Senior OBD Calibration Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10014894
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

Do you want to play a key role in developing the next generation diesel engines?

Job description

  • Calibration of Boost, EGR System & Exhaust Gas Sensor diagnostics to ensure the engine is compliant to OBD regulation and meet requirements from DAF product specification book.
  • Specify and monitor interaction between different development teams for involved components and associated diagnostics. Technical as well as planning, timing and quality aspects.
  • Perform or Support Calibration and Verification work on engine and vehicle level.
  • Identify Weaknesses & Opportunities wrt diagnostic, processes and tooling.
  • Support Field data analysis.
  • Support the OBD certification process.
  • Development of tools to control, maintain and optimize calibration processes (Test-cases / DOE / Simulations / HIL) and different types of documentation.

As OBD Calibration Engineer, you will report to the Engineering Supervisor OBD & Legislation, supported by an OBD Performance Lead Engineer.


DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy-duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within the PACCAR Inc. DAF engine development is the centre of competence for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families for the future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world, being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with the best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers. As a globally working company, we do offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) is a precision-based technology embedded into PACCAR’s world-class diesel engines. It’s a digital communication system that provides a real-time snapshot of Engine and After treatment performance to inform the driver and aid service technicians during repair. On-Board Diagnostics is about making a global impact while examining the trade-offs between certification and robustness.

Offer description

YER Technology biedt jou de mogelijkheid om als Automotive Professional in dienst te komen en uitdagende projecten te combineren met een mooie loopbaan met vooruitzichten op een vast contract bij YER Technology of bij onze relatie DAF Trucks. De volgende arbeidsvoorwaarden zijn van toepassing:

  • Aansprekend (vast) salaris, afhankelijk van kennis en ervaring
  • 25 vakantiedagen per jaar (excl. nationale vakantiedagen) en 8,33% vakantietoeslag
  • Contract voor bepaalde of onbepaalde tijd bij een financieel gezonde organisatie
  • Reiskostenvergoeding
  • Goede pensioenregeling
  • Extra uren regeling: uitbetaling in salaris of tijd voor tijd
  • Aandacht voor een evenwichtige balans tussen werk en privé
  • Open cultuur en duidelijke communicatie
  • Een Servicedesk voor al jouw praktische vragen

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor or Master degree on automotive or mechanical engineering with specialization on internal combustion engines
  • Knowledge or interest in OBD regulation and OBD systems.
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams.
  • Good Matlab/Simulink, Data Processing Tools & MS-Office skills are mandatory.
  • Knowledge about Statistics is required.
  • Ability to bring a message across to different audiences, motivate and support team members.
  • Good English skills are mandatory, combined with willingness to learn Dutch if needed.