Application technology engineer

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Date: Apr 21, 2024

Location: RA Pune, Ranjangaon, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change




About the role

Your Impact as Application Technology Engineer

Location : Ranjangaon, Pune (50 Km from pune)


BITC is a technical center aimed at providing value to customers through services such as new product and process development, lab testing, and value-added services such as tire forensics, new test method development, and advanced problem-solving. Your role is to strengthen these value-added services for customers and to support internal projects by performing the following tasks:

  • Coordinate tire forensic investigations and develop the tire lab as a global benchmark by offering and generating detailed insights and expertise.
  • Lead the development of new test methods related to steel cord and tire applications.
  • Support activities related to customer processability and new product validation.
  • Support joint development projects for new customers and internal application technology projects.
  • Lead market segmentation studies in India.



Tire Forensic Investigations:

  • You will coordinate tire forensic investigations for tires from the Indian and global markets, using your excellent problem-solving skills to analyze failures, prepare reports, and draw conclusions.
  • You will be entrusted with designing the forensic test plan for tires and collaborating with the lab team to conduct comprehensive testing.
  • You will share the conclusions and hypotheses from forensic investigations with customers and internal stakeholders.
  • You will continue to strengthen application knowledge by retrieving and documenting the latest information on tire technology trends from various sources in coordination with other tire technologists in Bekaert and sharing it with the team.

Market Segmentation:

  • You will lead market segmentation studies in India to gain an understanding of customer requirements and share market insights with the team.
  • You will support new product industrialization by conducting market surveys to collect feedback on tire performance and analyze failures in PCR and TBR applications.

Test method development & Customer processability:

  • You will use your expertise in tire technology to lead the development of new test methods related to steel cord and tire applications.
  • You will support activities related to steel cord processability at the customer level.
  • You will be instrumental in building and documenting knowledge on steel cord processability by troubleshooting and identifying solutions during the industrialization of new products.


  • You will provide support on joint development projects with new tire customers.
  • You will assist in global projects aimed at building up application knowledge.
  • You will play a key role in building competency for hose forensic and hose wire testing in BITC.




Must Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Rubber Technology.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the tire industry.
  • excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong ability to approach problems in a logical and systematic manner.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English, and able to speak Hindi.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication abilities.

Prefer to have

  • Experience in tire forensic analysis.
  • Experience in tire design & development or product industrialization.
  • Experience in tire manufacturing, field service, and tire testing.

What will be there in for you:

  • 5 Days working (Hybrid working).
  • Excellent work Environment.
  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D team.
  • Cool colleagues all over the world.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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