Lead Engineer - Engine Diagnostic Robustness

Eindhoven (NL)
Bachelor / Master
€ 5.000 - € 8.000
Ready to lead the charge in cutting-edge engine development? Join our client's elite team as a Lead Engineer specializing in Engine Diagnostic Robustness. Shape the future of transportation technology with top-tier heavy-duty diesel and hydrogen engines. Drive innovation, tackle real-world challenges, and be part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. If you're passionate about crafting environmentally friendly, reliable products, they want you on their team. Apply now and ignite your career!
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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 Lead Engineer - Engine Diagnostic Robustness.


  • Develop heavy duty diesel engines with focus on diagnostics robustness
    • Analyze diagnostic monitor performance (false failures, detectability) using data analytics(vehicle fleet, connected vehicles & test cell data)
    • Explore & compare various robustness improvement possibilities (Calibrations, Software functions, Hardware)
    • Deliver improvement proposal plans for current and future projects
    • Calibration optimizations, improved diagnostic functions, etc.
    • Take part of root cause analysis and resolution process of field issues
  • Identify necessary tests, for test cell and vehicle testing to establish an early diagnostic performance status for upcoming projects
  • Collaboration in multidisciplinary project teams (i.e. sw development teams, calibration & validations teams, service teams, HW design teams, service)
  • Take initiative to constantly improve related tools and processes
  • Based on the experience and analysis of vehicle fleets, provide inputs on project requirements at different levels (property definition, function development, calibration level)
  • Analyze, summarize, review and report out diagnostic performance of current product to (Project) Management

About you

To excel in this role a Master degree in Automotive Technology or Mechanical Engineering or Controls Engineering is required.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following professional experiences and achievements:

  • 3 years of experience in engine and aftertreatment OBD development
    • diagnostic function development
    • diagnostic calibration & validation
    • diagnostic data analytics
    • Experience engine, aftertreatment systems (DOC, DPF, SCR) diagnostics or controls
  • Experience on diagnostic related topics
    • i.e. OBD monitors, OBD regulations, diagnostics for service tests
    • Good experience in FMEA, Root cause analysis, P-diagrams, Statistics, Boundary diagrams
    • Strong data analytics background
    • Good English skills are mandatory
  • This person has the following competences
    • Take Initiative
    • Cooperation: for bringing groups with different insights together
    • Result orientation: find simple solutions and deliver on time
    • Analytical capacity: to combine information from many different sources
    • Clear communication: verbally, in writing, and while presenting on (Project) Management level
    • Perseverance and cooperation: for bringing groups with different insights together

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!