Engine Control Function Design Engineer

  • Offer Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime, Parttime
  • Reference number 9385500
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Contract with client
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

Challenging development opportunity, within state of the art combustion engine technology.

Job description

• Develop heavy duty diesel engines with focus on designing engine controllers
• Create controller concepts based on new customer or legal requirements
• Verify controller concept with SIL, HIL or RCP on an engine
• Unambiguous documentation of controller requirements on engine system level
• Support calibration engineers with pre calibration of new controller concepts
• Take initiative to constantly improve related tools and processes
• Collaboration in multidisciplinary project teams.


PACCAR’s European Truck division, DAF Trucks, is the fastest growing truck manufacturer in Europe. DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development within PACCAR. 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.


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

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative, result-oriented 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

  • MSc degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering specialized in dynamics and control
  • Experience with engine or after treatment controller development
  • Good knowledge of requirement engineering (IREB certificate is a pre)
  • Experience on Six Sigma related processes
  • i.e. DMAIC, Design For Six Sigma, FMEA, Monte Carlo
  • Knowledge of development process models like SPICE is a pre
  • Extensive knowledge of Matlab and Simulink
  • Doors Next Generation experience is a pre
  • Experience with DSpace tools is a pre

This person has the following competences

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

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