Engineering Director, Applications

Canatu is seeking a driven and systematic

Engineering Director, Applications

to lead technology development team

Canatu has developed a unique nanocarbon material, Carbon NanoBud® (CNB™), which enables electronic components, such as touch sensors and heating elements, with free form factor.

Engineering  Director will lead the team of technical specialist and is responsible for the development technologies required for making components and products out of CNB film material. The engineering director will ensure that the components pass the tough requirements of the automotive industry. In addition to leading the team, he/she will provide his/her own technical expertise from the plastics industry to the projects.


  • Leading the team of R&D specialists
  • Leading the development of 3D touch sensors and heating elements through internal R&D programs & projects
  • Leading the creation of technical know-how on the CNB material post processing such as printing and lamination, thermoforming & injection molding
  • Supporting customer projects and sourcing in above areas
  • Managing product development projects with cross cultural and cross organizational project teams


  • 5+ years of experience on team leading
  • 5+ years of project management experience in product development
  • Experience on IML/FIM (=injection molding with film with graphics or electronics inside) process
  • Experience in printed or flexible electronics or industrial printing is considered advantageous
  • Experience in collaborating and developing materials with material vendors
  • Education MSc or Bsc

Requirements and skills:

  • Manage technically complex product development projects
  • Manage team of specialists
  • Self-driven – desire to “get things done” (can do)
  • Practical and hands-on (willing to get hands dirty)
  • Strong organizing, planning and communication skills.
  • Proactive, independent and able to work carefully in the fast pace working environment
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good English written and verbal communication


We offer the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial company with high growth potential and a cross-cultural team with over 10 nationalities.   We look for talented people who are genuinely interested in developing technologies for the future.

Read more about Canatu as an employer, our R&D and Project teams.

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For further information please contact Mr. Ilkka Varjos, VP Technology, on December 21, 2018, at 13:30-17:00 EET tel. +358 400 372 785.

Act quickly and send your application, CV and salary request by January 6, 2019 via email to