Engine Performance Calibration Engineer

  • Eindhoven
  • Detachering
  • WO
  • 37 uur
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Peter Groeneveld senior recruitment consultant

Job description

As an engine performance calibration engineer you will be part of a team that calibrates our best-in-class engines for optimal performance under all conditions within the defined constraints.

Your tasks:

• Develop heavy-duty diesel engines with a focus on engine performance and ECU function calibration

• Performance validation of new proto engines

o Analyze and solve deviations

o Monitor spread

o Deliver feedback for improvements

• Calibrate and develop mechatronic components on the engine

• Take part on one of many engine calibration tasks within the team, all with the goal to have optimal fuel economy and performance within the defined constraints.

• Take initiative to constantly improve tools and processes

• Documentation of test results, tool usage and possible improvements

• Collaboration in teams to support several different projects

As an engine performance calibration engineer you will report to the Engineering Supervisor of the System Calibration team.


Your profile

• Master degree in Automotive Technology, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics

• Close affinity with internal combustion engines

• Engine testing experience, preferably on heavy duty truck engines

o Data acquisition

o Data analytics

o ATI / Inca

• Experience on heavy duty truck engine calibration is a pre

• Matlab experience (modeling and scripting) is a pre

• Knowledge of statistics


• This person has the following competences

o Initiative

o Cooperating

o Result orientation

o Progress monitoring

o Attention to details

o Perseverance

• Excellent English skills both verbally and in writing and Dutch skills are preferred


The company YACHT is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on-site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the worldwide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.

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 a 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 automotive, high-tech industry, medical technology and other engineering domains. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result, you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!



DAF Engine Development is the center of competence for heavy duty diesel engine development within PACCAR. We are driven to providing environmentally friendly products that are cost-effective and highly reliable for our customers.

Within the engine development department, the system calibration group is responsible for optimization and calibration of new developed engines.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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Peter Groeneveld senior recruitment consultant


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Peter Groeneveld

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