Project Lead Engineer

Eindhoven (NL)
Bachelor / Master
€ 5.000 - € 8.000
Join our clients dynamic team as a proactive leader in engine and aftertreatment development. Are you a skilled technical team player who thrives on taking the lead in shaping innovative solutions. This the perfect opportunity for you.
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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 Project Lead Engineer.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled Project Lead Engineer for one of our prestigious clients. In this role, you will oversee all integration and validation tasks within engine and aftertreatment development projects. Your expertise and collaborative approach will be instrumental in driving Product Development forward within our client's organization.


  • Take ownership of key performance indicators such as fuel economy, emissions, durability, reliability, and diagnostic robustness for your project(s);
  • Prioritize and plan test activities for all groups within the Engine Integration & Validation department, in close cooperation with the respective supervisors and line leads;
  • Analyze, summarize, review, and report out test and analysis results to (Project) Management;
  • Initiate monitoring for performance status and development, and project progress.

    Daily activities are in close cooperation with Global Engine Development teams in Eindhoven and North America, and other stakeholders (Embedded Engineering, Production Engineering, After Sales, Compliance, etc).

    In this role, you report to the Engineering Supervisor System Performance, and align on daily activities with all EI&V groups and the Project Core Team(s).

About you

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

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following professional experiences and achievements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience;
  • Basic knowledge of engine, aftertreatment, and on-board diagnostics;
  • Good English skills are mandatory, Dutch skills are a pre;
  • Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams is preferable.

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!