CNH Industrial

Field Test Engineer I

Location US-PA-New Holland
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 position will test, develop and evaluate prototype Hay and Forage products in actual or simulated field conditions, make recommendations to enhance functional performance, reliability/durability, and work with the product development team to resolve product issues.


Determine the acceptability of prototype Hay & Forage product designs and make recommendations to enhance functional

performance, reliability/durability, and to reduce product cost.


Document issues and work with Design and Manufacturing to resolve them.


Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair issues related to crop gathering, cutting, feeding, drivetrain, electrical/electronic and fluid

power systems on Hay and Forage products.


Submit timely and concise reports covering machine performance, reliability, durability, serviceability, customer appeal

and safety. Maintain accurate and comprehensive test records for reference and analysis.


Assist with the build/assembly of prototype machinery to develop familiarity with the product. Inspect, repair, rework and

update test machines / components as required to maintain operation and keep current with design changes.


Prepare and transport prototype test and competitive machines to worldwide test locations as required to facilitate testing

and benchmarking.


Travel to worldwide test locations for extended periods (40% to 60% of the time in 4-week intervals) with little or no direct

supervision. Maintain the service truck, test equipment and tools, which have been assigned to support the testing.


Assist with the acquisition and interpretation of field and lab mission data, including measurements of noise, vibration,

speed, mechanical torque, hydraulic pressure, hydraulic flow and electrical / electronic sensors.


Become proficient with downloading of software and uploading of information from the vehicle controllers.


Participate as the Product Evaluation representative in product development activities, such as identifying customer

requirements, design reviews, Failure Modes & Effects Analyses, Hazard Analyses, etc.


Position Dimensions:


Work directly with other members of the Platform Team (internal customers) including design, marketing and

manufacturing, as well as other test organizations within CNH.


Work with dealers, farmers and company representatives (external customers) to assure adequate test coverage,

security/confidentiality and a favorable Company image to contacts.


Typical Decisions Made:


Plan and organize individual work assignments to execute the program Integrated Verification Plan for prototype, product improvement, and competitive machines under actual or simulated field conditions to determine adequacy of design against objectives/requirements.


Evaluate machine performance, diagnose component malfunctions, isolate problems and recommend improvements in the development of Hay & Forage products for both Case IH and New Holland brand products.




Bachelor’s degree in technical, agriculture, or engineering discipline.


Ability to travel to worldwide test locations for extended periods of time (40% of the time in 4 week intervals).


Ability to become qualified to drive service support vehicles with trailers up to 26,000 lbs. GCVW (obtain CDL).


Preferred Qualifications:


Operational experience using Hay & Forage equipment.


Good communication (oral and written) and teamwork skills.


The candidate should be experienced with personal computers and MS Office products.



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


Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.



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