Vehicle Hardware Lead engineer

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10007401
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Automotive

Over deze vacature

Are you interested in leading vehicle hardware and do you have profound embedded electronics knowledge?


We are looking for a Hardware Lead Engineer with profound automotive and embedded electronics knowledge. Together with the Product Owner and the Control System Architect you’ll work on our central vehicle controller for interior, light and driveline functions. This controller is used among all PACCAR divisions – DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt.

As Hardware Lead Engineer you are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Definition and management of hardware and base software requirements throughout the development cycle and after release to production (SOP)
  • Coordination of validation activities, support in defect analysis and resolution planning with appropriate stakeholders
  • Creation of development deliverables according DAF Product Creation Process (PCP)
  • Alignment with all internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Software Team, Marketing, After Sales, Manufacturing , Purchasing and Supplier)
  • Prepare system documentation for release to Manufacturing and After Sales


The department Embedded Engineering is responsible for the development of electronic vehicle systems. The foundations of these systems (hardware and base software) are

developed together with various automotive suppliers. The appropriate application software is defined and implemented by a dedicated software team within Embedded Engineering.


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 free to spend holidays per year
  • 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


  • Bachelor / Master in Electrical Engineering or Automotive Technology
  • 5+ years of experience in Embedded Systems development and knowledge of
  • ECU and PCB design and industrialization
    • AUTOSAR principles and guidelines for Automotive safety (ISO 26262)
    • In-vehicle communication (CAN/LIN/Ethernet) and Diagnostics (UDS)
    • Development processes (SPICE/CMMI) and methods (Design For Six Sigma)
  • Strong in communication and collaboration across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skills
  • Competences to plan and organize all work packages related to your system and monitor progress during development (internal and from/towards supplier)
  • Fluent English language required, Dutch verbal and written preferred