CNH Industrial

Electric Drivetrain Component Engineer

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge
Position Type


Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, builders and drivers all around the world. Each of its brands, including Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, FPT Industrial, Capital, and Aftermarket Solutions, is a major international force in its specific sector.


This technical position is responsible for the design, validation and application of components (eg. Sensors) and Electrical system (eg. Wire harnesses) to be used within the new electrified drivetrain. Responsible for specification, design, development and validation of all the components included into the Electrified Drivetrain such as high power electrical motors, generators, inverters, energy storage devices (batteries/super-caps), contactors, insulation check devices, etc., all of them working typically in the High Voltage range (up to 1kVdc).


  • Designs and releases of all components used in Advanced Electrified Drivetrain. Responsible to specify all expected component performances and reliability expectations. In particular:
    • high power electrical motors,
    • high power generators,
    • inverters,
    • energy storage devices (batteries/super-caps),
    • contactors,
    • insulation check devices
  • Responsible for evaluation, assessment and recommendations for robustness levels on advance electric components within company specified standards
  • Responsible for the technical liaison with components suppliers
  • Provides recommendations to Applications and Systems engineers for proper utilization of High-Power Electric components
  • Responsible for engineering drawings and releasing parts production procurement for global operations
  • Interfaces with systems engineering for integration of existing and\or new electric components in the entire system
  • Interfaces with Electrification Technology engineering team for HV/LV system performance & integration.
  • Supports definition of test and validation requirements for advanced electric components once integrated into the vehicle/drivetrain
  • Analyzes and evaluates new technical solutions related to Advanced Electrified Systems reaching the market
  • Supports vehicle level signoff of component installation at various project milestones
  • Reviews progress of projects and provides frequent team progress updates to direct manager
  • Delivers work products in an efficient and timely manner meeting specific project milestones
  • Ensures the use of engineering standards, methodologies and global product development processes into engineering team’s daily work
  • Investigates problems using disciplined problem-solving methodologies, leads and reviews supplier problem solving documentation on component and system issues
  • Embraces Innovation mindset to promote and encourage new technology and is creative


 the hRequired Qualified Candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or another relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in High Voltage / energy components
  • 3+ Experience in the specification and design of components for electrified powertrains or electro-hydraulic systems as used in Agriculture and Construction applications
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of time

The Preferred Candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or another relevant field.
  • OEM experience or Tier 1 product development experience.
  • Experience covering various system voltage ranges
  • Experience dealing with suppliers and/or customers.
  • Experience with ProE (or other MCAD SW like Unigraphics or Catia)
  • Experience with Automotive Environmental Validation requirements and test procedures for electrical and electronic components
  • Experience with Teamcenter or other Product Lifecycle management tools and Digital Mockup Environments
  • In-depth knowledge of Electric components technologies including electrical machines, inverters, batteries and smart alternator, starter, battery sensor.
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Communication Protocol (CAN, LIN) and their functional requirements
  • Able to work on 3D CAD packages
  • Agricultural or Construction Equipment background or relevant experience in off road machinery engineering.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to engage and correspond with global network of teams, colleagues and interfaces in which English may be a second language.
  • Capable of reading and understanding System Block Diagrams, Embedded System Hardware Schematics, and Electrical System Schematics
  • Ability to manage more than one project simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to work under minimal supervision, with the ability to recognize issues that need to be escalated


CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here


CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at


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