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Mechanical Expert with a focus on Turbo

DAF Trucks N.V.

9054296 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

As a mechanical expert you have various responsibilities. On a technical level you will work in cooperation with designers and suppliers to develop new or adapt existing exhaust manifold designs for application on future engine families. Your focus is functionality reliability, quality, robustness, manufacturability. You are leading in technical know-how & solutions, setting up validation programs for your component. You define this together with suppliers, the CAE- and engine test department. You analyse results and make detailed technical proposals. You are pro-actively pushing for the next steps until SOP, including involvement in PPAP and supplier sign off activities. 

You will be working according Six Sigma tools and techniques. 


For this position we are looking for someone with the following background:

  • Bachelor or Master degree on mechanical or engine engineering 
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Capable of fast in depth expertise for component knowledge built-up 
  • Able to develop & validate a product together with DAF engineering and the supplier 
  • Used to handle multiple problem projects and the resulting stress. 
  • Design for Six Sigma and Problem Solving skills. 
As a person, you are:
  • Clear level dependant communication, both verbal as presentation wise 
  • Pro-active and result driven, organisational skills 
  • Clear and structured way of working 
  • Experience with working in development projects 
  • Automotive [Engine HW] or Engine Combustion knowledge is very beneficial


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


DAF Trucks is the fastest growing truck manufacturer in Europe. They are successful because the demands and requirements of their customers are decisive for the development of the products. 

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

The department Engine Hardware & Design is responsible for the development of new hardware engine concepts and maintaining the in-production engine families. The department is split in 4 groups; CAE, FIETU (Fuel Injection Equipment, EGR system & Turbo system), Base engine and Engine Auxiliaries. 
In the FIETU group currently there is a vacancy for a development engineer concerning exhaust manifold design. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Robert Dolmans via telefoonnummer 06-82724609

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