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Title : Sr. Engineer - System Engineering


Department: Technical Services


Location : Pune


Reports To : Technical Service Manager


Company Profile
Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and manufacturing industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 103 countries, manufactures in 400 factories, and develops innovative technologies for
customers around the world that facilitate the sustainable transformation of the construction and manufacturing industries. With more than 33000 employees, the company generated annual sales of CHF 10.5 Billion in 2022. 

Sika in India
Sika Global Business delivers innovative solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers and service providers in automotive OEM, commercial vehicles, automotive aftermarket, marine vessels, renewable energy, sandwich panels, industrial equipment, HVAC, home and commercial appliances, modular building, facades and fenestration. Sika India
services direct customers and distributors and stay close to them via the central sales & marketing office in Pune, and a Pan India sales team presence.


Target and scope of the position
Application support as well as product technical support (material tests) in Industry & Automotive Market fields, in accordance with the guiding principle of Corporate System Engineering. Customer support and technical assistance in the application of Sika products.
System Engineering strives for innovative and customer-specific solutions that will lead to higher market shares and recognition as a professional partner.


Duties and Responsibilities:
• Advising customers in selection and setup of processing equipment for Sika products.
• Investigate optimum or advanced process parameters and system setups for processing Sika products
• Carry out or accompany feasibility studies and prototyping.


JOB DESCRIPTION
• Developing improvements/adaptions of standard equipment to provide unique or unrivaled system solutions to our customers.
• Assessing the suitability of equipment for Sika materials or the feasibility of planned application technology.
• Investigate the influences of the processing system to new or existing material.
• Create guidelines, processing instructions, specifications, recommendations and test/trial reports.
• Providing feedback and findings to internal partners for material development (TS, R&D and marketing).
• Support and attend line trials and material changes at the customer’s production site. On-site support may require work assignment during weekends or production downtimes overnight.
• Support and attend material tests and equipment tests at the equipment supplier.
• Distribute the know-how to our internals, the System Engineers network within Sika and other interest groups.
• Supporting and networking with equipment supplier and or other engineering partners
• Training of customers and internal employees in application technology
• Know-how of problem solving techniques

Qualifications/Experience:
• BE/B.Tech in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering. Minimum 5 years of work experience in Application Engineering/ Aadhesive & Sealants dispensing equipments or in relevant industry.
• Familiarity within the speciality Chemical, Polymers, Elastomers, Adhesives, Sealant in Industrial and Automotive markets is mandatory.

Competencies
Behavioural

• Proactiveness
• Result Orientation
• Good inter personnel skills with written and verbal English communication.
• Enthusiastic & Energetic
• Open to travel 60 % to 70% travelling incl. International

Your expertise - Our strength

Qualifications/Experience:
• BE/B.Tech in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering. Minimum 5 years of work experience in Application Engineering/ Aadhesive & Sealants dispensing equipments or in relevant industry.
• Familiarity within the speciality Chemical, Polymers, Elastomers, Adhesives, Sealant in Industrial and Automotive markets is mandatory.

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 10.49 billion in 2022.