Documentation Engineer

DAF Trucks N.V.
  • Eindhoven
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 37 uur
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Peter Groeneveld senior recruitment consultant

We are looking for an ambitious Documentation Engineer with experience in Automotive and knowledge about system requirements and documentation principles. Together with the responsible Product Owner, Hardware and Function Lead Engineer and the Control System Architect you’ll work on our engine and after treatment controller including its sensors and actuators. The various generations of this controller are used for DAF vehicles and MX engines in all other Paccar brands (Kenworth/Peterbilt) world-wide.
As Documentation Engineer you are responsible for: 

  • Creation of documentation deliverables – e.g. electrical block diagrams (AutoCAD, Rhapsody), installation and application requirements (Word) and release documents (Creo, Word)
  • Planning and monitoring of own deliverables as well as the required input in line with the appropriate engine project timing– collecting information from various stakeholders, organizing review meetings for your deliverables and publication of documents
  • Simulating the engine harness design (via Micro-Cap SPICE or similar) to define electrical installation requirements
  • Optimization of document creation process together with product and component owners


  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering or Automotive Technology
  • Experience in writing installation requirements and documenting vehicle system functionality for advanced users - ability to translate complex topics into clear and concise information
  • Good in planning and organizing own work and input from other stakeholders
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Creo (and Windchill), SharePoint, Circuit simulator (Micro-Cap SPICE or similar) and Rhapsody


  • Strong communication skills to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skills
  • Fluent English language required, Dutch verbal and written preferred


Yacht not only makes your step into the Dutch automotive industry more than worth it, we also make it really easy. The employment conditions are excellent and Yacht will take care of every last detail of your relocation.

Job Conditions

•   A unique challenge and a matching salary.

•   Job security: You will immediately receive an employment contract for a year and the guarantee that we always have challenging assignments for you with interesting start-ups, suppliers and

OEMs in the Netherlands. 

•   Plenty of opportunity to develop yourself as an Electrical Engineer. Yacht will support you with a personal development plan and a wide range of study opportunities.

•   Yacht will also take charge of all the arrangements concerning your application and relocation. We have a department that specializes in this and they know exactly what needs to be done.

We also arrange and pay for your flight for the job interview. If it all works out, we’ll apply for your visa and help you find accommodation and, for example, open your bank account in the

Netherlands. And we’ll obviously include your partner and children in the whole process. For a few more important basics, please also take a look at:



The department Embedded Engineering (EE) is responsible for the development of various electronic vehicle systems. The foundations of these systems (hardware and base software) are developed together with several automotive suppliers. The appropriate application software is defined, implemented and validated by dedicated teams within Embedded Engineering.


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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