About the vacancy

Dosign is currently looking for an Engine Testing Expert for a technology centre that has various engine test setups for the development and testing of additives for the automotive engine oils and industrial engine oils industries. You will work in a laboratory with other test experts and technicians.

A weekend shift is required once in 6 weeks. The regular hours are office hours with flexible starting time.
The job is initially for 12 months with possible extension period.

Tasks and activities

  • Coordinate activities related to engine test work and/or test development for the customer;
  • Coordinate and direct adjustments and/or complete renewals of test stand setups;
  • Creates test reports and reports test results to customers;
  • Supports the development of test procedures;
  • Responsible for communication about relevant test information and maintaining contact with the test engineers and internal customers;
  • Implements and optimizes engine test procedures and where applicable, activities are carried out in collaboration with stakeholders;
  • Participates in industry working groups;
  • Provides direct and indirect work management to operators and external services and/or to contractors;
  • Defines and programs hardware and software for (new) motors and motor test procedures related to test stand setups;
  • Monitor, analyze, troubleshoot (resolve) engine test results in comparison to the required test procedure / test objective(s);
  • Translates test procedures into (basic) design requirements for test stand setups;
  • Provides a safe working environment in the field of MSW, LSS, RSIP, Data Privacy and compliance.

Job requirements

  • Technical bachelor (automotive, motor vehicle technology, mechanical engineering) with preference for Master Mechnical Engineering;
  • Experience with and knowledge of combustion engines (preferably engine test rigs) and their operating principles;
  • Experience with process automation;
  • Project management skills. Able to set the right priorities to ensure that the work processes run optimally;
  • Be familiar with safety regulations and risk management;
  • Good communication skills and oral and written command of the English language;
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office programs, especially Word and Excel.

What do we offer you

  • A challenging job in an innovative environment;
  • A good salary based on education and experience;
  • Holiday pay (8.33%) and holidays (minimum 25 p/y);
  • Net expense allowance of +/- €500 on an annual basis;
  • Travel allowance / company car;
  • A pension scheme and option to participate in collective health
  • insurance;
  • Free courses and training at our own Academy.


  • Education University (Master/Bachelor) / Advanced technical college
  • Experience level Senior (more than 7 yrs of experience) / Medior (3-7 yrs experience)
  • Type of contract Project assignment
  • Duration of assignment one year
  • Location Rotterdam Area
  • Start on short notice
  • Reference ID 15580
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Olivier Nicolai - Recruiter - Piping - Mechanical - HSE - Pipelines - Dosign Rotterdam
Olivier Nicolai
Rotterdam Area, Netherlands

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