CNH Industrial

CE Innovation Engineer

Location US-IA-Burlington | 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 position can be located in Fargo, ND / Wichita, KS / Burlington, IA**


The CE Innovation Engineer will support CNHI's Construction Equipment Innovation Engineering activities.

Lead and execute a group of innovation projects focus on automation systems, electrification, alternative fuel, high efficiency hydraulic systems, alternative driveline, and digitalization. Each project will require preparing and completing system requirements, leading design reviews and technical review with suppliers, FMEA, HARA, clearly define and evaluate component and system costs versus achieved functionality. Performance check on the vehicles defining test procedures, if required, and the corrective actions to achieve the results, getting the concept proven based on the work defined at the beginning of the project.

CE Innovation Engineer will have the chance to leverage a small team of project leaders, but he will be responsible for the activity performed from the team.

Willing to travel to work closely with the different CE Engineering locations where the projects will be carried out, gaining product and functional experience and assisting experimental test of the new system developed, coordinating also the communication with Global Product Leaders.

Connect with the Platform engineering teams to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion following established design process. The I develop, maintain, and release vital system specifications and documentation, coordinating the allocated resources to CE Innovation projects assigned, leading project timing and budget in coordination with CE Innovation Manager.

Responsible for developing and maintaining the CE Innovation roadmaps and all the documentation required to submit a program approval following the Innovation guidelines, including the annual budget preparation for the whole CE Innovation activities in cooperation with the CE Innovation Manager.

This position will report to the CE Innovation Manager but will collaborate with CE PD&E Leaders, CE Product Platforms and Components Product Lines to keep them updated on status of the activities.


Work as CE Innovation engineer by developing innovative, functional features and systems that address future Platform needs.

An extensive amount of independent thinking is required to generate new insights (IP is a core part of project management into Innovation team).

Review and understand technologies and trends that will influence medium term and long-term product plans.

Coordinate dedicated resources for each project, defining project work with reference PL and CPL, timing, resources and budget required.

Coordinate and drive system requirements definition, designing, prototype and testing phases.

Guide interns from university for those activities related to the projects and new investigations.

Update the related management tools (TcAE, .ppt, CTS, PROMIS...) and monthly reports

Guarantee that all the required project documents and information are properly updated, collected and available for CE business partners.

Transfer features and technologies to the CE Platforms.

Share ideas for continuous improvements on the CE products and on standard methodologies for the team (tool, electronic design and control approach, sensor selection, document format).

Coordinate a team of multi-discipline engineers in multiple locations and different working group to complete projects


Keep people involved motivated, pushing them to think out of the box


Provide local and remote field site support/analysis for own project and help others


Maintain an open, growth mindset


Respect diversity and be inclusive to divergent opinions to create unique solutions


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Electronic/Mechatronic/Electrical Engineering or related
  • 1+ years experience leading R&D projects
  • 5+ years experience in Construction Equipment / Off-highway machinery engineering




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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