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Design Engineer Functional Systems

Design Engineer Functional Systems | 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. More information can be found on the corporate website:

Design Engineer Functional Systems

Who we are looking for:

As a Design Engineer Functional Systems, you will work closely with AGILE team colleagues having opportunity to explore and improve the functional performance of the Large Square Baler. You will have specific accountability for assigned subsystems for both current & new product development. You will be gaining product knowledge and get exposed to critical functional components to comprehend and appreciate its design requirements.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Specify, design (3D & 2D), develop, coordinate, and support the definition and integration of core vehicle components and/or subsystems consistent with program objectives inclusive of concepts, prototype support, field validation and product launch.

  • Improve current product quality to meet platform goals (Field Q&R, MFG issues, Fitness for Use, Cost Reduction)

  • Communicate with the engineering team to coordinate the interrelated designs and assure project completion to schedule, following established design processes.

  • Virtually design and analyze components using design tools and processes. Participate in design reviews and actively participate in Safety Analysis and DFMEA teams.

  • Provide assistance with prototype builds and engage in field operations. Develop, maintain, and release necessary system specifications and provide supporting documentation. Documentation will be used internally and externally. Provide necessary information to support management milestone presentations.

  • Complete test requests, resolve field product integrity reports (PIR’s), and track progress.

  • Provide assistance in analyzing field data to support the development process.

  • Travel, as necessary, to other design centers, supplier facilities, field test locations, and customer locations in order to provide support, resolve problems, explore design alternatives, or conduct failure analysis.

  • Ensure completion of engineering requirements/design activities to meet product goals on quality/cost/performance

  • Work closely together with different departments affiliated with engineering (purchasing, manufacturing, suppliers …) to facilitate the industrialization process.

Your key competences and qualifications:

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering with an emphasis in Mechanical, Electro - Mechanical, Agricultural.

  • Affinity with electrification, system engineering, electrics & software either from education or from personal interest; mainly to follow and understand the trends for automation and its impact on the product requirements.

  • 0 - 10 years of work experience in product development, preferably in the AG Business

  • Experience in product design and development is a plus but not must.

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

  • Up to 10% of time spent travelling and no issues with international travelling.

  • Team player with strong social & communication skills

  • Motivated and eager to learn.

  • Flexible and stress-resistant

  • Languages:

* Dutch

* English

* French and / or German is a plus.

  • Software:

* Extensive Creo or other 3D CAD system experience

* Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)

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 accesible

  • 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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