SKF Group

Engineer – Product Engineering Railways

  • Full Time

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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About Technology Development 

The TD team for ISEA is focused on Customer Product development & Engineering, Innovation for the region, rollout of   new technologies for the region, testing, Failure Investigation, scaleup from POC to series production, Portfolio Management etc.


 TD Competencies

Engineering & Research Centre
Product Development & Engineering – This division brings out conceptual/detailed designs to support BOH/ETO activities based on customer specifications. Technology trends like digitization of workflows, e- Aviation, Sensorization, Product localization, Design automation, Agile, DFX and Model based designs, (MBDs) have increased the operational efficiency and application productivity. What our customer gain from this is efficient digital data exchange, traceability and flexibility in design changes, reduced carbon footprint and higher performance products.
Testing: Group Testing Services is a trusted partner in design, process and supplier validation. The testing team ensures greater focus on customer requirements, quality and operational efficiency. This entails greater support for SKF’s processes in a faster manner by applying global test standards, adapted to local customer specific requirements.
Global Metallurgy & Chemistry Laboratory (GMC)
Future Factory (Manufacturing 4.0) – Working on World class manufacturing – Lean, Green, Digital.
Manufacturing Process & Development – We support factories in the areas of process development (Heat treatment), machine building, Advanced Manufacturing – HT simulations, Additive Manufacturing, Vision Inspection etc. We are working on building innovative solutions on machines (measurement/ assembly/ clean manufacturing) and focusing on Scaling technologies like 3D printing and Camera based Inspection system with automation.
Connected Technologies- develop new products for connectivity and sustain it. We work on sensor technology and data integration. This help customer for predictive maintenance of their assets.
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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:  Engineer – Product Engineering Railways

  Reports To:   DGM- PD&E Bearings Industrial

Role Type:    Individual Contribution

Location:   Bangalore

Role Purpose:
Development of new sensors, customization of current solutions and integration of electronic system inside trains within the Railway mechatronic product engineering team.
Key Responsibilities (Products & Process):

Product Engineering Activities: 65%

Create/Modify technical specification, test plan, report & user manual for electronic components
Design or selection of cable / junction boxes of suitable connectors, glands and conduit tubes to meet project requirements
Preparation of system level BOM for customer orders detailing the items, quantity & length
Preparation of electrical wiring diagrams
Ability to involve in validation process of new product and test report creation from the scratch
Ability to do reverse engineering activities on electronic control hardware devices
Ability to read the test reports from laboratory and have a analytical skills of the test results
Process Adherence and Reviews & Reporting: 10% and 5%

Should understand and adhere to Stage gate (ETO) process & Change Management process.
Ensure Lessons Learned, Best Practices & MMR Reports are maintained effectively
To work & manage according to the product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process
Continuous Improvement Initiatives: 10%

Identify & facilitate continuous improvement initiatives (Design rules, Business Excellence, Quality, Project Management) to improve product & process performance (KPI’s)
Implement actions identified from root cause analysis for the process & product deviations and take corrective and propose preventive actions
Competency Development: 5%

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
Innovation Culture: 5%

Use various idea generation techniques (Brainstorming, Crowd sourcing, Gordon Techniques, etc.) to generate and foster innovation culture
Initiate, drive and participate in events, both internally and externally, within his area
Key competency & Knowledge Profile:

Cabling & Connector: capability to select wires & cable, to read cable specification (material, electrical data, knowledge on standard), strong knowledge about routing rules & cable fixation
Knowledge of Cable shielding and basic principles & rules of EMC
Fundamental understanding of Conduit corrugated tube datasheet material (mechanical, thermal, norms)
Speed & Temperature sensor configuration for single & double channel, knowledge about types of signals, mounting, typical interfaces & packages.
Hands-On knowledge to use oscilloscope & datalogger.
Knowledge of Sensor integration with diverse mechanical components/assemblies.
Ability to create manuals (for laboratory, depot).
Basic knowledge of Windchill
Knowledge of manufacturing processes for electronic components.
Strong verbal and written communication to Stakeholder Management (Internal & External suppliers)
Candidate Profile:
Bachelor’s in Mechatronics alternatively Electronics,Around 1-3 years’ experience
Individual contributor with the ability to work in multi-disciplinary & multi-cultural team
Motivated team member willing to go extra mile to achieve set target / goal
Preferable to have experience in railway industry (bogie and traction) handling installation, maintenance, customer complaints in retrofitting activities.
The candidate will have opportunity to interact with Sales Unit and to interact with other teams which are dealing with electronics and sensors.

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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