Hydrogen combustion engine calibration engineer.

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

Hydrogen combustion engine calibration engineer.

Job description
• Provide input for plans, align necessary processes, steps and tooling
• Prepare test plans, execute development tests and perform complex analysis of Engine and Aftertreatment systems and their controls.
• Focus on Engine and Aftertreatment calibration activities to meet functional and performance related requirements.
• Document and evaluate test results
• Coordinate test set-up and test execution
• Develop new test procedures for engine and aftertreatment systems and their controls
• Supervises procedures and processes within the organization to achieve department and project objectives
• Active contribution to improve test efficiency and test quality
• Collaboration in project teams


Job profile
• Master degree on Mechanical or Automotive engineering with demonstrable experience on mechatronics
• Knowledge of internal combustion engines and related sub-systems
• In depth knowledge of modern control strategies 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
• High level of professionalism and proactivity
• Able to work in a complex project oriented environment
• At least 5 years of experience in a comparable position
• 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-



DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Within the PACCAR Inc. DAF 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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