Cab Interior Development Engineer

Experienced product developer automotive interior

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit Product Development
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Bachelor
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

For the Interior & Trim group, part of the Cabin Development department, we are looking for an Interior Development Engineer.
As Interior Development Engineer you will get the responsibility of a group of mainly plastic parts in the truck cab from definition until release of these products.
Your responsibilities:

  • Develop a group of mainly injection molded plastic parts in the cabin interior;
  • Take the lead in the coordination between the DAF Design Centre, development partners, suppliers, Purchasing and Production Engineering;
  • Work according to the DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) methodology from definition phase through concept design to the final result in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Monitor the technical and functional status and progress through design reviews and risk reduction activities;
  • Translate market requirements and technical challenges into successful products.
As Interior Development Engineer you will report to the Engineering Supervisor Interior & Trim.

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master in Industrial Product Design or Automotive/Mechanical Engineering;
  • Preferably 3 years’ experience as a design engineer in the automotive industry;
  • Solid knowledge of injection molded plastic products;
  • Experience with CAD systems, preferably NX;
  • Able to convert technical challenges in realistic products;
  • Decisive, independent and passionate;
  • Can work well in a team;
  • Fluent in English and preferably German.


The Cabin Development Division consists of three engineering groups: Body & Exterior, Dashboard and Interior & Trim. Together they are responsible for the realization of (sub) projects for the entire cab. Projects are realized in cooperation with various suppliers and a number of major development partners, but the DAF engineer always has the final responsibility in the concept definition and realization.

We offer

At DAF you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. We offer you a career with growth potential. You don’t just choose for a job, you choose for a career at DAF. If you like to work in an international organization with a no-nonsense culture and ambition, then DAF is your employer!
In addition to a good salary DAF offers you the following working conditions:

  • A 36-hour workweek;
  • 27 Vacation days and a possibility of 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours);
  • A variable bonus, based on DAF results;
  • A good work-life balance (due to flexible working hours);
  • A retirement plan and group health insurance;
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Drive your career, join DAF!


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