CNH Industrial

Ergonomics (Human Factor) 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.


The Ergonomics (Human Factor) Engineer is involved in supporting all aspects of internal- external design of components that have an interface with operators, using the 3D modeling simulation to study human comfort, as visibility, roominess, reachability of controls and serviceability. This Ergonomics Engineer will ensure that designs and models are developed and analyzed accordingly considering human needs and make sure developed model meets all essential standards and regulations.



Analyze 3D models designed for engineering/cab purposes, from ergonomic point of view.

Generate simple analysis with different sized virtual manikins and make sure cab and exterior components meet performance specifications and targets, using Virtual Manikin analysis programs, but also internal procedures.

Create Human virtual scene with all internal and external components, simulating the human behaviors with respect to realistic operators' actions, and checks human performance like visibility, roominess, reachability of controls and human force acceptance, in objective way

Monitor all product development, from benchmarking initial phase, trough design activities to final validation, and propose technical solution based on analysis results for developing an optimal ergonomic design.

Give support in HMI -- UX/UI (display graphics, symbols definitions, components haptics and feelings) and, in initial phases of a new cab project, give support to generate an overview of all possible activities of the project

Execute tests with real users in way to analyze human performance related to measurable characteristics

Write reports for summarizing the analysis results


The qualified candidate will have experience with the following:


BS Ergonomics, Human Factors, Biomechanics, Kinesiology or related human science. (Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering acceptable with the appropriate experience in ergonomics / usability)


6 plus years' combined experience; working with qualitative and quantitative user- centered research, virtual evaluation techniques with emphasis in digital human modeling CAD (Siemens Jack or Human Solutions RAMSIS,) and cognitive ergonomic, UX/UI, HMI for graphics and symbols


3 years' experience working with Machine design and components functionalities

The preferred candidate will have experience with the following:


Master's degree highly desired


Knowledge in using a variety of engineering CAD software like Creo, UGs, Catia, Rhinoceros, Teamcenter, VisMockup Ability to manage a large number of activities


Knowledge of ISO and SAE standards for Human Comfort


Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.


Previous experience working in a global setting with multiple sites highly preferred.


Strong analysis skills with a focus on attention to detail


Experience with Agricultural and Construction Equipment products highly desired


Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Project)


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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