Customer Project Manager

Canatu is seeking an energetic and competent

Customer Project Manager

with responsibility to drive complex Canatu Product development and joint Customer development projects from conception to mass production.


  • Manages Product development, Customer prototype and NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and the results of the projects
  • Prepares Customer Projects proposals and customer contracts together with Sales Manager/Director
  • Manages projects, from definition and planning to completion
  • Defines, monitors and ensures project business case
  • Interfaces and reports to internal steering group and customer
  • Develops and manages external partner and supplier relationships
  • Knows Quality Management practices at defined projects until mass production.


  • Managing international projects over 10 years; solid project management skills
  • Experience in electromechanical products business and volume product introductions
  • Experience of usage of statistical tools in area of new product introductions
  • Experience in managing external partners and suppliers, particularly Asia
  • Experience in one of these area’s is a required: Automotive touch or thermal application development, display and touch module development and integration, Printed Electronics, mechanical post process knowledge of forming and injection molding, Decorative plastics (FIM/IMD).
  • Product Management experience is a bonus

Requirements and skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team building, leadership and management
  • Energetic, with the ability to encourage and vitalize others
  • Self-driven – desire to “get things done”
  • Practical and hands-on (willing to get hands dirty)
  • Adaptability to multicultural environment (Asia, Europe)
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication
  • Japan or German language skills considered a bonus

We offer the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial company with high growth potential in an exciting and transformational industry. Ours is a cross-cultural, international workplace for talented people who are genuinely interested in developing technologies for the future. We offer you salary and benefits according to your experience. Your achievements will be recognized.

For further information please contact Jukka Laine:

Act quickly and send your application, CV and salary request by 24.8.2018 via email to