CNH Industrial

Product Validation Manager

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge | US-ND-Fargo
Product Development
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a global leader in industrial goods. We provide farmers with cutting-edge technologies to help them feed a growing world population and we assist in building and rebuilding cities and infrastructures, all with future-proof powertrain solutions. With our Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, and FPT Industrial brands, and comprehensive solutions for financing and aftermarket services, we’re driven to meet the needs of our customers.


The Product Validation Manager is responsible for all validation activity required to support the product development process, programs and activity for the Compact & Large Tractor Product Line. This role liaises with the Tractor Chief Engineers and Design Analysis & Simulation leader as well as the Product Validation Managers from PS&T and Implements to ensure validation of the full customer end to end experience meets customer use expectations and product performance, durability and reliability are met.




Establish a best in-class test and validation function that implements and innovates from industry best practices.


Develops and maintains customer application use matrices. Knows how our customers use and operate the tractor, implement and precision technology and incorporates this knowledge into validation plans and acceptance criteria.


Interfaces with engineers, product management, suppliers and customers to develop product requirement acceptance specifications.


Ensures correct translation of customer demands in products and services with product management, engineering and other related disciplines.


Ensure accountability to schedule deliverables and technical accuracy across Validation Team.


Drive best practices and continuous improvement in processes and tools


Provide technical leadership to Validation Engineers on their work


Coordinate and prioritize validation engineering work among the Validation Engineering team.


Review and approve engineering test results and reports from the team


Interface with internal engineering groups for workload and resource scheduling


Provide budgeting forecasts for people and testing, internal and external, to support DVP&Rs


Conduct employee performance reviews and facilitate/support employee career development




Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering


10 plus years' experience in product validation or product development


5 plus years of experience working in various disciplines of off-road vehicles. For example, mechanical, hydraulic and/or integration of vehicle systems


5 plus years of experience in a leadership role

Preferred Qualifications:


The ideal Candidate will have:


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


Strong problem-solving skills


Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional global, remote teams


Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) issues, problems, and observations of work being performed AND plan to resolve opportunities including putting processes in place to ensure they don’t happen again


Ability to work with minimal supervision managing multiple projects and tasks


Proven communication skills across multiple levels and work groups


Agricultural, construction, automotive or similar background preferred.


Experience in a lab environment with data acquisition systems and test instrumentation.


Vector CANalyzer, MatLab, Simulink, LabVIEW, INCA, Greenhill, PLC and VeSys experience


Ability to demonstrate good computer skills with Word, Excel, MSOffice suite.


US applicants: 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.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.



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