Project Lead Engineer (Performance)

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  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10020742
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Secondment with contracting
  • Branche Automotive

Over deze vacature

Within PACCAR Inc., DAF Trucks Global Engine Development is the centre of competence for engine and after treatment development. In our state-of-art engine development centre we develop engine families for future regulations, for DAF, Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. Our engines and trucks are best-in-class products in the transportation world, being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with the highest reliability and best cost-effectiveness for our customers.

The Engine Integration & Validation department is responsible for definition, integration, verification, and validation of engine and after treatment families towards performance requirements. The department is split into 8 groups, and the System Performance group holds a vacancy for a Performance Lead Engineer.

Functie

As Performance Lead Engineer in one or more projects, you are responsible for all integration and validation activities in our engine and after treatment development projects.

In this role, you apply your domain knowledge and team skills to take a leading role within Product Development.

  • Take ownership of key performance indicators such as fuel economy, emissions, durability, reliability, and diagnostic robustness for your project(s);
  • Prioritize and plan test activities for all groups within the Engine Integration & Validation department, in close cooperation with the respective supervisors and line leads;
  • Analyse, summarize, review, and report out test and analysis results to (Project) Management;
  • Initiate monitoring for performance status and development, and project progress.

Daily activities are in close cooperation with Global Engine Development teams in Eindhoven and North America, and other PACCAR stakeholders (Embedded Engineering, Production Engineering, After Sales, Compliance, etc).

In this role, you report to the Engineering Supervisor System Performance, and align on daily activities with all EI&V groups and the Project Core Team(s).

Bedrijf

DAF Trucks N.V. is a technology company and the premier commercial vehicle manufacturer in Europe. DAF is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc, the worldwide quality leader in the design and manufacturing of premium light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. DAF Trucks also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Aanbod

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

Profiel

  • Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering;
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience;
  • Basic knowledge of engine, after treatment, and on-board diagnostics;
  • Good English skills are mandatory, Dutch skills are a pre;
  • Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams is preferable.

Personal Competences

  • Clear communication, verbally, in writing, and while presenting;
  • Initiative, to (have) identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and improve our engine and after treatment in all applications;
  • Cooperation, for bringing groups with different insights together;
  • Analytical capacity, to combine information from many different sources on their impact;
  • Stress tolerance, for feeling at ease in an environment which can change rapidly.
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