Depending on knowledge and experience
Research & Development, Engineering
Detachering via YER
Over deze vacature
DAF is currently looking for an engineer who is able to deep-dive in several questions in the field of engine performance in the broadest sense of the word. The goal is to increase understanding of the current barriers with regard to fuel efficiency, drive-ability, transient performance etc. and to improve it where possible.
Analyse current and future powertrain performance such as Engine + After treatment emission robustness, Engine fuel efficiency and In-engine energy flows
Perform analyses based on existing measurement data
If required initiate and carry out dedicated tests
Report and present the results
Based on the analyses, provide suggestions for improvement
Optimize and develop analysis and calculation techniques
Align with the Engine Test Centre which new measurement techniques should be investigated to enable new analyses.
Develop new analysis techniques and tools, and make available for the EI&V department
Within PACCAR Inc. DAF is the centre of competence for engine development. In the state-of-the-art engine development centre, DAF develops engine families for current and future regulations. The engines and trucks are best-of-class products in the European and American transportation world. DAF is driven to provide environmentally friendly products that are cost-effective and highly reliable for their customers. As global technology leader in the design, manufacturing and customer support of high-quality premium trucks DAF offers multiple opportunities to contribute to their success in a multi-disciplinary team.
The Engine Integration & Validation department is amongst others responsible for integration of the engine and after treatment into an optimized system working together with all types of vehicles. This integrated system should have excellent fuel efficiency and robust emission performance.
Attractive (fixed) salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
A contract for a definite or indefinite period at a financially robust organisation
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.
Master’s degree in Automotive Technology, Mechanical Engineering with proven affinity with Diesel engines and/or Heavy Duty Powertrains
Experience with engine development is preferable
Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams is preferable
Experience with Matlab
Experience with Concerto is preferable
This person has the following competences:
Attention to details
Good English skills are mandatary and Dutch skills are a benefit