-Selling areas) and take action when needed.
Minimize cost by maximizing/reusing materials and resources.