CNH Industrial

Planter Test Engineer

Location 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.


The function of the Planter Test Engineer is to plan, conduct and document functional, performance, interlock and diagnostic tests of planters in support of the development of North American planters.




Assist in development of design validation plans (DVP) and execution for entire vehicle including software/electronic system related content.


Conduct tests on vehicles in the lab and field, or in some cases on bench/simulators collecting data as needed.


Document the results of the test, including issue reporting into CTS tracking tools. Maintain and update issues as they are resolved.


Follow issues to resolution and validation of resolution, providing additional information and data as required to the design teams.


Maintain and communicate current issue status on a project, alert supervisor to significant issues or roadblocks.


Proactive support for quality and reliability investigations into current product issues to identify failure modes, root cause analysis, suggested fixes.


Prototype build support for all planter related activities


Collaborates with support groups and internal customers such as design engineers, manufacturing etc. on test requirements and plans.


Compiles and maintains test related documentation


Other duties as assigned




Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.


3 plus years of mechanical, electrical or hydraulic vehicle systems


1 plus years of experience with planter software operation or similar software operation


Preferred Qualifications:


The ideal Candidate will have:


Understanding of planter software operation


Agricultural, construction, automotive or similar background preferred with three years’ industry experience


Basic Agronomic knowledge


Understanding of North America farming practices


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


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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