CNH Industrial

Design Engineer - Chassis & Structural Systems

Location US-ND-Fargo
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.


Position Summary:

As a Chassis and Structures Design Engineer, you will design new products and processes, and improve and maintain existing products, for Case IH and New Holland CCH [Cash Crop High] and 4WD agricultural tractors manufactured at the Racine, WI and Fargo, ND plants respectively.


This position will lie within a global tractor vehicle product engineering team. We seek candidates that have experience in any of the following systems: Structures, Weldments, Castings, Vehicle Suspension, Cab and Operator Environment, Hoods Grilles and Engine Enclosures, Hydraulic Hose and Tube Routing, or other general on or off-road vehicle engineering systems.




This position is responsible for design and release for new design and production changes and improvements on the structural components of the tractor series, due to current product improvement efforts and/or new product development plans. Duties include creation of new designs and identifying and resolving design issues that result in assembly or warranty issues, meeting all release dates and schedules. The engineer will utilize Pro/E Creo to design components and systems, and implement solutions, utilizing spreadsheets and statistical methods to analyze data and other information.


Position is responsible to lead projects, prepare and complete designs, design reviews, FMEA, and lead modeling (component and assembly) and drawing efforts. Track costs of completed designs with product cost management. Clearly define and evaluate component and system costs versus achieved functionality. Complete test requests, and shop work orders, resolve field product integrity reports (PIR's), and track progress. Accountable to achieve reliability targets in project growth period. Write and track engineering changes. Willing to travel to gain product and functional experience. Accountable to maintain project log on assigned tasks and work with team through development and implementation phases to meet timing.


Communicate with management, engineering team, platform, production, and marketing staff utilizing effective proactive engineering tools to determine design feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer acceptance for new and current products and refine requirements when necessary.

Communicate with the engineering team to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion following established design process.


Accountable for prototype builds and actively engage in field operations as required. The individual in this position must be able to develop, maintain, and release necessary system specifications and documentation consistent with program requirements. These include but are not limited to operational requirements, interfaces, test and validation specifications, models and prints. This documentation may be used by both internal and external customers. Must be able to provide necessary models and documentation necessary to support major management milestone presentation reviews.


You will also be responsible for keeping informed of engineering and agricultural technological developments, and evolving field practices through field contacts, professional technical societies, associated conferences and customer interfaces.





Bachelor's degree in Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

3 plus years of design experience in on-road or off-road vehicles and/or agricultural equipment.

1 plus years of experience using Pro/E Creo training and general CAD design.

1 plus years of experience of basic mechanical principles, kinematics, structural materials, FEA, and standard vehicle components.

Must have the ability to travel approximately up to 10%.

Preferred Qualifications


The ideal Candidate will have:


Ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in new global processes and systems.


Strong problem-solving skills


Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional teams


Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) issues, problems, and observations of work being performed.


Demonstrated ability to work with cross discipline teams as well as being a strong individual contributor.


Ability to work with minimal supervision managing multiple projects and tasks


Proven communication skills across multiple levels and work groups


Experience in Agricultural and/or Construction equipment design and development.


Working knowledge of general computer applications (Excel, Word, etc.)


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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