• Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • WO
solliciteer via YACHT

Engine Validation Engineer DAF Trucks

  • 22 maart 2018
  • Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • WO


  • 22 maart 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9051348

DAF Trucks is looking for a Engine Validation Engineer for the NVH&Validation department, which is a subgroup of Engine Integration, Validation, and Engine Development. 

In this position you make sure that the endurance test is carried out according to DAF test standards and specific arrangements. For that you do daily monitoring of test data during the endurance test, analysis of all data before, during and after the test, detailed inspection and rating of all relevant engine parts according to DAF inspection list. present these results to all stakeholders including advise and recommendations for improvement, write a detailed test report in English including a judgement of the overall engine condition after the test in relation to the desired engine life in service.

You will contribute to the development of specialised knowledge regarding durability and reliability and document and share this knowledge with the team. While doing so you will also advise/develop new endurance test cycles or updates of existing cycles in order to demonstrate the reliability of new engine functionalities or hardware and support updates of endurance test standards, inspection list and measurement procedures. Last but not least you will develop and apply physics of failure models to calculate the damage acceleration factor of an endurance test relative to customer usage.

All this you will share in engineering team meetings and be known as a problem solver. 



For this position the ideal background is: 

  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar 
  • Knowledge of materials and degradation processes such as high cycle fatigue, thermal mechanical fatigue, creep, wear, aging, corrosion 
  • Good knowledge of English and German language (Deutsch ist kein problem!)
  • Accurate, precise, calm, analytic mind, stress resistant, team player 
  • Experience at engine rating is a plus


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 is the fastest growing truck manufacturer in Europe. They are successful because the demands and requirements of their customers are decisive for the development of the products. 

The NVH&Validation group consists of two teams. One team does noise and vibration measurements of heavy duty diesel engines in research and development. The other team attends long-term engine endurance tests followed by detailed inspection and rating of all relevant engine parts after the test. Goal of these endurance tests is to gain confidence about the reliability and durability of the engine under service conditions. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Robert Dolmans via telefoonnummer 06-82724609

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