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Product Development Engineer-Electrical/Computer Engineering

Navistar, Inc. Lisle, IL Full-Time
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Navistar is currently seeking a Product Development Engineer to take our business to the next level!  

Product Development Engineer will be responsible for design, development and validation of engine / vehicle functions for in-house and outsourced controllers used by Navistar. This includes but is not limited to: 

  • Development of system and software component level requirements for complex vehicle features and functions
  • Embedded software development on microcontroller based electronic control modules using C programming language or Simulink
  • Development of control algorithms using Model-based Controls Development process (Matlab/Simulink or other modeling tools) 
  • Functional simulation of developed models using data-replay or plant based closed-loop simulation technique
  • Functional testing of engine/vehicle/after-treatment system control functions 
  • Development and execution of functional validation test cases using acceptance criteria based on requirements
  • Execution of functional test cases on industry-standard HiL (Hardware-in-the-loop) equipment 
  • Development of appropriate documentation to support process compliance 

Position Purpose

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


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology and will obtain degree prior to first day of employment

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)

Desired Skills

  • Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering majors
  • Familiarity with engine, vehicle and after-treatment system physics
  • Understanding of the development and analysis of dynamic control systems
  • Strong desire to develop algorithms that work efficiently in real-time 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to explain and document work 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Company 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.

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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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