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Automation & Controls Engineer

Automation & Controls Engineer | Zedelgem

CNH Industrial . Zedelgem, Flanders, Belgium

CNH Industrial is a global capital goods company specializing in equipment and services for Agriculture and Construction. The Company operates commercially through its brand portfolio which includes Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Steyr, CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment.

Automation & Controls Engineer

Who we are looking for:

  • Technical expert in mechatronics and controls

  • Translate high level requirements of automation/control features into detailed specifications, where developments can start from

  • Owns the implementation of automation/control features in Matlab & Simulink

  • Is working in close collaboration with other software teams to integrate the feature in final environment

  • Testing/simulating the performance of the feature on different levels during development: “Model in the loop”, “Software in the loop”, “Hardware in the loop”

  • Testing & tuning the final implementation on a vehicle

  • Leads design reviews with proper documentation for internal customers

  • Is continuously benchmarking the CNHi developments against competition and is actively contributing in generating new/innovative ideas to create strategic advantages against competition

Your key responsibilities:

  • Delivering well documented specifications of control & automation features

  • Delivering well-structured Matlab & Simulink code, properly tested during the different steps of the development

  • Updating the related management tools (SVN, Polarion (bug tracking management tool)) when needed

  • Provides regular and timely reporting of the status of the projects to the different stakeholders

Your key competences and qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Engineering with emphasis on control design, mechatronic system design or equivalent work experience

  • Working experience with Automotive control software and rapid prototyping tools such as Matlab&Simulink® and dSPACE®

  • Relevant experience in electro-hydraulic controls, linear and non-linear controls, adaptive controls

  • Knowledge of Automotive tools such as CANalyzer and/or CANape (Vector)

  • Knowledge of Process Tools such as SVN, Polarion

  • Knowledge on C-Code is an asset

  • Able to work under minimal supervision, but can recognize issues that need to be escalated

  • Is Analytical and has significant problem-solving capabilities and experience

  • Company languages are English, Dutch

  • Available to travel for short period (1-2 weeks) to support in-field validation & tuning

  • Strong planning, initiative and risk-taking, organizational and leadership skills

What we offer:

  • Working at CNH Industrial is working in an environment where, partly due to its international character, numerous development opportunities are offered. The CNH Industrial Belgium site in Zedelgem employs more than 3,000 people. In that one location, a variety of departments are present, ranging from design - with an R&D center with more than 400 employees - over production to service and dealer training to all support departments.

  • CNH Industrial Belgium in Zedelgem is also located in a congestion-free area and is easily

  • We offer a very attractive salary package, with numerous fringe benefits, such as our bonus system, insurance, eco-cheques, meal vouchers and no less than 20.5 working time reduction days on top of the statutory vacations (in full-time system).

Are you as passionate as our people? Would you like to join a great team and help build the most innovative and largest agricultural machines on the market? Then apply quickly!

Are you up for the challenge?

Send your resume with a short motivation letter to

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