Product Owner Powertrain Control Systems

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10010529
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Are you an experienced embedded software engineer with extensive knowledge of powertrain systems/engines and would you like to work as product owner at DAF Trucks in Eindhoven? Then this may be your ideal position!

Job description

You will play a key role in leading the hardware and software development of Powertrain Control Systems, to enable DAF Trucks to expand their excellent position in the market by making trucks safer to drive, easier to operate in the best possible way to the truck driver. For Embedded Engineering, part of DAF Product Development, we are searching for an Product Owner Powertrain Control Systems. Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating hardware & software development activities of Powertrain Control Systems
  • Leading the assigned hardware and software engineers
  • Coordinating the supplier management
  • Scrum/agile based product backlog management and prioritizing
  • Presenting and reporting project status for Quality, Cost, Timing and Performance (QCTP)
  • Monitoring if the technical definitions are in line with defined strategies and report discrepancies
  • Initiate and define risk analysis and validation plans for both hardware and software components
  • Create, monitor and report platform project plans for software and hardware development activities
  • Organizing and participating in supplier & internal project meetings
  • The Product Owner reports to the Engineer Manager EE Platform Development with respect to process, quality and to the corresponding Project Lead Engineer for project status.

Company

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.

Department

You will be part of an experienced international team of the Platform Development group of DAF Embedded Engineering that is located in our modern new office in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Embedded Engineering has over 140 highly skilled people today. Together they deliver world-class engineering in the domains of engine controllers and engine controllers. Next to that, focusing on common software development, Embedded Engineering works closely together with PACCAR Embedded Engineering located in Renton (near Seattle), the USA. The products developed within Embedded Engineering are applied on DAF trucks but also in the famous PACCAR brands Kenworth and Peterbilt. Through component sales our products are used by leading bus and coach manufacturers.

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

  • Bachelor or a Master Degree in Embedded Engineering or equivalent with at least 3 year experience in a coordinating role, multiple years’ experience in project lead role is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Powertrain domain and E/E Powertrain Architecture is an asset
  • +3 years’ experience with development of (lead) Powertrain Control Systems
  • Experience with coordination of multiple engineers in different domains
  • Experience with supplier management
  • Team player, pro-active, strong analytical skills, problem-solving attitude
  • Knowledge of design for Six Sigma methodology
  • Knowledge of embedded software design processes (according to the V-cycle)
  • Good English skills are mandatory combined with Dutch (or at least willingness to learn Dutch)