CNH Industrial

Field Test Engineer Intern

Location US-PA-New Holland
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 Field Test Intern will support the development and validation process of pre-production Hay & Forage products in the field and lab environment to resolve functionality, durability and reliability of prototype designs before product launch to the manufacturing and commercial organizations. This position will test, develop and evaluate prototype Hay and Forage products in actual or simulated field conditions, make recommendations to improve functional performance, reliability/durability, and work with the product development team to resolve product issues! Read more about daily tasks below!


  • Communicate within the Haytools organization, including strong writing skills for reporting results of tests
    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
  • Communicate test results by submitting 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 remote 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 test work
  • 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.


  • Pursuing a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering, Ag, or related degree area
  • Have transportation to get you to and from the facility

Perks of being a CNH Industrial Intern/College Co-op!

We're excited that you’re considering an Internship or College Co-op with CNH Industrial! CNH Industrial provides our Interns and Co-ops with experiences that will help develop them into well-rounded professionals. Check out some of the benefits that will build an experience, not just a job:

  • Competitive pay
  • Networking opportunities with other interns
  • Local volunteer opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities hosted by current employees
  • Furnished subsidized housing (for qualified internship/co-ops only)


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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