CNH Industrial

Paint Manufacturing Engineer for North America

Location US-WI-Racine | US-WI-Racine | US-IL-Burr Ridge
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.


This is a field based position that will require approximately 50% travel to Racine, WI as well as other locations throughout North America. Candidates within the Racine, WI area are preferred, other locations will also be considered.


Manufacturing engineer specialized in painting process, with extended knowledge of painting technologies, application systems, process design and process quality control for industrial/automotive vehicles, including conveyors, automation equipment and chemicals.


  • Study and identify correct painting process for components, identifying the necessary layout, and painting cycle; prepare technical specifications for the purchase of new painting systems.
  • Evaluate potential suppliers and validate technical specifications, capacity constraints, system utilization/OEE, labor requirements, running costs, process quality.
  • Perform the engineering activities in term of concept layout study, detailed layout deployment, investment estimation, FMEA and control plan analysis, co design with the suppliers during the equipment design and build and equipment try out.
  • Directly follow the system and equipment installations, in the plant, driving the production launch activities and necessary adjustments to guarantee smooth and defect free production.
  • Develop feasibility studies and project plans (specification, investment, timing, resources, M/B and source study, cost analysis, layouts...) to be presented for management approval.
  • Provide technical support for painting activities and projects (footprint, in-sourcing study etc.) interfacing with paint and chemicals suppliers by organizing monthly meetings
  • Develop painting cycles, Standard Operating Procedures, One Point Lessons and all necessary visual aids and documentation required to all the painting activity in line with CNH standards.
  • Establish the best practices and guide the standard utilization for all assembly activities in the plant



Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline OR High School Diploma/GED plus an additional 5 years of experience

5 or more years of proven experience in manufacturing painting plants

Ability to travel approximately 50% throughout North America



Knowledge of WCM or similar production systems; application of problem-solving techniques and project management from design to production. (e.g. Design and Process FMEAs)

Dynamic, eager to share expertise and not afraid of “getting your hands dirty”, driven by passion for technology and innovation merged with ability to execute and meet objectives

Good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work in a multicultural working environment

Language: English required. Spanish is preferred


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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