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Junior Design Engineer

Junior Design 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:

Junior Design Engineer

Who are we looking for:

As a designer in the Forage Harvester team, you will work on several functionalities of the vehicle such as: hydraulic or electrical routing, drivelines, feeding, chopping, processing or ejecting and/or general system integration work; for the New Holland brand. You will design Forage components that meet functional performance, quality, reliability, cost and weight objectives. The designers in the team are multidisciplinary but everyone has a dedicated area of expertise to act as a specialist within the team to help your colleagues.

Who are we looking for:

Strongly motivated mechanical system designer with high interest in one of following fields:

  • Electrical routing & integration

  • Plastics & alternative materials

  • Hydraulic routing & integration

  • Field data acquisition

  • Field & Cloud based data processing

  • Good knowledge of basic physics and eager to learn.

  • Hands-on and pro-active thinker

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Fluent in English language (written and spoken), Dutch language is a plus.

  • Creative initiator with problem solving attitude

  • Teamplayer

  • Ability to travel both domestic and international if needed, typically < 3 weeks/year.

  • (* specifically for the data acquisition function the amount of travel is expected around 8-10 weeks/year)


  • Experience in Product Development environment.

  • Knowledge of functional processes related to the Forage Harvester or AG equipment

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work in an Agile and multidisciplinary environment within product engineering

  • Guarantee close cooperation and support towards the cross functional teams including design analysis, product validation (field test, lab and prototype shop), value analysis, manufacturing, purchasing and suppliers

  • Coordination and communication on regularly basis is key

  • Carry out design work on both new developments and current product improvements for performance, durability and cost

  • Evaluate, interpret, and summarize functional test data.

  • Perform market studies on existing systems

  • Be the owner of different subtasks within projects and be responsible for the correct execution, follow up and delivery of those tasks, according to project targets

  • Active participation in design reviews, FMEA’s, manufacturing reviews

Your key competences and qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering or equal through experience.

  • Microsoft packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams

  • CAD 3D design capabilities (Preferred: Team Center, Creo / Capital and VisMockup)

  • Technical drawing specifications: ability to apply dimensioning, GD&T, part inspection, gaging, drawing notes, manufacturing control measures.

  • Knowledge on materials and manufacturing technologies as machining, welding and sheetmetal.

  • Knowledge of basic simulation techniques (Finite Elements Analysis, System simulations, …) and being able to apply them on designs.

  • Root cause analysis and analytical approach to find solutions for specific problems/issues.

  • Good understanding and feel for quality and cost from an early phase during design activities. Cooperation with (advanced) manufacturing, purchase, SQE to achieve this.

  • Communicative & organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated technical leadership and organization/control skills.

  • Experience with network client/server architecture

What we offer you:

  • Our machines feed the world’s ever-growing population, so within a challenging global economy, CNH Industrial is a stable multinational with promising prospects.

  • A product with its full lifecycle (design > testing > production) in Zedelgem, Belgium

  • A dynamic and supportive engineering team

  • Involvement in all aspects of Agile product development

  • Several exciting and challenging projects

  • Opportunities to grow within an international company


  • 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 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).

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! Want to know more about CNH Industrial?

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