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Innovation Concept Test Technician

Innovation Concept Test Technician | Zedelgem . #permanentjob

CNH industrial . Zedelgem, Flanders, Belgium

CNH Industrial is a global capital goods company specialized 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. Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, and builders all around the world. Each of its brands is a major international force in its specific sector. More information can be found on the corporate website:

Innovation Concept Test Technician

Job description:

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 Parts & Service, is a major international force in its specific sector. This position will support CNHI’s Harvesting Innovation concept engineering activities.

Prepare organize and execute innovation concept testing related to harvest process automation, productivity improvement and efficiency improvement of harvesting equipment, focusing mainly on combine harvesters. Assist in preparing the yearly field test plan, prepare concept prototype and test equipment, organize and assist in shipment of the units to and from the field. Significant travel to get performance and functional validation, plan and participate in the evaluation of concept systems in the field.. Communicate with the innovation team to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion. This position will report to the Combine Harvesting Innovation Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as Harvesting Innovation team member by developing innovative, functional features and systems that address future Platform needs. An extensive amount of independent thinking and organization is required to solve practical challenges in the field.

  • Preparation, assembling and installation of concepts on the innovation test fleet

  • Assist in organizing, execution and managing test plan for proving out innovation concepts

  • Translate field findings (end of season communications) and practical experiences in the field in the concept review discussions.

  • Keep the innovation test fleet in good health (maintenance, repairs, ordering and installing parts etc..)

Desired profile:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bsc or equivalent through experience in Mechanical / Agricultural / Electrical Engineering

  • Hands on experience in agriculural machinery, maintenance and/or operation

  • Understanding farming operations and its challenges during harvest

  • Drivers license C(E)

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Excited to participate in preparation and testing concepts for harvesting equipment. Knowledge of one or more of the following domains : engines, gearboxes, hydraulics, electrics

  • Capability to work independently, likes challenges and is good in problem solving

  • Ability to interact easily in a team environment and with farmers/cumstomers.

  • Willingness to travel to world wide field locations for several weeks.

  • Enthousiasm for Agricultural Equipment, especially harvesting tasks.

  • Experience with off road machinery requirements and operations

  • Team player mind set with good communication skills in Dutch and English (German, French, Portugese are a plus)


  • Working at CNH Industrial is working in an environment where, partly due to it's 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 accessible.

  • 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).

  • Permanent contract

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?!

Apply for this challenge!

Send your CV and short motivation letter to

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