Platform Owner Powertrain Control System Hydrogen ICE

  • Eindhoven
  • Detachering
  • HBO, WO
  • 37 uur
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Robert Dolmans senior talent acquisition specialist

Platform Owner Powertrain Control System Hydrogen ICE

Job description

You will play a key role in leading the hardware and software development of Powertrain Control Systems, to enable DAF Trucks to expand their excellent position in the market by making trucks safer to drive, easier to operate in the best possible way to the truck driver. For Embedded Engineering, part of PACCAR Global Powertrain, we are searching for an Platform Owner Powertrain Control System with the focus on Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine.

Your responsibilities

• Coordinating hardware & software development activities of Powertrain Control Systems

• Leading the assigned hardware and software engineers

• Coordinating the supplier management

• Scrum/agile based product backlog management and prioritizing

• Presenting and reporting project status for Quality, Cost, Timing and Performance (QCTP)

• Monitoring if technical definitions are in line with defined strategies and report discrepancies

• Initiate and define risk analysis and validation plans for both hardware and software components

• Create, monitor and report platform project plans for software and hardware development activities

• Organizing and participating in supplier & internal project meetings

The Platform Owner reports to the Engineer Manager EE Platform Development with respect to process, quality and to the corresponding Project Lead Engineer for project status.


Your profile

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

• Bachelor or a Master Degree in Embedded Engineering or equivalent with at least 3 year experience in a coordinating role, multiple years experience in project lead role is an asset

• Knowledge of the Powertrain domain and E/E Powertrain Architecture is an asset

• 3+ years experience with development of (lead) Powertrain Control Systems

• Experience with Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine development is an asset

• Experience with coordination of multiple engineers in different domains

• Experience with supplier management

• Team player, pro-active, strong analytical skills, problem solving attitude

• Knowledge of design for Six Sigma methodology

• Knowledge of embedded software design processes (according the V-cycle)

• Good English skills are mandatory combined with Dutch (or at least willingness to learn Dutch)


Contract through Yacht of at least 1 year, we follow the salary chart of DAF Trucks. For this position the salary range depends on highest earned degree and years of experience. The range is between € 3.400,- upto max € 5.900,- gross per month based on 36 hours a week (excluding holiday allowance of 8.33%). 37.5 hour work week.

Yacht also has benefits as a home office budget of € 750,- and annually a budget of € 3.500,- for following courses to further develop in your career.



You will be part of an experienced international team of the Platform Development group of DAF Embedded Engineering that is located in our modern office in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Embedded Engineering has close to 200 highly skilled people today. Together they deliver world class engineering in the domains of engine controllers and engine controllers.

Next to that, focusing on common software development, Embedded Engineering works closely together with PACCAR Embedded Engineering located in Renton (near Seattle), the USA.

The products developed within Embedded Engineering are applied on DAF trucks but also in the famous PACCAR brands Kenworth and Peterbilt. Through component sales our products are used by leading bus and coach manufacturers.

Our offer

At DAF you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. You will be working in a state-of-the-art working environment, one of the most modern environments within the PACCAR organization.


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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