Senior Engineer – PTD

  • Full Time
  • Bangalore
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

About SKF 

SKF started its operations in India in 1923. Today, SKF provides industry leading automotive and industrial engineered solutions through its five technology-centric platforms: bearings and units, seals, mechatronics, lubrication solutions and services. Over the years the company has evolved from being a pioneer ball bearing manufacturing company to a knowledge-driven engineering company helping customers achieve sustainable and competitive business excellence.


SKF’s solutions provide sustainable ways for companies across the automotive and industrial sectors to achieve breakthroughs in friction reduction, energy efficiency, and equipment longevity and reliability. With a strong commitment to research-based innovation, SKF India offers customized value-added solutions that integrate all its five technology platforms.

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SKF India has been recognized as a “Top Employer 2024” by the Top Employers Institute, acknowledging excellence in People Practices.

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SKF Purpose Statement 

Together, we re-imagine rotation for a better tomorrow.

By creating intelligent and clean solutions for people and the planet




Job Title: Senior Engineer- PTD

Reports To:   PTD Manager

Role Type:     Individual Contribution

Location:      Bangalore


Role Purpose: 

Product Designer for Seals product lines supporting – PTD


Key Responsibilities 

Proficient in advanced Modeling, Assembly, and Detailing techniques in Creo / 3D modelling Software
Knowledge of Design Automation, Map keys, UDFs, Pro-Programming, and Pro-Toolkit ;
Knowledge of incorporating manufacturing process methodology.
Proficiency in applying Geometric Product Specification (GPS)/ GD&T
Knowledge on form, fit & functions of a product ;
Ability to perform tolerance stack-up analysis;
Proficiency in Reverse Engineering Methodologies;
Experience in Product Lifecycle Management related processes;
Knowledge in application of measurement principles for manufacturing & other process;
Knowledge on Material behaviour properties (Metals. Alloys, Composites, ceramics & Plastics);
Experience in handling Engineering Change Management (ECM) process;
Ability to apply DFM & DFA guidelines;
Knowledge in thermoset & thermoplastic manufacturing process.
Have good knowledge on Simulation / FEA tools
Understanding of Quality Management System: ISO 9001 & IATF 16949;
Good understanding in different Six Sigma tools;
Understanding of Project Management & its value to the business processes.
Knowledge on Basic cyber security practices at the workplace
Knowledge on Sustainability / Carbon neutral practices in industries.
Product Engineering Knowledge: 

Perform feasibility study, develop/monitor/report time plan for engineering activities;
Create/Modify 3D model & drawings (Proposal & Manufacturing) based on the stakeholder requirements;
Demonstrated ability to incorporate GPS / GD&T in product design (In Proposal, Manufacturing drawings, etc,);
To review & manage Engineering change request;
Establish and maintain technical collaboration with the Design offices & Business Units;
To make use of the design process complying with the Group and Product Line design rules;
Is accountable for the quality of the services delivered according to the related working procedures, ensuring zero defect objectives and customer satisfaction;
Develop and maintain Risk register for project activities;
To work & manage according to the product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process established by respective Product lines;
To resolve issues related to Windchill(PDM) activities, during uploading of CAD data, adding attributes values, creation of WT parts, etc.,
To build knowledge & Manage between product function and corresponding specification;
Interaction with internal & External suppliers for Reverse Engineering activities; and,
Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.
Process Engineering Knowledge: 

Prepare Project Proposals;
Report task status to mentor/manager/stakeholder as per defined cycle;
Escalate bottlenecks to mentor/manager/stakeholder as and when needed;
Follow Change Management Process guidelines;
Actively participate in reviews , pulse meetings and publish minutes of meeting;
Ensure Lessons Learned, Best Practices, Risk Register are updated and re-used in future related projects;
Ensure adherence to project close out activities – Project tracker updates & Report archiving accordingly to activity & process defined; and,
Accountable for process compliance of the project.
Review & Reporting Knowledge: 

Active participation in review meetings with Internal & External stakeholders;
Create and document project review comments and minutes of meetings;
Periodic Reporting of project status (schedule, cost and Quality) to Internal / External stakeholders
Ensure timely actions of the improvement database for assigned actions, originating from KPI’s, IQA, BE, Program & Executive reviews.
Continuous Improvement Initiatives: 

Identify & facilitate continuous improvement initiatives (Business Excellence, Quality, Project Management) to improve Process  performance (KPI’s);
Identify, Define & Maintain basic elements of a Quality system, including Planning, Control and improvement through effective audit programme;
Provide regular reports on the performance of projects, process adherence & key metrics as identified;
Implement actions identified from root cause analysis for the process & product  deviations and take corrective and propose preventive actions; and,
To follow management instructions and procedures to report Safety Health and Environment (SHE) risks and SHE related incidents; to follow quality specifications and requirements and identify quality risks and opportunities for improvement.
Basic cyber security practices at the workplace
Competency Development 

Conduct self-appraisal to identify competency gaps
Show willingness and self-drive to upgrade the technical competency on a regular basis
Adhere to competency development plan drawn out in consultation with team leader
Active participation in knowledge-sharing sessions and group learning sessions;
Be updated on technologies, products and services available within the SKF organization as well as from SKF partners related to his/her areas
Mentor juniors on certain competencies and contribute to their individual.
Innovation Culture 

To facilitate & conduct idea jamming sessions;
Use various idea generation techniques (Brainstorming, Crowd sourcing, Gordon Techniques, etc) to generate and foster innovation culture
Initiate, drive and participate in internal and external events within his area (e.g., Technical forums).
Candidate Profile: 

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering stream
7-10 years’ experience
Preferred knowledge in Rubber Seals, Rubber processing
About SKF

SKF has been around for more than a century and today we are one of the world’s largest global suppliers of bearings and supporting solutions for rotating equipment. With more than 40,000 employees in around 130 countries, we are truly global. Our products are found everywhere in society. In fact, wherever there is movement, SKF’s solutions might be at work. This means that we are an important part of the everyday lives of people and companies around the world. See more, at

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