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Diagnostic Engineer

DAF Trucks N.V.

9068146 | DAF TRUCKS N.V., EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Your challenge is to keep up with the vehicle development and improvement on Engine / powertrain, cabin functionalities, customer support and maintenance diagnostics. This not only for the DAF Trucks but also for the PACCAR Inc. brands Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks. In the future more Advanced Driver assistance systems (ADAS) will be introduced and Hybrid functionalities are expected to be part of Diagnostic Engineering.

DAF has developed their own Diagnostic Tool called DAVIE this is used by the DAF factory and the truck dealers all over the world. They use this tool to get information from the truck and to see where the errors in the truck are.

As a Diagnostic Engineer you will be working on this advanced tool. In this role you will be responsible to convert vehicle information to off-board diagnostic functionalities. You’ll design and implement the content of the diagnostic tool with regards to the requirements of the customer. You will be part of a team that makes sure that every part of the vehicle information can be taken out of the DAVIE Diagnostics tool. 

Day to day you will be writing content of vehicle errors and the processes that are involved with signaling these errors and the steps the garage employee have to do to fix these errors.


In this job we’re looking for people who are experienced in three fields in automotive: software, electronics and mechanical knowledge. Preferably you are already experience as a Diagnostic Engineer in the automotive industry. Because DAF works with Grade-X, experience in this is a big plus.


We offer you the first/next step in your career and together with Yacht you will build your career. 
During your assignment we will coach you and help you develop your personal and professional skills. There will be a lot of learning on the job and also the possibility to do courses. We will always be in contact for you to make to best decisions for your career and make sure you will always have a challenging assignment.
With regards to the terms and conditions of the contract we strive to give a satisfying contract with our professionals.

Are you an expat coming to the Netherlands? We can image that you have some questions about how this works.
Normally the interviews will happen on Skype but a second face-to-face interview is sometimes necessary. 
When you are hired for a job in the Netherlands, Yacht will arrange this move for you. 
We will arrange the visa application for you (and your family) and look for the appropriate housing for you.
Next to this we will help you get the 30% ruling and Dutch Social Security number. 


As part of PACCAR Inc., known of the Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks, DAF Trucks N.V. is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. An OEM company in Eindhoven with more than 5,500 employees working on producing and developing the best Trucks. Currently producing 216 trucks per day.

As a Diagnostic Engineer you will be working within the Diagnostics department after-sales which has three teams; Property, Diagnostic engineering and Platform. The Diagnostic Engineer receives specifications from the property team based on the needs from dealers / mechanics / law / DAF internal. Based on those requirements you engineer the Diagnostic functionalities which will run on the diagnostic platform which is the responsibility of the platform team. The department has around 50 employees and because of the demanded expertise a divers multicultural background (15 different nationalities). 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rick Goyen via telefoonnummer 06-10343129

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