Project Lead Engineer - Vehicle Electronics

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10010458
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Are you an experienced electrical/electronics engineer with knowledge of battery electric vehicles and do you want to work as a project lead engineer in the further development of DAF's electric/ hybrid trucks? Then this may be your ideal position!

Job description

As Project Lead Engineer you are responsible for the development towards releases of various systems related to the Battery Electric Vehicles. You get the responsibility to coordinate the required work within an assigned team of engineers and relevant stakeholders like suppliers. It’s expected from you:

  • to prepare for technical decision-making, together with the engineers
  • to safeguard the progress of engineering activities and project deliverables (planning, DFSS activities)
  • to support following the project processes and DFSS methodologies
  • to report on progress and bottlenecks towards Line- and Project management

You will join as representative of the group project-, engineering- & release-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.

Offer description

YER Technology offers you the possibility to become employed as an 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 or leased vehicle
  • 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

  • Bachelor or Master Electrical Engineering/Automotive Engineering/Computer Science
  • Minimal 6 years of relevant experience with product development processes
  • Knowledge and experience in the area of coordination and planning
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player, able to motivate the team
  • Knowledge and experience with PC and Windows platform
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English, and preferably also German