On Board Diagnostics Application Engineer

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  • Offer depending on knowledge and experience
  • Job category IT, Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 7841800
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

For our client DAF Trucks, we are recruiting an On Board Diagnostics Application Engineer.

Job description

  • Manage development, calibration and validation activities for engine related OBD diagnostics
  • Timing, contents and quality
  • Monitor interaction between different calibration teams at different locations for involved systems
  • Provide input to and support design, verification and validation process on engine and vehicle level
  • Support field data analysis for statistical analysis of OBD calibrations
  • Support the OBD certification process
  • Support & provide information to legislator and internal customers on related topics


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 centre 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 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.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DAF. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering with specialization on internal combustion engines and minimum three years working experience in a similar function
  • Knowledge in OBD regulation and OBD systems
  • Ability to become quickly acquainted to complex and abstract issues
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams
  • Enthusiasm to deal with complex systems and to take much pleasure in development of solutions for complex technical problems and transfer them to different levels of information
  • Good MS-Office skills are mandatory
  • Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch
  • Good presentation skills are mandator
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