CNH Industrial

Lead Design Engineer - Large Tractor

Location US-ND-Fargo
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.


We are currently seeking a Lead Design Engineer to work on both new and current designs for our large tractor product lines. This is an opportunity to apply vehicle engineering experience by leading development projects for operator cab and engine hoods.


  • Design cab and operator environment systems: inclusive of concept selection, prototype builds, field validation, and support industrialize new product launches and feature upgrades.
  • Complete 2D print creation and engineering releases to ensure desired implementation, communicate design intent, and provide quality expectations as APQP/PPAP input.
  • Capture requirements to define performance expectations and system integration, aligned to program objectives and functional needs, including design for manufacturing.
  • Conduct design calculations: apply hand calculation and analysis tools, consider trade-offs, recommend system concepts, and lead design reviews throughout the development process.
  • Prioritize and plan project tasks to deliver consistent results that meet or exceed the expectations of both external and internal customers.
  • Proactively mitigate risk with virtual analysis, DFMEA, ergonomic studies, physical bench and sub-system testing and other tools/methods.
  • Identify, contain, and resolve design issues: use 7-step method, advanced modeling, and statistical tools to confirm root cause and implement resolutions.
  • Communicate with management: apply engineering tools with verbal/written skills and trade off analysis to concisely convey feasibility, performance, and customer acceptance.
  • Collaborate with process partners: work towards to set shared expectations among manufacturing, purchasing, suppliers, commercial/marketing, program leadership, and other members of the platform team.
  • Direct workload and agency resources as required to complete designs, meeting or exceeding time, cost, and quality targets.
  • This position pays $85,000 to $115,000.


  • Bachelors degree in mechanical, agricultural, automotive, electrical and/or related engineering fields
  • 6 plus years relevant experience in product development
  • Experience with CAD systems and management (such as Pro-e/Creo, Teamcenter)
  • 2 plus years experience with cab and operator environment, engine enclosures, other general on/off-road vehicle engineering systems, HVAC, NVH and/or human factors/ergonomics


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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