EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Rhône-Alpes; Centre-Est
Location of affected unit(s): Lyon, Saint-Quentin-Fallavier


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
Group: Ikea

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-10-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-11-2021
Planned Job Creation: 140

Additional Information

The Swedish furniture group Ikea has announced its plans to recruit 140 employees at its shop in Lyon Grand Parilly (Rhône) and at the distribution centre in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (Isère). The positions are open mainly in the areas of catering and logistics. Ikea is looking for new employees sharing the group values and passionate about interior design. 

Ikea in France has more than 11000 workers spread over 36 points of sale of different formats as well as 4 logistics distribution centres (in Châtres, Fos-sur-Mer, Metz, Saint Quentin Fallavier, 1 customer support center in Evry and 1 head office in Plaisir).