Helly Hansen is looking for a JR R& D Technical Coordinator

Responsible for the internal testing procedures and lab facilities. Assist the R&D team and R&D manager with evaluating and testing new materials and technologies. Help the material team in evaluating inline materials and quality cases. Build a performance-based fabric data base. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Set up, manage and take care of the lab facilities making sure smooth-running function (including arrange calibration and maintenance when needed and enough supplies of consumable).
  • Set up, review and maintain testing protocols for all instrumentations and make sure proper clear reporting of the results is done.
  • Carry out testing on all the laboratory instrumentations.
  • Train lab facility users and make sure testing protocols and Health and Safety procedures are being followed.
  • Be responsible for HH Testing Manual making sure the limits and the standards are up to date.
  • Assist R&D team and R&D manager with evaluating and testing of new materials and technologies.
  • Work in close collaboration with the material team on evaluating inline materials and quality cases.
  • Work closely with different teams when testing and evaluation of new design is needed.
  • Interfacing with external testing parties and staying up to date on testing trends and technologies.

Critical Partnerships

Material Team: Work together on materials testing and quality cases, share findings and learnings.

Design/Dev Teams: Work together on testing and quality cases, share findings and learnings.


  • Highly motivated
  • Structuring and organizational skills to carry out testing
  • Detailed, thorough and curious
  • Degree in Textile Engineering or similar relevant experience
  • Good understanding and knowledge of textile testing principles
  • Technical textile understanding
  • Interest in lab equipment and testing
  • Curious and interested in new technologies and passion for innovation
  • Language skills must be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Presentation skills
  • Team player and strong collaboration skills
  • A dedicated outdoor person

We offer

The opportunity to join a high-performance team within a global brand in growth. An energetic and motivated international environment, with a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and ownership. Competitive benefits, and an active environment with a passion for sports and the outdoors.

Location: Our HQ in Oslo, Norway. 

Preferred start date: August 

Questions can be directed to issam.yousef@hellyhansen.com

Application is ONLY accepted in portal HER! (due to personal data protection rules) and not later than 5th June 2022.


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