Engine Structural and Valvetrain Engineer

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DAF Trucks N.V.
aantal uur
37 uur


- you give support and advice's to the design groups in the field of component durability. 
- you predict and analyze component loads and dynamics and component stress using finite element analysis. 
- you are responsible for the verification and optimization of concept designs using simulation tools. 
- you develop analysis procedures and methods to achieve more accurate predictions 
- you support knowledge projects with external partners (e.g. Universities) 
- you prepare reports and presentations 

You are also in charge on developing the Valve train system of the system. In this task: 
- you develop cam profile that fulfill the performance requirements 
- you simulate and optimize the complete valve train by means of 1D and 3D tools 
- you give technical advice to the valve train / camshaft designer and mechanical expert 

You work in close cooperation with both construction and testing engineers. 


- a Master degree in Engineering or Physics 
- excellent knowledge of finite element analysis and fatigue analysis, preferably in a product design environment. 
- knowledge in Valve train development & modeling 
- familiarity with Hyperworks, Abaqus, fe-safe, AVL Excite and GT Suite are an advantage 
- good reporting and presentation skills 

You consider geometrical constraints as a challenge. 
You are proactive and enthusiastic and have strong communication skills. Technical know-how and the ability to get to the core of issues efficiently and pragmatically the keys to success in this function.


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Within the 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 for the future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers. As a globally working company we do offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rick Goyen via telefoonnummer 06-10343129

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