Performance Engineer

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DAF Trucks N.V. with location in Eindhoven (Netherlands) is looking for a Exhaust Aftertreatment Performance Test Engineer

Validate Aftertreatment Concepts to meet future emission regulation and best-in-class performance.

Job description

As an Exhaust Aftertreatment Performance Test Engineer you will be part of a team which initiates and tests new Aftertreatment Concepts to meet Future Regulation.

Your tasks:

• Performance Engineer for Exhaust Aftertreatment within Concept Development

• Development of Aftertreatment systems for Future Projects in cooperation with System Supplier(s) to meet Development Targets (Performance and Emission Targets)

• Calibration and Control Strategy Development for Aftertreatment Systems

• Test coordination of Aftertreatment related activities within Concept Development

• Documentation and analyses of test results, tool usage and possible improvements

• Development of Test procedures for Supervision of Aftertreatment tests on Engine Dyno’s and Vehicles

• Development of Problem Solutions and realization of solutions in close cooperation with internal and external Development Partners.

• Collaboration in project teams

• Take initiative to constantly improve tools and processes

As an Exhaust Aftertreatment Performance Test Engineer you will report to the Engineering Supervisor of the Concept Development Team.


Your profile

• Bachelor or Master degree in Automotive, Controls or Mechanical Engineering

• Knowledge in the field of Aftertreatment systems (DOC, DPF, SCR), Thermodynamics, Combustion, Control Engineering and/or Chemistry.

• Engine testing experience, preferably with Heavy Duty Truck Aftertreatment Systems

o Data acquisition

o Data analytics

o PUMA / ATI / Inca / Calterm

o Matlab experience (modeling and scripting)

• You have the following competences

o Initiative

o Cooperating

o Result orientation

o Progress monitoring

o Attention to details

o Perseverance

• Good English skills both verbally and in writing combined with willingness to learn Dutch


The company YACHT is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on-site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the worldwide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.

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!


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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