CNH Industrial

North America Driveline & Hydraulics Systems Dev & Testing Manager

Location US-WI-Racine
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company dedicated to advancing the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. Driven by our shared purpose of Breaking New Ground, we are passionate about bringing Innovation, Sustainability, and Productivity to all that we do. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world through our core brands: Case IH, STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction.


The Driveline & Hydraulics Testing Manager is responsible for leading the validation of driveline and hydraulic components for large Ag tractor platforms, with some scope of CE and Crop Harvesting platforms. The DL & Hyd Testing Manager coordinates a group of test engineers and test technicians at the Racine Lakeside testing facility, manages the cost center budget, defines the test plans for the various projects, and leads the human and technical resources to meet the project timings. The individual provides leadership to orchestrate sophisticated test programs by regularly collaborating with leadership and other PV managers to leverage global company assets and facilities.


  • Lead a group of ~25 Driveline and Hydraulics test engineers and technicians to ensure the delivered end-to-end systems meet customer needs and the program objectives
  • Prepare, update, and communicate the overall project testing plan, budget & schedule
  • Identify resources, facilities, secure budget, and coordinate efforts of team members to deliver projects according to plan
  • Based on available resources (budget / FTE / equipment) maintain a resource plan to accomplish the product validation activities
  • Work with other global testing locations or external test suppliers to outsource tests when local facilities are not available.
  • Maintain and communicate project status, issues, timing status, and alert management to significant issues or roadblocks
  • Communicate data with others effectively; supervise the writing and approve formal, technical test reports.
  • Coordinate the creation of new test procedures and updates to existing.
  • Manage cost center project and indirect budgets working with the Driveline project manager
  • Participate in the development of facilities improvement plans and provide recommendations for capital requests for new lab equipment and facilities in support of CNH strategic business plan.
  • Responsible for team talent planning to identify proficiency, knowledge, and skill gaps
  • Implement staffing plan to recruit resources to fill gaps
  • Proactively define and develop test / validation automation and efficiency improvement
  • Actively engage employees in helping manage performance and development while fostering an environment that is conducive to productivity and individual growth
  • Provide safe working environment by ensuring proper safety training, supporting site safety committee, and implementing regular work safety improvements.

The annual salary for this role is $115,500 - $169,400 plus any applicable bonus (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)



The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering (or other technical field)
  • A minimum of 7 years of product development / engineering experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid understanding of mechanical/hydraulic/electrical systems
  • 1 or more years of experience leading/managing teams would be beneficial
  • Direct experience working with driveline and/or hydraulic component and system development
  • Master's degree in Engineering or Engineering Management is a plus
  • Resource management experience with the ability to delegate responsibilities and to match assignments/tasks to abilities, experience and capacity
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in building successful teams.
  • Experience in leading change, improvement and organizational development
  • Previous program management experience highly desired.
  • Proficiency in completion of multiple medium to large projects from conception to product release utilizing the Global Product Development Process.


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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