• Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • HBO
solliciteer via YACHT

Engine Performance Calibration Engineer for DAF Trucks

  • 20 augustus 2018
  • Eindhoven
  • 37 uur
  • HBO


  • 20 augustus 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9057135

For the position of Engine Performance Calibration Engineer we are looking for a motivated professional who would like to work for the OEM company in the Netherlands, DAF Trucks.

In this position you will be busy with the following diverse tasks:

  • Develop heavy duty diesel engines with focus on engine performance and ECU function calibration and validation;
  • Find optimal engine settings within all constraints, optimizing the trade-off between fuel consumption, driver performance, reliability and emission legislation;
  • With a theoretical background provide consultancy how to robustly calibrate the engine controllers;
  • Take initiative to constantly improve tools and processes;
  • Documentation of test results, tool usage and possible improvements;
  • Collaboration in project teams.


The ideal Engine Performance Calibration Engineer has a Master degree in Automotive Technology or Mechanical Engineering, experience with engine testing , preferably on heavy duty truck engines.

Furthermore you are a known with data acquisition (AVL Puma), DOE (AVL Cameo) and ATI / Inca.

If you have experience on heavy duty truck engine calibration and Matlab experience (modeling and scripting) you are one step ahead. 
Thanks to your knowledge of statistics, your initiative attitude, cooperating with other stakeholders to get the wanted results, your perfectionism in monitoring of progress with attention to details, perseverance and good English skills (Dutch would be nice to have) you are the professional for this role.


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 PACCAR, DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development. In 
our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families for future regulations. Our 
engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world. We are driven to providing 
environmentally friendly products that are cost-effective and highly reliable for our customers. As a 
global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality premium 
trucks we offer multiple opportunities to contribute to our success in a multi-disciplinary team. 
Within the engine development department, the system calibration group is responsible for 
optimization and calibration of new developed engines. To support the growth in projects and 
technology development, we are looking for a well-qualified colleague. 


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

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