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Global Railway Application Engineer

Requisition ID:  11801
Category:  Sales & Customer Service
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Lubrication in Railway organization is key to start with a “Green Offer” Management. If you want to wider your perspectives, Railway Lub Application Engineering is an enabler to our growth in the field. First ongoing activities show us that many markets (OEM and AM) are requesting a proper management of the wheel / Rail contact (decreasing of oil consumption and significant impact on noise and pollution).
Focusing on customer needs, you will be in charge of the offers starting with transactional solutions up to service and performance contracts. In close contact with End Customers and OEM, you will support the activity from the specification definition, the offer, up to the delivery/installation on customer sites. Moreover, trust, accountability and passion will enable you to drive performance contracts with End-Customers.

We are looking for a :


Global Railway Application Engineer

Main description:
Lead / drive / follow customer technical projects for the considered industry. Be the technical voice of the customer needs for the considered Industry.


•    Technical expert for the considered industries
•    Can manage important customer projects 
•    Can lead projects involving different countries
•    Able to make drawing / BOM / offers to local sales org or directly to customers 
•    Be able to use different type of CAD/ERP systems
•    Inform Industry Manager about technical needs / technical offer for his Industry
•    Be able to Manage Performance offer in his Industry (including team management if needed: installation, monitoring,…)
•    Refer to the global Industry Manager and give him inputs to avoid double dev in different regions
•    Support local sales organization in new solution launches 
•    Work closely with local AE team / Sales team
•    Monitor competitor solution/offer on the different local markets
•    Create the “user stories” and supply them to local Industry Manager for new developments
•    prepare calculations and prices overviews 


•    Master degree in Industrial Engineering equivalent
•    Background in Technical Project Management
•    Lubrication system knowledge will be appreciated
•    Autonomous and well-organized skills
•    Willingness to work in an international network team
•    Fluent in English, German and Spanish would be appreciated
•    Good communication skills (customer visit is a must)
•    Travels can occur (local and international)
•    Already well informed and introduced into the SKF people network of the considered Industry (local AE, local Sales org)
•    Proven teamwork 
•    ETO process well known and previously followed
•    Working skills with office programmes (Excel, Word,..)
•    Experience with the office365 landscape (Teams , SharePoint, Planer, ..) is appreciated
•    Drawing on CAD software (3D and 2D)

Possible localization: Germany, Sweden, France


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.