Calibration Engineer - Hydrogen Combustion Engine

Eindhoven (NL)
Bachelor / Master
€ 4.500 - € 6.500
Ready to be the driving force behind optimizing hydrogen combustion engines? We're seeking an engineer driven to fine-tune engines and aftertreatment systems for peak performance.
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About the job

At Forexx we are looking to elevate your career to a next level and this opportunity might be yours to take. Join our client’s team as a Hydrogen Combustion Engine Calibration Engineer. In this role you will be responsible for contributing to planning, aligning processes, steps, and tools related to engine and aftertreatment systems. Your primary tasks will include developing test plans, conducting development tests and performing complex analyses to ensure optimal performance. Additionally, you will be tasked with documenting and evaluating test results, coördinating test setup and execution, and collaborating within project teams to achieve departmental objectives.


  • Planning, aligning processes, steps, and tools.
  • Drafting test plans, conducting development tests, and analyzing engines and aftertreatment systems and their controls.
  • Focusing on engine and aftertreatment calibration activities to fulfill functional and performance-related criteria.
  • Documenting and evaluating test results.
  • Coordinating test setup and execution.
  • Crafting new test procedures for engines and aftertreatment systems and their controls.
  • Overseeing procedures and processes within the organization to meet department and project goals.
  • Actively enhancing test efficiency and quality.
  • Collaborating within project teams.

About you

To excel in this role the following is required:
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 3 years of experience in a comparable position.
• Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch.

Working at Forexx

At Forexx we want to unlock your hidden potential.  We resonate with professionals seeking to expand and enrich their careers. Our way of working symbolizes the discovery of hidden talents and the realization of untapped potential through engaging projects and personal growth.

Are we a match? Great, then we offer the following:

  • Work environment
    A challenging assignment at one of our clients; These companies are innovative, leading in the branch and support their employees to develop their professional and personal skills.  
  • A stable future
    Secondary employment in which you are guided towards your long-term employment, at the client. This offers great long term career perspectives.
  • Vacation policy
    You will receive 25 holiday days based on 40 hours; Optionally you will receive extra vacation days (ADV) depending on your project to adapt to the clients policy.
  • Work-life balance
    Our clients are open to discuss flexible working hours and hybrid working to fit your personal situation.
  • Professional training and development
    We understand your personal and professional growth in your new job is a challenge. We will empower this growth by offering specialized courses to meet specific learning objectives.  
  • Other benefits
    You will receive your Holiday allowance of 8.33% on an annual basis. Besides that we offer a well-arranged pension plan to create continuity in your retirement savings.
  • Employee support program;
    In case your new job requires relocation, document requests, scheme applications, etcetera, we will offer support to guide you.
  • The Forexx community
    You will enter an interesting network of colleagues in the field of technology and engineering, with whom you can share knowledge during frequent and enjoyable information and knowledge sessions. Also you are invited for many activities with your colleagues such as BBQs, meetings, events, family day, etc.

About the client

We are supporting our client in Eindhoven to expand their Engineering teams. The company is a leading manufacturer in the automotive industry, specializing in the design, engineering, and production of commercial vehicles. Known for its innovation in vehicle and engine technology, the company has a robust presence in the European market and is committed to advancing technology and sustainability. The firm prides itself on a culture of excellence, where engineering precision and creativity are at the forefront of its operations. With a strong focus on quality, reliability, and innovation, this organization offers engineers a dynamic and challenging environment where they can thrive and contribute to the future of mobility and enhance their career.

Application procedure

What will the application procedure look like?

01. First interview

Well done, you got our attention!
The first interview will be held by someone from our recruitment department.

*Are you a software engineer? We will send you our skill assignment before the second interview.

02. Second interview

The first interview went well and you are invited for a second interview.
The second interview will be with someone from our management and someone with a more technical background.

03. Offer

Wow impressive!
All the interviews went really well and Forexx will make a job offer.

04. We become colleagues!

The whole procedure went well and both parties agreed to collaborate. Hello colleague!