Diagnostics Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10005806
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Within the Diagnostics department (part of After Sales) of DAF Trucks N.V. we are looking for a (senior) Diagnostics Engineer.

Job description

As a Diagnostic Engineer, you are responsible for developing and maintaining the software for the DAVIE tool (Diagnostic and Programming tool). You will use: Grade-X (automotive specific development environment), OTX, ODX, test benches and vehicles. The core of your duties is to convert vehicle information from electronic vehicle systems to off-board diagnostic functionality. With this, we enable a garage employee to Diagnose the Truck.

In this position, you will be challenged about the entire development process (customer wishes, design, implementation and validation) and you will have to use your knowledge and skills on all these tasks. In addition, you test the new functionality on the truck in collaboration with a mechanic. Continuous improvement and striving for efficiency in collaboration with colleagues is very important to achieve the team goals.


DAF Trucks N.V. is an international truck manufacturer with a growing market share. DAF produces its trucks in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Westerlo (Belgium) and Leyland (United Kingdom). The Production, Product Development, Marketing & Sales, HRM, ITD and Finance sectors are located in Eindhoven. DAF is a dynamic organisation with a no-nonsense culture and direct communication. Daf Trucks N.V. is part of PACCAR Inc, operating worldwide with the brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF.

The Diagnostics department is part of the After Sales organisation within Marketing & Sales. This department, consisting of ~ 45 people, is responsible for the development, production and maintenance of the off-board diagnostic equipment (hardware and software) for DAF Trucks and PACCAR Engines workshops and factories worldwide.

Offer description

YER Technology offers you the possibility to become employed as Automotive Professional and to combine challenging assignments with an excellent career with perspective on a fixed contract at YER Technology or our client DAF Trucks. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive (fixed) salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • 25 free to spend holidays per year
  • A contract for a definite or indefinite period at a financially robust organisation
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Committed to a good balance between work and private life
  • An open culture and clear communication
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions

Candidate profile

For this challenging position, we would like to get in touch with candidates with a bachelor/Master level education in automotive, mechanical engineering or electronics with IT applications. You have to speak the English language, Dutch is an advantage. Your affinity with vehicle technology, vehicle communication or diagnostic methods and/or programming experience is visible on your CV. Good communication skills are necessary for this position. It is important to monitor progress with yourself, the team and the environment during the development process.