CNH Industrial

Technical Specialist - Electric Vehicle Controls Engineer

Location US-MI-Livonia
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.


Duties: The Technical Specialist - Electric Vehicle Controls Engineer at CNH Industrial America LLC in Livonia, MI will be responsible for Utility Light Tractor and Construction Equipment Electrification projects. The duties include leading algorithm development for thermal software, complete vehicle controls and charging controls which will be deployed in future CNHi medium and heavy utility tractors as well as construction equipment machines. Developing and integrating electrified drivetrain and supporting sub-systems’ control strategies. Supporting creation of software and embedded control unit hardware requirements documentation and participate in software/hardware requirements reviews. Developing and reviewing software architectural design based on software and hardware requirements and ensuring traceability back to requirements. Developing controls algorithm for software unit feature designs based on architectural design and software requirements. Developing Model-In-Loop test plans to verify unit design implementation, performing MIL test and documenting results. Ensuring complete unit design test coverage and traceability. Developing Software description documentation to describe overall software architectural design and unit software feature designs. Supporting target ECU hardware selection process. Providing team progress updates to direct manager. Ensuring the use of engineering standards, methodologies, and global product development processes in engineering team's daily work. Practicing software development lifecycle methodologies including ISO-26262. Interfacing with Electrification Technology engineering team for HV/LV system performance & integration. Telecommuting permitted up to 2 days per week. Salary: $119,954- $139,700/year.


Minimum Requirements: Requires a Master’s degree in Automobile Engineering, Vehicle Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field plus 5 years of experience as a Controls Engineer or related occupation. The 5 years of experience must include 5 years of experience with each of the following: 1) performing controls software and hardware-in-the-loop platform development; 2) performing controls algorithm calibration and validation using Vector CANape, ETAS Inca, ATI vision or similar software; 3) data analysis and validation using MATLAB and Simulink; 4) conducting vehicle and powertrain level testing; 5) reviewing engineering projects for compliance with engineering principles; and 6) planning and executing hybrid, EV, or conventional powertrain and OBD controls performance research and development activities.


CNH Industrial America LLC's ongoing employee referral program does apply to this position. 


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Company Benefits

CNH Industrial offers a wide variety of benefits that not only encourages wellness and preventive care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.  Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives.  Additional benefits include paid parental leave, flexible work policies, opportunities for self-development and paid leave for specific activities. Click here for more information!




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.


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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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