• Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • WO
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Senior Engineer Hybrid/Electrification

  • 25 september 2017
  • Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • WO


  • 25 september 2017
  • aanvraagnummer: 9042759

As Senior Hybrid / Electrification you will be responsible for the expertise in the area of hybrid engines, electrification of components, but also more in general power and ground.

Within your area of expertise, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining roadmaps
  • Definition of concepts
  • Derivation of key aspects and requirements for control of these components, including but not limited to:
  1. Startup / shutdown
  2. Fail safe / fail silent

You will review and approve:
  • Stakeholder requirement documents
  • Proposals from suppliers

You will support:
  • Supplier selection
  • Definition of hardware requirements
  • Root cause analyses of complex issues

In this position you will report to the Supervisor of the Architecture department and meet  frequently with the Function Designers, Principle Engineer Functional Safety, E/E Architects, Control System Architects, and hardware engineers.



  • Technical education on master level with a specialisation in control theory, electrical- or automotive engineering

Working experience:
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of automotive safety and standards (like ISO 26262)
  • Knowledge of embedded software and hardware is a plus

Personal skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and to the point
  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill
  • Fluent in English language - effective communication in both verbal and written form. Willing to learn Dutch language.


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!


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. 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.

The Architecture department within Embedded Engineering is responsible for the:

  • Translation of requirements on a functional level into a physical Electric/Electronic (E/E) Architecture consisting of Control Systems; a combination of hardware and software components,
  • The further split of PACCAR developed Control Systems into an architecture consisting of hardware, Basic Software and Application Software, and
  • Maintenance of expertise in key areas, like data-security, diagnostics and functional safety

To support the growth in projects and technology development and plot a course to a more electrified and increasingly autonomous future, we are seeking a well-qualified Senior Hybrid / Electrification, to work within our creative team in an innovative, fast moving environment.


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

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