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Finite Element Analysis Engineer

Finite Element Analysis 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. More information can be found on the corporate website:

Finite Element Analysis Engineer

Who are we looking for:

  • As a team player in the Analysis and Lab Validation team, you will support Crop Harvesting and Hay and Forage GPL customers with component- and system level simulations.

  • Advance our virtual competencies using FEA tools, while strengthening the efficiency/effectiveness of our physical testing methods through testing and collaboration.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Perform FEA of the Agricultural harvesting product structure to determine design integrity and meet durability/cost requirements.

  • Process and Analyze test data to correlate FEA results.

  • Write reports and communicate results to design engineers and other team members

  • Coordinate the site activities with his/her supervisor and the Central functional simulation team.

  • Interact with product design engineers during development and testing phase for new program launches to ensure robust CNH designs and support meeting program deadline.

  • Interact and support quality and purchasing groups within the company to resolve field issues, warranty claims and cost reduction projects.

Your key competences and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in degree in engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Agriculture) or equivalent through experience.

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in design engineering and finite element analysis (FEA)

  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment.

  • Good communication (oral and written) and teamwork skills

  • General mechanical aptitude

  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills

  • Demonstrated team player skills

  • Design/development experience with harvesting products or equivalent

  • Creo/ TeamCenter/ MS Office experience

  • Familiar with Hypermesh OptiStruct and ABAQUS

  • Technical fundamentals of structural engineering, FE analysis theory and material properties Chassis or structural design experience

  • Proven team player and problem solver

  • Familiarity with laboratory test tools, techniques, and processes for correlation to FEA results

  • Appreciation for critical customer concerns

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in and with cross-functional teams

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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