Functional Test Engineer Engines

  • Aanbod Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8771700
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

For our client DAF Trucks we are looking for an Functional Test Engineer Engines, preferable with around 2 years of experience.



  • Prepare, execute and analyse functional tests of investigations on engine sub-systems/components and their controls;
  • Focus on engine mechanics and mechatronics;
  • Document and evaluate test results;
  • Coordinate test set-up and test execution;
  • Develop new test procedures for engine components and engine systems and their controls;
  • Active contribution to improve test efficiency and test 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. Within PACCAR Inc.

Within the PACCAR Inc. DAF Engine Development is the centre of competence for Engine Development. In our state-of-art engine development centre, we develop engine families for future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world. We are driven to providing environmentally friendly products that are cost-effective and highly reliable for our customers. As a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality premium trucks we offer multiple opportunities to contribute to our success in a multi-disciplinary team.

The Functional Testing Team determines whether an engine and its subsystems are functioning according to established standards while the engine operates in its intended environment.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to DAF. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits;
  • 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, result-oriented 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 degree on Mechanical engineering or Automotive with demonstrable experience on mechatronics;
  • Knowledge of internal combustion engines and sub-systems like engine cooling and engine lubrications systems etc.;
  • In depth knowledge of modern control, sensors, actuators and electronics;
  • Knowledge on thermodynamics and fluid dynamics is preferred;
  • Familiar with measurement techniques for temperature, pressure, flow and data analysis;
  • Enthusiasm to deal with complex engine systems and development of solutions for complex technical challenges;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Able to work in a complex project oriented environment;
  • Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch, speaking Dutch has preference.