OBD Calibration Engineer (Engine Air Management)

  • Aanbod Depending on knowledge and experience
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8824700
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing, High Tech

Over deze vacature

Are you an engineer with calibration skills and an interest in on-board diagnostics? Do you besides that want to play a key role in developing the next generation diesel engines, while working at one of the largest truck manufacturing OEMs of Europe? Then this may be the ideal position for you!


On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) is a precision-based technology embedded into PACCAR’s world-class diesel engines. It’s a digital communication system that provides a real-time snapshot of Engine and Aftertreatment performance to aid service technicians during repair. On-Board Diagnostics is about making a global impact while examining the tradeoffs between certification and robustness.

Your Job:

  • Calibration of OBD functions related to component diagnostics like sensors and actuators on our engine and aftertreatment system
  • Monitor interaction between different calibration and design teams for involved components
  • Provide input to and support design, verification and validation process on engine and vehicle level
  • Support field data analysis for statistical analysis of OBD calibrations
  • Development of tools to control, maintain and optimize calibration processes (Simulations / HIL) and documentation

As OBD Calibration Engineer you will report to the Engineering Supervisor OBD & Legislation.


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 the PACCAR Inc. DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development. In our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families for the future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers. As a globally working company we do offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.


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 organization
  • 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


We are looking for a candidate with the following mentality:

  • ‘All I want from tomorrow is to get better than today’
  • Always looking for continuous improvement to give the best product for our customer

And the following background:

  • Bachelor or Master degree on mechanical engineering with specialization on internal combustion engines
  • Knowledge or interest in OBD regulation and OBD systems
  • Good Matlab/Simulink & MS-Office skills are mandatory
  • Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch
  • Ability to become quickly acquainted to complex and abstract issues
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams
  • Enthusiasm to deal with complex systems and to take much pleasure in development of solutions for complex technical problems
  • Be willing to support vehicle test trials in dedicated conditions.