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Electric Drivetrain System Engineer

Location: Burr Ridge, IL
Company: CNH Industrial
Hours: Full time
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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 Responsible for the development and definition of electronic systems for electrified transmissions and delivery of formal Systems Requirements & Specifications. Responsible to define electronic functionalities securing feasibility, HW requirements (sensors, actuators, etc.), main SW requirements and system performances. Responsible for developing specification that describe the expected electrical/electronic functionalities of the electrified drivetrain, accountable for the requirements collection, specification definition, system design, FMEA support, diagnostics specification, support to simulation and validation execution.

  • Defines the functional requirements for electrified transmissions electronic control system.
  • Own,s manages and releases electronic system requirements and specifications according to the V-model for development.
  • Supports electrical systems architecture definition for new hybrid drivetrain, taking into account expected performances perceived by the customers, as well as product offering and manufacturing feasibility/needs.
  • Supports safety assessment of controlled systems (in line with Homologation/Directives/Liability Laws)
  • Interfaces with other team members, work closely with Electrification Technology engineering team for HV/LV system for electrified transmissions.
  • Understands electrical system components and complexity (Sub-Assembly groups, BOM, standardization, optimization of options).
  • Owns, manages and releases System Diagrams (graphical, textual, ULM) and Sensor map to correctly guide the development process
  • Defines System Validation Specifications and test plan definition
  • Secures standardization of Systems and Functions among different platforms
  • Supports activities with Purchasing and Suppliers in line with component development
  • Develops plans in line with GPD process (Priorities, milestones, prototype definition, etc.)
  • Embraces Innovation mindset, encourages new technology and is creative

The Qualified Candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronic/Electronic Engineering or another related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in drivetrain control and software development or similar
  • 3+ years of experience in Electronic Systems development
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

The Preferred Candidate will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechatronic/Electronic Engineering
  • Experience in Vehicle system EE engineering; preferable in Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Experience with the following development tools: Matlab, Simulink, Control Desk, Vector Canalyzer/Canoe (J1939), Java, C++, Linux, Python
  • Agricultural or Construction Equipment background or relevant experience in off road machinery engineering.
  • Experience with V-Model and Agile Software Development Processes.
  • Experience on Mode Based System Engineering.
  • Knowledge of DOORS or Polarion
  • Knowledge of Virtual prototyping / MIL / SIL / HIL principles and automatic code generation
  • Knowledge on programming C code, and structured software programming.
  • Knowledge of functional safety and electrical safety standards (e.g. ISO26262 for automotive and ISO25119 & ISO23316 for off-road)
  • Knowledge of electrified schematics comprehension, hybrid components and system design for mobile applications
  • Ability to work with tight deadline and under pressure
  • Ability to apply specialized competency and skills between different products and swap work context quickly
  • Ability to work transversally with different teams and interface easily with other engineering disciplines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Good communication and personal organization/control skills
  • Up to date with evolving electrification technology and suppliers.

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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