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Product Specialist/Senior Product Specialist - R&D Supply Chain



Product, Operations
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

Product Specialist at IFS designs and maintains functionality included in IFS Cloud products. Tasks are focused on interpreting and analyzing business requirements to create fit-for-purpose and enterprise-grade software. Business value, usability and solution consistency are key aspects of this work.

We are looking for a Product Specialist to join one of our experienced teams, distributed across Sweden, Sri Lanka and Germany. The self-organized teams are working according to agile principles based on SCRUM.

Product Specialist work tasks include,

  • Functional and technical design of ERP system based on business requirements and strategic direction
  • Involvement in quality assurance activities such as manual and automated testing, review and maintenance of existing solutions
  • Create documentation, presentation and training material
  • Engage with requirement owners and other stakeholders
  • Share knowledge, guide and train colleagues


Domain knowledge in the Supply Chain.

  • Degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Transport/Material Management/Supply Chain or equivalent academic qualifications
  • Experience in software design/development
  • Experience with IFS Cloud versions or another ERP system
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Have an understanding of what constitutes an effective user experience

You are:

  • Positive, determined and have a can-do attitude
  • Goal and execution oriented
  • Pro-active, take initiative and assume responsibility
  • A creative forward thinker
  • A team player
  • An effective communicator in English

Additional Information

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance.

IFS Fact
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 6,000+ employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.