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Development engineer exhaust aftertreatment

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You will be a member of a global team, charged with developing our future exhaust aftertreatment and emissions products. These products protect the environment and improve people’s lives by reducing pollution from Heavy-Duty diesel engines. 


  • Develop exhaust aftertreatment system for Heavy-Duty diesel engines. Your focus is on finding novel aftertreatment solutions, promoting these at (potential) customers and following up the early phases of actual customer projects.
  • Transform engineering creativity into realistic designs and working closely with OE customer to optimize the performance.
  • Be the link between the CFD experts, the engine laboratory and the application engineering. On a regular base you will participate in creative discussions on the development of our new products.
  • Create novel aftertreatment solutions capable of meeting/exceeding new emissions standards.
  • Visit (potential) customers to communicate the technical aspects of these novel EAT solutions
  • Influence the application engineers to achieve a design freeze of the final product.
  • Collaborate with program managers and project leaders during the early phases of the development.
  • Attend conferences and follow industry literature. Keep track of the pulse of the industry and apply this knowledge to the daily R&D work.
  • Publish industry white papers on your work, and participate in patent filing.

  • Engineering Master degree (mechanical or automotive, or equivalent by experience)
  • Solid, proven experience in an automotive R&D environment
  • An eye for detail and a customer-oriented mindset will drive you to deliver results.
  • Good understanding of, or genuine interest in engine emission technology.
  • Specific knowledge of following fields are considered assets for the position: diesel engine exhaust emissions, sheet metal manufacturing technology, fluid dynamics
  • Fluent in English. Dutch, French or German are considered an asset.
  • Open to travel within Europe (1-2 times/ month)
  • Come make a World of Difference!

    Development engineer exhaust aftertreatment

    Donaldson, Leuven
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