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CAE Expert

DAF Trucks N.V.

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Over de functie

Give support and advice to design engineers to optimize frames, exterior parts, component parts and fixation of lighting systems for various projects. 
Initiate reports and presentations to archive results in an unambigious way. 
Development and optimization of methods and procedures to achieve more accurate predictions. 
Support of knowledge projects and advanced technoly projects with external partners. 

Your technical knowledge and analysis skills are very important for the continuous improvement of DAF vehicles. You work in close cooperation with testing and Design engineers as well as other CAE specialists.


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

Profound knowledge of Abaqus, Hyperworks and Matlab. (liniear and non liniear) 
Furthermore knowledge of commercial vehicles, vehicle dynamics and durability/fatigue principles. 
Strong reporting and presentation skills. 
Pro-active attitude and able to implement improvements within design constraints (pragmatic approach). 
Strong character and enthusiastic performer with a very flexible attitude. 
Education: Master degree in mechanical engineering. 1-2 years working experience with above mentioned tools.


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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