Casting Specialist Engine Development

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  • Offer € 50,000 - € 60,000
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 9402500
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

Pro-active team player for challenging role with strong technical and communicative focus.

Job description

In your position as casting specialist on the engine development department you are responsible for development and industrialization of a future project products, as well as running business activities.

You have a variety of responsibilities:
• Develop new or adapt existing constructions in cooperation with the project design group, internal stakeholders and external suppliers
• Leading Simultaneous Engineering (SE) teams
• Translate project goals into product requirements, and develop the design in cooperation with suppliers
• Define test programs for the new components
• Leading all required DFSS deliverables within the project
• Problem resolution development acc. DMAIC principle
• Participate and pro-active support to the project core-team, assure alignment and technical decisions in relation to project goals
• Pro-actively coordinate and monitor planning and releases in line with project milestones
• Report status and progress, of multiple KPI’s, towards management
• Team member in supplier selection process
• Team member during supplier audits (process robustness reviews)
• Maintain and develop casting related standards and working guidelines
As Mechanical Expert you report to the Supervisor of the Base Engine group.


Within the PACCAR Inc., DAF Engine & Engine After-treatment System (EAS) development is the center of competence for development. In our state-of-art testing center we develop engine and EAS configurations for the future regulations. Our 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.
The department Engine & EAS Hardware & Design is responsible for the development of new hardware engine and EAS concepts and maintaining the in-production products. The department is split in 5 groups; CAE, Injection & Turbo, Base engine, Engine Auxiliaries and EAS. For the Base engine group we have an open position for a mechanical expert (casting specialist).

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 permanent contract at YER Technology or our client <name client>. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive (fixed) salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • 25 free to spend holidays per year
  • A contract for a definite or indefinite period at a financially robust organization
  • Travel expense reimbursement or leased vehicle
  • 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

  • Master degree on Mechanical or Engine Engineering.
  • 5 years of experience in a product development environment.
  • Experienced in the various casting technologies.
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal, written and presenting communication skills (English and German language mandatory, willingness to learn Dutch)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects thanks to strong organization skills, problem solving mind and result driven personality.
  • Knowledge of engine components and systems is a pre
  • Capable of fast in depth expertise knowledge built-up
  • Design for Six Sigma and Problem Solving skills.
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