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Development Engineer - Engine Hardware

Technical Team player who takes the lead in engine component development for current- and future engine platforms
 

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

Job description

As Development Engineer, you are responsible for development of one (or more) engine components, in close cooperation with Tier1 suppliers and PACCAR internal stakeholders (Validation- and Calibration teams, Production Engineering, After Sales, Purchasing, etc). In this role, you apply your detailed hardware- and actuator software knowledge for the development of future engine platforms, as well as improving current product.

Your responsibilities:

  • Take a leading role in definition of engine components for future projects, and initiate  the required test- and simulation activities to prove that concepts are performing as expected.
  • Solve testing- and/or field issues, by determining root-cause and solutions in a structured way
  • Initiate and guide testing activities, review results and start-up follow-up activities if needed
  • Working according Design for Six Sigma methodologies

In this role, you report to the Supervisor of the Fuel, Air & EGR group.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Detailed knowledge of engine hardware, in the field of Turbocharger, EGR-system components and/or High Pressure Fuel System components
  • Experience with problem solving techniques
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma tools and techniques

Department

Within PACCAR Inc., the DAF Trucks Engine Development department is the centre of competence for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development centre we develop engine families for future regulations, for DAF, Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. Our engines and trucks are best-in-class products in the transportation world, being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with highest reliability and best cost-effectiveness for our customers.

The department Engine Externals and EAS Hardware within Engineering is responsible for the hardware development of new engines and aftertreatment systems, and maintaining the in-production products. The department is divided into 4 groups; Engine Externals 1 & 2, Fuel, Air & EGR and Aftertreatment Hardware.
In the Fuel, Air and EGR group currently there is a vacancy for a Development Engineer
 

We offer

At DAF you will work in an innovative and committed organization. Cooperation and responsibility are key. We offer you a career with development opportunities. You don't just choose a job, you choose for a career at DAF.
Working together on a high tech product, with passion and pride. That's working at DAF. 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!