Meet our people

Meet our people

We employ around 4800 people with diverse skills and backgrounds. Discover how our people experience their working at Nokian Tyres.

Heidi Keltanen 
Development Engineer, R&D
16 years at Nokian Tyres

"I started as an operator during my Engineering studies and after graduation I started in a new position in R&D. My latest experience is from working in Nokian Tyres Russia factory and soon I will be working in Dayton factory.

I enjoy working in tire technical department in R&D. It is very fascinating to understand what kind of components are needed to make safe tires and how each component effects to tire properties. I am proud to be part of the tire development process at Nokian Tyres.

Nokian Tyres is a successful global company. Working with colleagues from different countries gives new perspective to situations. People are proud of what they do, and it is great to work with good colleagues."

Petra Veselá 
System Support Team Leader CE 
11 years at Nokian Tyres

"I´ve started to work for Nokian Tyres during my university studies and I am proud that I could participate its grow and success in Central Europe. Moreover, I am proud on hard work, professionalism and enthusiasm of people who contributed this success as well as on premium products we offer. I also appreciate team spirit and friendly atmosphere that we have in the company. 

I recommend Nokian Tyres as an employer as it is an international company where days are never the same what gives you an opportunity to realize and challenge yourself."

Olga Novozhilova 
Senior Compensation & Benefits Specialist 
12 years at Nokian Tyres

"Our company produces a high-quality product, has strong leadership position on the Russian tire market due to implementation of the innovative projects and approaches in business and unique team of super professionals devoted to the Company. 

The company really takes care of its employees: not only of their safety and working conditions, but also of career and professional growthand physical and emotional health. The company always listens to the employees’ opinion and gives employees the opportunity to come up with ideas and implement them."

Leonid Smirnov
Production Manager in Vsevolozhsk, Russia/Production Start-up Manager in Dayton, USA 
13 years at Nokian Tyres

"I’m very proud to be involved into the production of the best and safest tires in the world. Our factories are the most efficient in the industry.

Highly professional and friendly teams are always ready to help each other, and our company constantly develop its employees. I would recommend Nokian Tyres as an employer athe company provides good opportunities for career and professional growth for active and target-oriented employees."