Field test Engineer at DAF in Eindhoven

  • Aanbod Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8012300
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing, High Tech

Over deze vacature

For our client DAF Trucks we are searching a Functional Test Engineer.


  • Prepare and execute customer field tests, based on internal test requests
  • Coordinate test set-up and test execution with DAF internal client
  • Analyse and report all issues found during the tests
  • Use data logger information for problem analysis
  • Documentation and evaluation of testing results
  • Execute vehicle inspections, coordinate vehicle rebuilt, and update activities
  • Communication with customers, drivers and dealers involved in the field test
  • Periodical technical 24/7 customer support service by carrying support telephone
  • Develop corporate test standards for Long Run endurance tests and customer field tests
  • Develop new test procedures
  • Active contribution to improvement of efficient testing and testing quality
  • Collaboration in project teams


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. Their engines and trucks are best in class products in the transportation world; always being driven by yheir design philosophy “environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for the customers”. As a global operating company they offer optimal opportunities to contribute to their 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 Programme 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


  • Bachelor or Master level on Mechanical Engineering (Automotive, TCK, Electronics)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with vehicle testing
  • Experienced and familiar with measurement technique
  • Have affinity/experience with Embedded Control Systems and CAN bus systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Experienced in the field of test data analysis and statistics
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams
  • Good English (or German) language skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch
  • Having a truck-driving license (license CE) is required for this position
  • Candidates that do not have this driving license will have to follow this course ASAP