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CNH Industrial Precision Application Guidance Engineering Manager in Iowa

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 is responsible for managing an engineering team responsible for development and release of vehicle Auto-Guidance solutions. This position will lead the team to define project scope, define engineering estimates, develop solutions, verify the solutions and continuously manage the development progress. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about leading an engineering team, has demonstrated the ability to collaborate, proactively seeks process improvements, drives to meet commitments and continuously looks to improve our product.

  • Manage the Guidance Engineering team responsible for developing and releasing systems, software and machine controls.

  • Manage the development of integrating GPS receivers and IMU systems into the Precision Application software package.

  • Estimate the costs, resources and time required for development projects and monitor the execution of multiple engineering teams to ensure program milestones are met.

  • Responsible to ensure system and software release schedules are on-time by actively managing the engineering team and proactively adjust the plans during development.

  • Present project and improvement initiative status to management.

  • Collaborate with Platform, Product Engineering and Marketing teams to ensure the product requirements are defined and ensure they are translated into system requirements which align with the commercial needs.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives for products and processes.

  • Responsible to define the required talent in the team (competency, knowledge, and skills), define gaps and define plans to close gaps.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Agricultural, Systems or Mechatronics Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience demonstrated through project management and / or resource management

  • Minimum 10 years of product development experience

  • Resource management experience with the ability to delegate responsibilities and to match assignments/tasks to skill sets, experience and capacity

  • Experience in driving change, improvement and organizational development.

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities in building successful teams.

  • Travel up to 10%, domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering or Engineering Management

  • Hands-on experience with Off-Road, Commercial Vehicle or Automotive products.

  • Previous program management experience highly desired.

  • Proficiency in completion of multiple medium to large projects from conception to product release utilizing the Global Product Development Process.

  • Experience with embedded electronic vehicle control systems (hardware and software).

  • Experience with Precision Farming and Machine automation

  • Experience using problem solving tools such as 5 Why / 8 Discipline / 7 Discipline templates

  • Experience using Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, such as Polarion

  • Strong working knowledge of industry standards and norms, e.g. ISO 25119, ISO 13849, ODX, OTX, SAE J1939, SAE J3061, UDS, KWP2000

CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here.

If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at

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Requisition ID: 2021-15920

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