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Channel Engineer

Requisition ID:  18450
Job Category:  Research & Development
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Mysore, IN, 571311

Role Profile

Organization Fit

Role Title: Channel Engineer

Reports To: Production Manager

Department: Production

Job Family:  Manufacturing

Role Purpose: Key accountable for Manpower handling in a shift, Achieving the given target qty in moulding, Finishing process as per the Moulding Production plan & align with organization strategy to ensure long term success.To contribute to the implementation of technologies and improvements in respective technology area, and to provide consultancy in technical issues when requested by SKF business areas.


Work Area

Key Activities / Accountabilities





Key Activities:

  • Compliance for company code of conduct, ethics, policies.
  • Demonstrate & compliance to Environmental, health & Safety standards in shop floor (HIRA, OCP, EHS objectives, SHEILD initiative activities).
  • Demonstrate & compliance to Quality Management systems such as ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, AAR standards & Customer specific requirements in the shop floor in total.
  • Actions plan for improvement of department key performance indicator.
  • Attending Risk assessment activities such as PFMEA- CFT meetings
  • Plan and Achieve Daily delivery value in line with the company targets.
  • Resource planning such as Manpower shift planning, Finishing Process material planning.
  • Initiating cost reduction projects such as D town reduction, SLR reduction, Resetting loss reduction, manpower optimization projects, Safety compliance projects, material consumption optimization projects
  • Productivity Index & OEE improvement Process
  • Execute contingency plan wrt delivery & key bottle neck process.
  • Practice Business excellence activities – SKF Production system - such as 5S, Autonomous Maintenance, lean, SPL, Kanban & kaizen activities
  • Daily shop floor activities review, OEE review & initiate action plan
  • Responsible for providing the on-the-Job training to MCO & Contract labour.
  • Adherence to product safety in the relevant process & product.
  • Able to Prepare work instructions in relevant functions.
  • QMS documents & records maintenance & rétention.



Person Specification

Technical/Professional Skills, Expertise and Qualifications


  1. Manpower handling, Achieving the delivery targets, Productivity index
  2. Subject Knowledge & expert in Compression/Injection moulding
  3. Interpersonal Relationships
  4. Business excellence knowledge such as minimum Six sigma green belt, 5S & TPM


Diploma in mechanical/ Production or BE in mechanical/ Production


At least 5 – 7 years of relevant experience


Any additional courses completed in Rubber/Testing field will be an added advantage

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

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