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Mechanical Expert Base Engine

DAF Trucks N.V.

9066599 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

In your position as Mechanical Expert you are responsible for development and industrialization of a future project product, as well as running business activities. 

You have a variety of responsibilities: 

  • Develop new or adapt existing constructions in cooperation with the project design group, internal stakeholders and external suppliers
  • Leading Simultaneous Engineering (SE) teams
  • Translate project goals into product requirements, and develop the design in cooperation with suppliers 
  • Leading all required DFSS deliverables within the project 
  • Problem resolution development acc. DMAIC principle 
  • Participate and pro-active support to the project core-team, assure alignment and technical decisions in relation to project goals 
  • Pro-actively coordinate and monitor planning and releases in line with project milestones
  • Report status and progress, of multiple KPI’s, towards management

As Mechanical Expert you report to the Supervisor of the Base Engine group. 


  • Master degree on Mechanical or Engine Engineering. 
  • 5 years of experience in a product development environment. 
  • Proactive mindset and ability to work independently 
  • Strong verbal, written and presenting communication skills (English mandatory, willingness to learn Dutch) 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects thank to strong organization skills, problem solving mind and result driven personality
  • Knowledge of engine components and systems is a pre 
  • Capable of fast in depth expertise knowledge built-up 
  • Design for Six Sigma and Problem Solving skills


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!


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, Injection & Turbo, Base engine, Engine Auxiliaries. For the base engine group we have an open position for a mechanical expert. 


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

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