Junior Engine Test Cell Engineer

DAF Trucks N.V.
  • Eindhoven, Nederland
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 8 uur
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Job Description;
To support Engine development and testing activities, DAF Trucks’ Advanced Testing department is looking for a part time Junior Test Cell Engineer for 8hrs/week.

A Junior Test Cell Engineer will assist the team of Test Cell Engineers with;

  • Recovery of stopped tests
  • Rebuild or modify engines
  • Relocate test equipment
  • Bookkeeping of test data
  • Performance checks on running tests

Additional Information;

  • Assignment will be part-time for 8 hours a week, flexible working hours in consultation with supervisor
  • Professional training and guidance on the job will be provided with the intention to extend the assignment after the stated end date.


Advanced Testing Engineers perform testing activities on behalf of development of future engines and after treatment systems, with special focus on early stages of the development program. In the Engine Test Center, specialist Testbeds and state-of-art testing equipment, such as a Single Cylinder Combustion Research Engine, Fuel Injection Test Rig, Climate chamber, Component Testing Testbeds, Flow & Swirl Test Rig and Virtual Testbeds are used for this purpose.




  • HBO/WO Automotive, as student (2nd year or higher)
  • Preferably completed MBO as preparatory training
  • Preferably experience with digital measurement systems
  • Basic knowledge of diesel engines, mechanical skills
  • Open to instructions

Dutch language skills are needed to be able to fulfill this position. 

Additional Information:

o The work will take place during ‘evening’ hours after 15.30 till 22.30 on working days and in holiday periods.

o Assignment will be part-time for 8 hours a week, flexible working hours in consultation with team

o Professional training and guidance on the job will be provided

It is our intention to extend this assignment after the stated end date.



Yacht will offer you a matching salary, you will get the opportunity to gain some valuable experience along the way!


DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is a global player in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within PACCAR Inc., DAF engine development is the center of competence for engine development. In the state-of-art engine development center, engine families for future regulations are developed. The engines and trucks are best in class in transportation, driven by providing environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for the customers. As a global company, optimal opportunities are offered, to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.


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