CNH Industrial

Electric Drivetrain Safety Engineer

Location US-MI-Detroit
Position Type


Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, builders and drivers all around the world. Each of its brands, including Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, FPT Industrial, Capital, and Aftermarket Solutions, is a major international force in its specific sector.


Technical position accountable for the Operational Safety of electrical and power systems. Electric and Hybrid vehicles contain high voltage DC and AC safety systems that are monitored by vehicle systems controllers that will maintain a safety barrier between the vehicle operator and the vehicle body/chassis to mitigate the possibility of electrical shock.




  • Write safety requirements in Component Product Card specifications according to CNHi Standards
  • Support definition and design high voltage interlock and safety mechanisms (e.g. disconnect systems)
  • Assessment of EE HV architectures (from the Vehicle to the components, HW and SW), including interaction between electronic functionalities, system performances, diagnostics protocols and validation of the safety related requirements securing compliance with standards and company guidelines
  • Reference for Advanced Technology & Innovation to support identification of gaps in applicable identified standards and internal safety guidelines
  • Support FMEA, HARA or other methodologies for the analysis and assessment of failure modes and risks
  • Accountable for compliance of expected safety targets as per CNHi direction for new hybrid drivetrain
  • Analyze and evaluate HV safety related requirements as result of system design measures in close collaboration with corresponding domains
  • Support the definition of System Validation Specifications and test plan with attention to Operational Safety
  • Analyze and trace component testing results in line with the validation plan for all the safety requirements to keep safety case updated
  • Support releasing and implementation of all safety mechanisms according to the V-model for development
  • Support the assessment of Safety of controlled systems during development as well as at the end of system development
  • Position pays $93,500 to $125,000


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronics, Automation, or another relevant discipline
  • 3+ years of experience on electrical safety implementation at ECU’s and system level
  • 3+ years of experience as functional safety (ISO25119, ISO13849 and ISO15998) engineer
  • Ability to travel 10-15% of time


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


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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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