Development Engineer (Coordinator Engine Integration Department)
DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within PACCAR Inc. DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families that will meet future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best in class products in the transportation world; always being driven by our design philosophy “environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers”. As a global operating company we offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.
Within the Engine Integration Department of DAF Trucks, a position has become vacant for monitoring and improving engine-in-vehicle (EU/NA) performance .
We are looking for an engineer who will act as a hub between the testing departments, vehicle integration, data analytics, and calibration engineers. Do you have experience in bringing different entities within an organization together? Are you the one who can create overview(s), initiate analyses, monitor progress, and summarize issues (or good news) to report out? Then this is the job for you!
We are not looking for starters for this position, also candidates who are located in the Netherlands or permitted to work in the Netherlands are preferred.
For different phases of ongoing projects, some exemplary tasks you will be doing include:
Provide critical applications and usage collectives from field data, for proof-of-concept engine definition;
Identify first test cases, for early vehicle testing;
Monitor for expected performance from the start of field tests, act on gaps, possible improvements, and degradations;
Initiate and automate monitoring of long term performance indications and act on any unexpected changes in current product.
Curiosity, for how our engines are used in all applications, configurations, and regions;
Initiative, to (have) dig for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and improve our engine in all applications;
Monitoring, for expected performance and any changes thereof occurring;
Understanding, of general heat and flow physics;
Analytical capacity, to combine information from many different sources on configurations and applications and their impact.
We offer you the first/next step in your career and together with Yacht you will build your career.
During your assignment we will coach you and help you develop your personal and professional skills. There will be a lot of learning on the job and also the possibility to do courses. We will always be in contact for you to make to best decisions for your career and make sure you will always have a challenging assignment.
With regards to the terms and conditions of the contract we strive to give a satisfying contract with our professionals.