Engine and Aftertreatment Research Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10007066
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering, Automotive

About this vacancy

Within the engine development department, the System Definition group is responsible for project scoping, concept definition and functional requirements to meet (new) customer demands and emission regulations. To support the growth in projects and technology development, we are looking for a well-qualified Engine and Aftertreatment Research Engineer.

Job description

  • Develop heavy duty engines with focus on innovative concepts to fulfill future emissions regulations
    • Drafting concepts to meet project goals and requirements
    • Concept evaluation based on theoretical approach with focus on engine and aftertreatment integration
    • Evaluate concepts in a multidisciplinary team based on simulation and/or testing
    • Documentation and/or presentation of results
  • Support simulation and test engineers with evaluation approach
  • Take initiative to constantly improve related tools and processes
  • Collaboration in multidisciplinary project teams


DAF Trucks N.V. is a technology company and the premier commercial vehicle manufacturer in Europe. DAF is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc, the worldwide quality leader in the design and manufacturing of premium light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. DAF Trucks also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

PACCAR Global Engines is the organization within PACCAR responsible for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development centers, engine families are developed meeting future regulations. 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.

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 organization
  • 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

Technical skills and competences

  • MSc degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
  • Specialized in combustion engine and/or engine aftertreatment
  • 3 - 5 years experience with development of heavy duty diesel engines and/or aftertreatment systems
  • Experience with European and North-American emissions legislation is a pre

Personal competences

  • Analytical capacity
  • Initiative
  • Cooperative
  • Good communication
  • Creative
  • Attention to details
  • Conceptual way of thinking
  • Good English language skills are mandatory, Dutch skills are a pre