Do you want to be our new Product Technician?

We are looking for a skilled Technician to work with our Developers in creating exciting new products and supporting our dedication to quality.

Helsport is proud to be recognized as the leading tent and sleeping bag manufacturer in Scandinavia. Established as a family company back in 1951, now part of the Swix group. Since the beginning we have developed and produced high quality tents and sleeping bags, and today our collection is expanded to include backpacks and outdoor accessories.  Our main office is located at Melhus 20km south of Trondheim, and we are 18 employees. 

Helsport AS is dedicated to continual improvement and is expanding into new opportunities. To support this growth, we are looking for a skilled Technician to work with our Developers in creating exciting new products and supporting our dedication to quality. You would work on every stage of product development from first prototypes, through to production-ready samples, and support production itself. This multi-skilled position is key to our growth and offers many challenges to the right candidate. Some international travel would be required as part of the role:

Product Technician

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Work with Product Developer to create detailed prototype specifications
  • Check prototype samples against specifications
  • Work with Developer to improve prototype design, construction and quality
  • Ensure final product specifications and artwork are correct for production
  • Create specifications for SMU products and coordinate development for production
  • Work with developer to evaluate new materials and processes
  • Document and check prototype costs
  • Ensure that new and existing products meet QC standards
  • Respond to production QC issues as they arise
  • Contribute actively to development of competencies in the entire department
  • Work with product team to ensure all deadlines are met

    Necessary Skills

  • Detail-focused
  • Experience in the sewing industry
  • Experience using a product specification database (PLM)
  • Understanding of quality standards and test methods
  • Understanding of the importance of sustainable product design
  • Able to utilise internal expertise
  • High degree of independence in undertaking work
  • Team-based problem-solving ability
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Work in a creative, outgoing way
  • Experience in the sewn goods industry
  • Interest in the activities we make products for

    We can offer

  • Exiting and challenging job in an industry with rapid development
  • Varied work tasks and personal development opportunities in a company with a strong brand holding a strong market position.
  • Welcoming offices at Melhus with dedicated, results-oriented and competent colleagues.
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Product Manager John Atkinson
Mail: john@helsport.no, +47 98906334
Link to finn.no

Do you want to be our new Product Technician?

We are looking for a skilled Technician to work with our Developers in creating exciting new products and supporting our dedication to quality.

Do you want to be our new Product Technician?