OBD Development Engineer


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About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Eindhoven

What is required?

  • hours per week: 37.5
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Friday, 22 December 2023

About this role: OBD Development Engineer

Are tou ready to be part of a very international environment and get your career path to the next level?

As an OBD Development Engineer within Concept Development you will be part of a team which investigates new concepts meeting future emission and performance requirements. In your role you will investigate OBD requirements & legislation and translate that into system requirements and test proposals as input for concept testing.

Your tasks:

  • Support development of OBD diagnostics and monitoring for new engine and aftertreatment concepts;
  • Translate future OBD legislation into system requirements and test proposals
  • Develop heavy duty truck engines and Aftertreatment with focus on legal compliance and minimal false fails;
  • Define calibration guidelines as input for the calibration teams;
  • Development of problem solutions and realization of solutions in close cooperation with internal and external development partners;
  • Take part in multi-disciplinary teams during various stages of development projects;
  • Documentation and analyses of test results, tool usage and possible improvements;
  • Take initiative to constantly improve tools and processes
    As an OBD Engineer for Concept Development you will report to the Engineering Supervisor of the Concept Development Team.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Automotive, Controls or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Knowledge in the field of Engine and Aftertreatment systems, OBD, Thermodynamics, Combustion, Control Engineering;

Engine testing experience, preferably on heavy duty truck engines

Experience with:

  • OBD
  • Data acquisition
  • Data analytics

Handling data with Matlab or Python

You have the following competences

  • Initiative
    o Cooperating
  • Result oriented
  • Progress monitoring
  • Attention to details
    o Perseverance


Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at Zilveren Kruis, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both Junior and Senior Engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

Since you are living in another country and probably don’t immediately know how to find your way in the Netherlands, Brunel can help you with this. As an international company, we know better than anyone what it is like to move to a foreign country to work. This is why we can arrange the most important things - including those that don’t involve your job - for you and your partner so that you can fully focus on your career in the Netherlands.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Eleana Karelaki is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Eleana Karelaki
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven
+31 40 257 8077