The Head of Tire Materials Development

For our customers, tire material development service equals the whole tire material chain from choosing the suitable raw materials to the final tire compound recipes. Every detail is planned to meet with the product and process requirements and to respond to the current standards and regulations.

We are now looking for experienced and highly skilled professionals to our tire material development team. Depending on your experience and interest the role could be:

  • The Head of Tire Materials Development
  • The Development Engineer of Tire Materials

 Responsible areas for Tire Materials Technology including:

Raw Materials and Reinforcement Materials selection and Rubber Compound Development for PCR Tires and later also for TBR Tires.

  • Raw material selection, testing and approval
  • Development, testing and approval of new rubber compound recipes
  • Quality Control of tire materials
  • Rubberized reinforcement material specifications
  • Industrialization of Tire Materials in mixing department
  • Trouble Shooting of Tire Materials in Process
  • Technical expert in raw materials procurement
  • Contacts to Raw Material suppliers, Universities, Research Centers and Customers concerning on raw materials and rubber compounds.

Required Qualifications:

A successful candidate will have:

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry (or equal)
  • We are looking for professional-level experience in the material development of Tire or other Rubber Industries. Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in Tire or rubber industry.
  • Proficiency and Experience with the material laboratory operation, testing equipment and methods (rubber compound testing)
  • Proficiency with the leading new technologies in PCR development especially silica tread compound development and mixing technology
  • Excellent communications in English and French is advantage. Naturally interpersonal and organizational skills are needed in these positions
  • Location preferably on Finland (Tampere), but more important is that you ready to travel between 50-100 days per year

Apply now to join our highly skilled team. We promise you wide-ranging and challenging job in the growing company.

More information gives you: (No applications via email)

Black Donuts Engineering Oy,  Vice President Raimo Perkiö, telephone: +358505151049, email: raimo.perkio(at)


Black Donuts Engineering Oy,  Vice President Sirkka Hagman,telephone: +358505232111,

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Location preferably on Finland (Tampere), but more important is that you ready to travel between 50-100 days per year


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Your partner at tire industry

We are an innovative and independent partner for tire manufacturers worldwide. With our unique team we can build a top-efficient tire factory, start the production, and run the R&D. Our strength is that we know the tire manufacturing process from inside out.

We are growing fast to become a major global player in the tire industry, and we are constantly looking for new partners to share our lust for turnkey solutions in all fields of tire manufacture and technology.

“We enjoy developing the industry and finding new solutions through good partnership.”
– Kai Hauvala, CEO

We are motivated by our passion to be on the cutting edge of tire technology. Our goal is not in well-done projects but in building valuable long-term relationships with our customers, developing the tire industry together.

For us, the only way to success is to make our customers successful. Only the results count.