COMPANY PROFILE :
CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence.
Each of the CNH Industrial's brands is a major international player in its specific industry : Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery;
Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Helieuz Bus for buses and coaches;
Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection;
and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions.
More information can be found on the corporate website : www.cnhindustrial.com
PRIMARY FUNCTION :
Analysis and application of new technologies for innovative solutions for the future combines and headers. The selected candidate will be involved from the idea till a proven concept on performance and robustness to increase the capacity and efficiency of the harvest operation of our customer
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
You will be in charge of investigation of new technologies for harvesting equipment to increase efficiency and capacity of the full harvest operation, globally
You will invent / investigate and design within a multidisciplinary team new solutions for further automation of the harvesting process
You have to select the best technologies and bring the concepts to a level where benefits are proven on the harvester in the field and limitations are documented. (TRL 5)
Provide space claims pre-design studies, to Product Engineering, for the new features or requests.
Organize brain-storming and set up agenda. Come up with disruptive and incremental innovation steps
Owner of concept prototype content and their virtual prototype models.
Assist in organizing and building concept test units within the innovation team and product validation team.
Active link and strong cooperation with universities labs, students and PHD students.
Driver of innovation automation projects and assist in building the innovation roadmapss
QUALIFICATION / REQUIREMENTS :
PHD in mechatronics or computer science or Master Degree in Mechatronic Engineering with min 3 years of professional experience.
Strong communication and coaching skills in a matrix reporting structure.
Fluent in English and Dutch language (written and spoken).
Strongly motivated to continuous learning.
Passion for innovative technologies
Strong Matlab / Simulink, Python and MS Office.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Product advanced development, innovation or PHD
Overall harvest operation knowledge is a plus.
Knowledge of data mining, artificial intelligence and deep learning is a plus
Knowledge on vision technologies is a plus