• Product Development Engineer

    Location US-OH-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Prod Develop Engr, Prod Develop Engr Sr
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Product Development - PD
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview


    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    Navistar is currently seeking a Product Development Engineer to take our business to the next level!  


    Our company designs, engineers and manufactures the world's best-selling mid-range diesel engines under its global MaxxForceTM International Diesel Power brand. MaxxForce engines power on-highway commercial vehicles, off-highway commercial vehicles, on-highway consumer pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles and industrial equipment around the world.


    The Product Development Engineer position will support our Integrated Product Development Organization (IPD).  IPD is responsible for design and development of the next generation of Navistar engines and vehicles which include industry leading trucks, buses and military vehicles. 


    Product Development Engineers within IPD work in the following areas: base engine, chassis, body, product validation, electronics, calibration, thermal management, advanced technologies and NVH, just to name a few. 

    The successful candidate will partner with a seasoned manager that will mentor and train the individual to become a skilled, experienced and valued member of our engineering organization.

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Provides technical and analytical support to Product Development Engineering.  May provide direction and guidance to less experienced team members.  Refers problems that cannot be resolved to the next level.  Serves as a central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing as the product(s) move to production and distribution. Involvement may last throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades and maintenance of the product or product line.


    Basic Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology  

    Additional Requirements

    Additional Requirements:

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
    • Travel up to 10% of the time
    • Electrical Engineering degree
    • Demonstrated aptitude and ability to view assembly operation from a spatial perspective
    • Resourceful problem solver with the ability to make decisions in a timely manner
    • Ability to prioritize work, anticipate and address roadblocks, complete tasks on time, and follow through to ensure completion with a high sense of urgency

    Highlighted Preferences:

    • Electrical engineers  
    • Design and layout experience using Unigraphics UG-NX2 or any CAD related modeling software.\
    • Proficient experience in CDMS (Configuration Data Management System – Specifications System), Product Structure, Pharos, EOFF (Electronic Order File Folder) and Baan.
    • Skilled in the use of design quality tools including, Design Reviews, dFMEA’s (Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), DFA (Design For Assembly) and GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).

    Desired Skills:

    • Positive Attitude, Ethics and International Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture.
    • Understanding and knowledge of International’s Engineering and Design Standards.
    • Experience in truck and/or automotive design and development.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
    • Excellent Communication Skills – both written and verbal
    • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical/electrical systems


    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Listening
    • Problem Solving
    • Drive for Results

    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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