CNH Industrial

Battery Pack Systems Engineering Manager

Location US-MI-Detroit
Position Type


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.


As the Systems Engineering Lead for Energy Storage Products, you will manage a global team in the development of battery systems for products in the Agricultural and Construction Industries. You will help build and lead a team of engineers covering the core competencies of electrical system architecture and the interfaces required for full integration to vehicle systems. The right candidate will be responsible for the development of all battery pack system requirements from concept initiation to production launch.




  • Build and lead a team of engineers responsible for all performance aspects of energy storage systems
  • Lead the development of system architecture and mechanization definition in support of vehicle traction, charging, interfaces and accessories
  • Provide direction for battery component selection, including cells and modules and conduct trade-off analysis for system performance
  • Provide direction for data collection in support of the requirements definition process.
  • Coordinate the creation and use of modeling strategies and analysis tools
  • Work closely with the pack design manager and propulsion system team to provide performance input for trade studies
  • Create and manage battery sub-system technical specifications and ensure the battery performance and safety meets vehicle technical specifications
  • Direct the development of system DFMEA’s and coordinate supplier component DFMEA’s
  • Create analysis, development and validation plans that support fast to market and first-time quality
  • Interface with Purchasing and Suppliers during the sourcing and development process
  • Work closely with lead engineers and cross functional team members and engineering service teams (vehicle, modeling and simulation, software, and functional safety)
  • Communicate development progress to leadership, identify project risk and propose mitigation strategies
  • Prepare for and participate in formal and informal design/peer review activities
  • Coordinate battery system activities between global locations
  • Stay abreast of the latest technologies for energy storage requirements, components and strategies
  • Provide direction/mentorship to team members and conduct semi-annual performance reviews
  • Position pays from $150,000-$190,000 (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or relevant degree
  • 8 plus years of experience in the electric vehicle industry
  • Demonstrated leadership in the development of system architectures for HV energy storage systems
  • Experience with MatLab and Simulink tools
  • Experience with requirements management and tools
  • Deep knowledge of battery cell chemistry and selection based on vehicle power and energy needs
  • Understanding of various battery pack components (modules, BMS, busbars, fuses, wiring, connectors, control modules, cold plates, cooling hoses)
  • Understanding elements required for battery pack to vehicle integration (vehicle location, mechanical and electrical interfaces, crash/crush strategies)
  • Skilled in requirements definition that meet high voltage safety standards for electric vehicle applications
  • Strong background in requirements translation from vehicle to sub-system
  • Knowledge of automotive certification standards (UN, UL, SAE, ISO, FMVSS)
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills in English
  • Deep experience with cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proactive behaviors
  • Ability to set clear objectives and deliverables, hold others accountable and influence others, regardless of position power or organization boundaries
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to extract and understand the big picture


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Agriculture and Construction domain knowledge and experience
  • Engineering Master’s degree
  • Experience with vehicle level performance and testing for efficiency/life analysis
  • Experience with eDrive (motor and inverter) performance, calibration and testing
  • Background in simulation
  • Background in SIL and HIL use
  • Familiarity with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Experience using both stage gate and Agile product development processes


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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