Engine Test Specialist

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10025966
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Are you able to support junior test engineers to preform their complex mechatronic tests within the state-of-the-art Engine Test Center?

Job description

  • Responsible for the design of electro/mechatronic content of test rigs and equipment, ensuring optimal quality, safety and efficiency
  • Support engine test groups with electrical- mechatronic expertise as part of a team of specialists
  • Align and improve existing measurement equipment, data analysis & reporting tools to comply with legislative requirements
  • Develop and improve data management, mining, analysis & reporting methodologies
  • Take active part in multidisciplinary project teams, including external companies


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 global center 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 in class products in the transportation world being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers. As a globally working company we offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.

The Engine Test Facilities and Support department is responsible for development of- and investment in- test rigs, measurement equipment, automation systems, test methodologies and data management. Provides Test- and testcell engineers with training and specific knowledge to support process quality and efficiency.

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 holidays per year (excl. national bank holidays) and 8,33% holiday allowance
  • 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

Your qualification:

  • Master degree with MSc level skills in electrical /mechatronic engineering
  • Detailed knowledge in the field of electrical systems, electrical design including testing, analysis and instrumentation systems
  • Detailed knowledge and hands-on experience with Matlab programming
  • At least 3 years of electrical/mechatronic application

Personal skills:

  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, agility in switching between issues
  • Problem solving and result driven, stress tolerant personality
  • Steep learning curve, resulting in fast build-up of expertise
  • Structured and enthusiastic work approach combined with pleasure to actively participate in multidisciplinary teams involving complex systems
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work independently
  • Good English skills are mandatory, preferably also German, combined with willingness to learn Dutch