Functional Safety Function Design Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10029809
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Within the Engine Development department, the System Function Design group is responsible to design control concepts to meet new customer, legal and safety related requirements. To support the growth in projects and technology development, we are looking for a well-qualified Functional Safety Function Design Engineer.

Job description

  • Develop Heavy Duty Diesel / Hydrogen Engines with focus on designing control concepts for engine related systems (i.e. Functional Safety related concepts, cooling controls, EGR controls, OBD monitoring)
  • Execute Functional Safety (FuSa) process to create the FuSa relevant deliverables from Item Definition down to Functional Safety Concept related to Engine and Aftertreatment on system level
  • Support the team on FMEA activities and risk assessments
  • Verify developed control concepts with SIL, HIL or RCP on an engine
  • Unambiguous documentation of FuSa and controller related requirements
  • Support calibration engineers with pre-calibration of new controller concepts
  • Take initiative to constantly improve related tools and processes
  • Collaboration in multidisciplinary project teams


Within PACCAR, DAF Engine Development is the center of competence for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families for future regulations. Our diesel and future hydrogen engines are best of class products in the transportation world. We are driven to providing environmentally friendly products that are cost-effective and highly reliable for our customers. As a 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 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

  • MSc degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering specialized in dynamics and control
  • Experience on FuSa Process and the relevant deliverables on system level (i.e. ISO26262)
  • Experience on FMEA creation and execution of FMEA process
  • Experience with PLATO alike tooling to support FMEA activities is a pre
  • Knowledge of development process models like SPICE is a pre
  • Experience with engine and after treatment controller development for EU / NA Emissions and OBD regulations
  • Extensive knowledge of Matlab and Simulink
  • Good knowledge of requirement engineering (IREB certificate is a pre)
  • Doors Next Generation experience is a pre

This person has the following competences:

  • Initiative
  • Cooperating
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to details
  • Perseverance
  • Good English skills are mandatory and Dutch skills are a pre