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Senior Engineer - Design

Requisition ID:  19899
Job Category:  Engineering & Technology
Career level:  Specialist
Contract type:  Permanent

Bengaluru, IN

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 Automotive 

SKF is a leading global supplier in the automotive industry, providing solutions for various applications such as wheel end, powertrain, driveline, and suspension. SKF's automotive business is focused on delivering innovative solutions to OEMs and the aftermarket. The company has a strong presence in the automotive market, with a range of products and services designed to improve performance, reduce friction, and increase efficiency. SKF's automotive business is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of the industry, with a focus on sustainability, electrification, and digitalization. 


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/Lead Engineer Product Design

Reports To: Head Engineering- CV and Tractors

Role Type:      Individual Contribution

Location:   Bangalore


Role Purpose:

Carry out all Engineering activities related to design and development of products for commercial vehicle and tractor applications to achieve exceptional results through – personal effectiveness, partnering with others & building customer loyalty, fulfilling their needs in an efficient & effective manner.

Key Responsibilities


  • Should have knowledge of Basic Modeling, Assembly and Detailing in Pro/Engineer WF4 / Creo 2.0;
  • Should be able to create parametric models with built in design intents- design functionality; assembly method; reusability, Parent child relations;
  • Knowledge on Geometric Product Specification (GPS);
  • Awareness in Reverse Engineering Methodologies;
  • Knowledge on Basics/importance of tolerance stack-up analysis;
  • Knowledge on PDM/PLM tool – Windchill (PDM Link);
  • Basic understanding of measurement principles, Metrology & Metallurgy aspects;
  • Knowledge on Engineering Materials and their applications
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes & machining processes;
  • Knowledge in Engineering Change Management (ECM) process;
  • Basic knowledge in DFM & DFA;
  • Basic awareness of bearings and its engineering principle.
  • Understanding of invention disclosure & patenting process;
  • Awareness of Quality Management System: ISO 9001 & ISO/TS 16949; and,
  • Basic understanding of Project Management & its value to the business processes.
  • Key Responsibilities (Products & Process):
  • To carry out engineering tasks to support Design offices and Business Units;
  • Estimate and develop time plan for engineering activities;
  • Create/Modify 3D model & drawings (Proposal & Manufacturing) based on the stakeholder requirements;
  • To support  Engineering change request processing;
  • To make use of the design process complying with the Group and Product Line design rules; 
  • To work according to the product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process established by respective Product lines;
  • To support on Windchill activities, like uploading of CAD data, adding attributes values, creation of WT parts, etc.,
  • To create and maintain design tools for systematic design of bearing sizes;
  • To support Reverse Engineering (RE) Activities compliance to RE Process;
  • To build and document knowledge between technical specification and product function;
  • Prepare Project Proposals;
  • Actively participate in reviews , pulse meetings and publish minutes of meeting;
  • Pro-actively communicate customer issues and complaints to manager
  • To actively participate in idea jamming sessions & Technical paper presentation forums;
  • Use various idea generation techniques (Brainstorming, Crowd sourcing, Gordon Techniques, etc.) to generate and foster innovation culture.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering stream;
  • 5-10 Years of relevant functional work experience;
  • Being an individual contributor, the position holder is an epitome of “Doing things correctly” & “Right from me”;
  • Highly motivated & self initiator with good communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities;

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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