On board diagnostics engineer

DAF Trucks N.V.
  • DAF Trucks N.V., Eindhoven
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 37 uur

Allround diagnostic calibration engineer for increased team flexibility.

Broad background for resolution of urgent topics + data analytic skills

Job description

• Calibration engineer deployable across the various fields of heavy duty diesel diagnostic calibration: misfire, air manager, aftertreatment scantool, fault manager.

• Design, plan and oversee testing on engine testcells as well as on vehicle

• Analyse data collected by yourself or others, draw conclusions and propose calibration resolutions

• Working with complete or incomplete datasets, combining information from different sources, which can sometimes be contradictory, to develop the best solution for our customers while always maintaining legal compliance

• Work according to the Automotive SPICE standard

• Translation of OBD regulations to ensure that DAF engine development is compliant to OBD regulation and DAF product specification book.


Job requirements

• Bachelor of Master degree on Mechanical, Automotive or Electrical Engineering with an interest for Automotive or Vehicle Engineering.

• Experience with, and knowledge of OBD regulation and OBD systems.

• Data analysis is second nature to you

• Ability to become quickly acquainted to complex and abstract issues.

• Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams.

• Enthusiasm to deal with complex systems and to take much pleasure in development of solutions for complex technical problems.

• Pro-active attitude and the ability to work with many different people and organizations.

• Good MS-Office and Matlab -or other data analysis tool- skills are mandatory.

• Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch.


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 OBD Calibration 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 specialises 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: https://www.yacht.nl/professionals/living-and-working-



Company Profile

Within the PACCAR Inc., Global Powertrain Engine Development is the center of competence for Engine Development. In our state-of-art engine development center we develop engine families for the future regulations. Our engines and trucks are best of class products in the transportation world being always driven by providing environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers. As a globally working company we do offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team


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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