Senior OBD Calibration Engineer

Do you want to play a key role in developing the next generation diesel engines?

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) is a precision-based technology embedded into our world-class diesel engines. It’s a digital communication system that provides a real-time snapshot of Engine and Aftertreatment performance to aid service technicians during repair. On-Board Diagnostics is about making a global impact while examining the tradeoffs between certification and robustness.

Your Mentality

  • ‘All I want from tomorrow is to get it better than today’
    – Always looking for Continuous Improvement to give the best product for our customers
  • Not afraid to say what needs to be said, do what needs to be done.

Your Job:

  •  Calibration of Fuel Injection and Misfire Detection algorithms to ensure the engine is compliant to OBD regulation and meet requirements from our product specification book.
  • Specify and Monitor interaction between different development teams for involved components and associated diagnostics. Technical as well on planning, timing and quality aspects.
  • Perform or Support Calibration and Verification work on engine and vehicle level.
  • Identify Weaknesses & Opportunities wrt diagnostic, processes and tooling.
  • Support Field data analysis.
  • Support the OBD certification process.
  • Development of tools to control, maintain and optimize calibration processes (Testcases / DOE / Simulations / HIL) and different types of documentation.

Your Qualification:

  • Bachelor or Master degree on automotive or mechanical engineering with specialization on internal combustion engines
  • Knowledge or interest in OBD regulation and OBD systems.
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams.
  • Good Matlab/Simulink, Data Processing Tools & MS-Office skills are mandatory.
  • Knowledge about Statistics is required.
  • Ability to bring a message across to different audiences, motivate and support team members.
  • Good English skills are mandatory combined with willingness to learn Dutch if needed.


For more information please contact Rolf Drenthen or Ruud van der Velden, tel: (040) 25 95 000