Textile Engineer / Developer

Ålesund Stokke AS Apply before: 2021-12-16


Stokke is searching for experienced Textile Engineers to handle Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and New Product Development (NPD) activities, including optimization of product manufacturing processes. The positions are based at Stokke’s headquarters in Ålesund, Norway. 

Main job responsibilities

  • Technical product responsible for textile products in given categories
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and ensure the right balance between cost and quality 
  • Keep the technical specification and documentation updated in Stokke’s PLM system for given products
  • Give technical support to operation manager in move production projects and other operational issues
  • Participate in development projects of new textile products as a textile engineer
  • In collaboration with design team, develop textile part of new product based on factors as market and user needs, design requirements, safety, durability, and cost
  • Create prototypes and evaluate solutions
  • Describe and communicate the products in specifications
  • Execute on part approval process for textile products
  • Dialogue with supplier during product development projects to secure transition into mass production



  • Textile engineer education or equivalent relevant education combined with relevant industry experience
  • Min. 5 years of experience within textile manufacturing
  • Extended experience from international textile industry 
  • Material and manufacturing insight
  • Experience with PLM system
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to travel internationally


Desired characteristics and qualifications

To succeed at Stokke, you will need to have a high level of energy and passion, both for the products and the work. We are searching for ambitious, driven and result-oriented individuals who thrive in a dynamic environment and want to contribute to taking Stokke to the next level. Further, we believe you are a team-player who enjoys collaboration and possess strong communicative skills. 


Why join Stokke?


  • You will be a part of a company that creates smart and sustainable premium products, that through bonding between child and parent stimulate the child’s development
  • Our company values define who we are, what we believe and what we stand for. At Stokke, we are truly better together as ONEStokke. We take pride in our social happenings, celebrating our international and diverse atmosphere with events such as Christmas or a summer party
  • Our offices are close or in the heart of the city (e.g. Ålesund, Sindelfingen or Shanghai office) with a modern working space
  • Flexibility is important to all of us. Stokke is providing a hybrid working model which gives you the opportunity of working up to 3 flexible and 2 days from the office (applicable for office based position)
  • The Stokke Academy takes care of your career development which starts with a global onboarding training introducing you to the Stokke family


For this search, Stokke is collaborating with Nigel Wright. By applying to us, you agree to Nigel Wright handling the process for us. To apply for this role, please use the following link: