Head of Manufacturing Equipment Business

Canatu is seeking a


Head of Manufacturing Equipment Business


to build and lead a new Manufacturing equipment business segment at Canatu.

Canatu has developed a unique nanocarbon material, Carbon NanoBud (CNB).  The core of Canatu’s automated CNB manufacturing line is a CNB synthesis reactor.  The CNB manufacturing line consists of CNB reactor clusters, a roll-to-roll substrate handling line, a robotic system, coating and film treatment systems, and test and measurement instruments.

Canatu has concluded a licensing agreement with a major Japanese automotive manufacturing company.  This agreement includes sales and delivery of a substantial number of CNB reactors.  To cope with the demand for CNB reactors for license customers and CNB manufacturing equipment for in-house manufacturing, Canatu has decided to build a separate equipment business team within its Manufacturing Operations.  This team will work in collaboration with Canatu’s in-house manufacturing, quality and sales teams to build and deliver CNB reactors and other manufacturing equipment.

You are a seasoned industry leader in manufacturing equipment business.  Join Canatu now to leverage your experience to build new business based on a proprietary nanotechnology process and equipment technology!  This is a unique Blue Ocean opportunity!



  • Create and lead Manufacturing equipment business at Canatu.
  • Build and lead a team of industry professionals for design, product management and verification, outsourced equipment manufacturing and supply chain, and customer support of CNB reactors and other manufacturing equipment.
  • Lead development of professional equipment manufacturing systems for Canatu to meet automotive customer requirements.


Experience and skills

  • Successful track record in building and leading international manufacturing equipment business
  • Experience in thin film, semiconductor, nanotechnology, display, electronics, process or comparable industry segment.
  • Experience in developing new manufacturing technology and leading manufacturing equipment Engineering projects and teams
  • Knows ISO9001 and other quality systems, and systematic product development for manufacturing equipment
  • Technical degree
  • Experience working with Asian customers is considered a bonus


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.


Watch our videos to get an overview of what we do: https://www.youtube.com/user/CanatuVideos


For further information please contact Mr. Erkki Soininen, COO, on March 5, at 16:00-17:00 EET, tel. +358 40 5741 504.


Act quickly and send your application, CV and salary request by March 17, 2019 via email to recruitment@canatu.com.