CNH Industrial

Test Instrumentation/Data Acquisition & Controls Engineer College Co-op

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge
Position Type
College Co-op


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company. Driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground, which centers on Innovation, Sustainability and Productivity, the Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its five core Brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, supplying 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment delivering a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success, driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 35,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.


The Test Instrumentation/Data Acquisition Engineer & Controls Engineer College Co-op will work with experienced engineers to design, build, troubleshoot, and deploy a custom electrical interface system to integrate a transmission and engine electronic control system with a test cell control system; to allow for full automation of a transmission in a lab test environment. This Co-op will also test instrumentation to a transmission under test in a lab environment, to collect NVH or strain data.  You will then collect data, analyze data, and prepare formal technical report on findings. Read more below!




  • Learn the structure of a test cell instrumentation/automation system and practical fundamentals such as calibration, instrument/cable selection and application, etc. and apply these concepts in the construction of EE components in support of active CNH lab tests
  • Learn to design basic electronic circuits for use in test application, such as valve driver boxes, instrument signal amplifiers, etc
  • Using basic electrical/electronic troubleshooting skills and equipment, collect data and analyze problems in tests cells to determine issue root cause and apply corrective action
  • Learn fundamentals of NVH specifically related to driveline and hydraulic systems and components. Analyze collected data for review with colleagues and to draw performance conclusions.


This position pays between $21.88-36.37/Hour


  • Pursuing a minimum of Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering, or related degree area.
  • Must be able to work full time during summer months and then up to part-time during the school semesters
  • Must live within a commutable distance of our Burr Ridge, IL facility (relocation will not be offered for this role)
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from the facility 

Perks of Being a CNH 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


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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