Filip R.

Bearings (Railway & Off-Highway)| R&D Operations & Engineering Manager | Business Development


I have a strong business focus with a solid background in R&D, Engineering and Business Development. I always focus on customer value and connect it to innovation. I am an 'ENTJ' (Myers & Briggs) per...see more

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Mobility & Transportation


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director R&D Operations

SKF Group
2 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Managing R&D portfolio, intellectual assets, competitor technology intelligence and technical standards. SKF Group is a Swedish bearing and seal manufacturing company founded in Gothenb...see more

Director Railway Industry

SKF Group
5 years
Jun 2015 - Jan 2020
I have global responsibility for the railway business in SKF.

Product Development and Engineering Manager, Railway and Off-Highway Business Unit

2 years
Dec 2012 - Jun 2015
Responsible for product development, technology strategy and global engineering for the railway and off-highway busines unit in SKF.

Manager Product Development & Engineering Railway & Off-Highway

SKF Group
2 years
Dec 2012 - Jun 2015
What started with the invention of the self-aligning bearing in 1907 has now evolved into something much more! Our products enable rotation. Machinery, cars, airplane engines, even hous...see more

Product & Quality Manager Railway Business Unit

4 years
Apr 2009 - Dec 2012
Responsible for product development, quality and six sigma deployment in the SKF business unit for Railway.

Manager Business Development

2 years
Sep 2007 - Apr 2009
Responsible for marketing and development of new customer offers. Alignment between manufacturing- and sales units as well as integration of acquired units.

Manager Engineering Software

4 years
Jan 2004 - Aug 2007
Responsible for development and support of engineering software for the SKF group.

Senior Project Manager

2 years
Aug 2001 - Dec 2003
- Responsible for development of solutions for continuous casting - Product development of self aligning bearings

Product manager

10 months
Oct 2000 - Aug 2001
Product manager of a development company aiming at developing a new method for rapid prototyping.

Department Manager

3 years
Jan 1998 - Oct 2000
Managing department for Mechanincal Engineering Services.

Project Manager SKF Nova

3 years
Jan 1995 - Jan 1998
Product development, analysis and process development.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Mobility & Transportation


  • Business Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Program Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Product Management
  • Analytics
  • Six Sigma
  • Strategy Development
  • Product R&D
  • Product Development
  • Bearings