Job Title Fuel Cell Systems Engineer Location Arbon, CH (Primary)
Job Type Permanent Job Family Product Development Job Description
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.
Fuel Cell Systems Engineer
As a member of the Fuel Cells Team in the Electrified Powertrain Engineering division of FPT Industrial, you will be part of a highly skilled team driven to analyse and engineer best-in-class fuel cell systems for FPT Industrial electrified powertrain product portfolio.
You will support the engineering, development and integration of fuel cells into full electric powertrains. You will be contributing to the development of advanced concepts as well as their implementation for application to on-road and off-road applications.
Develop requirements on fuel cell system level and cascade them to the component level for all interfaces (cathode, anode, cooling and electrical) including safety, mechanical, structural and NVH requirements
Screen the supplier market for components that match the requirements and make recommendations to the project on which components to be integrated
Derive test plans to be run on system or component level and actively supervise the testing phase
Interpret test data and provide clear and insightful recommendations for further development
Develop, calibrate and validate models as required
Support 3D virtual integration activities of fuel cell system components
Support fuel cell control development by providing guidance to software engineers of operating conditions and strategies
Follow sound engineering practices regarding material specification documentation, document control, change management and failure investigations using tools or processes like 8D or FMEA.
Collaborate closely with internal departments and external laboratories and universities
Basic Qualifications :
University degree in relevant engineering or science discipline
Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in fuel cell system development
Strong understanding of electrochemical and physical phenomena in fuel cells
Experience with modelling and simulation of typical fuel cell system components
Hands-on experience with components, test station jigs and test execution
Flexibility to work with the different interface components (fuel, air, cooling)
Strong oral and written communication in English required. Italian or German would be an asset
System thinker : derive solutions through holistic understanding of the problem
Highly motivated self-starter and team-player with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
Preferred Qualifications :
10 years of relevant experience acting as a fuel cell system engineer
Experience developing operating strategies and control algorithms for fuel cells
Experience with fuel cell system packaging and integration concepts
Experience with typical fuel cell system failure modes and degradation phenomena
Matlab / Simulink coding experience
Cost engineering experience or understanding of fuel cell cost structure