Line Lead Engineer at DAF Trucks

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

The Functional Testing Team determines whether an engine and its subsystems are functioning according to established standards while the engine operates in its intended environment. As line lead engineer you will coordinate the activities of at least 5 on-site functional test engineers, working for current and future development projects on multiple platforms, and reports to the Supervisor Functional testing.

Job description

• Responsible for realizing project deliverables within one or more areas of expertise

• Coordinate and coaching activities of test engineers

• participation in change management process

• Secure that technical project choices are within the framework of the chosen strategies by the line management.

• Initiate and participate in risk analysis and test plans.

• Signaling discrepancies (technical content, resource planning) between wishes and decisions line organization and project organization.

• Translate project objectives into requirements for the assigned components or subsystems

• Document and evaluate test results

• Develop new test procedures for engine components and engine systems

• Active contribution to improve test efficiency and test quality

• Collaboration in project teams


Job profile

• Bachelor / Master degree Automotive or Mechanical Engineering

• Knowledge of internal combustion engines, modern controls, sensors, actuators and electronics

• Knowledge on thermodynamics and fluid dynamics is preferred

• Familiar with measurement techniques for temperature, pressure, flow and data analysis

• Enthusiasm to deal with complex engine systems and development of solutions for complex technical challenges

• Excellent communication skills, Emotional Intelligence

• Able to work in a complex project-oriented environment

• Good English skills are mandatory, and Dutch has preference

• At least 6 years relevant work experience


• Competences:

o Action oriented mindset

o Operates with a vision

o Focuses on delivering benefits to meet/exceed expectations

o Focuses on building/enhancing his/her people

o Evaluates performance of self/others by results

o Anticipates project/organizational change

o Operates with full integrity

o Self-motivated

o Able to achieve goals that are self-initiated or set by other stakeholders


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!


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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