Trucks, that is what DAF is about
We develop, produce and sell our middle sized and heavy commercial vehicles (XF and CF models) in Eindhoven. Our LF Trucks are produced by Leyland Trucks in the UK. Besides that we also have access to modern production facilities in Westerlo (Belgium) and Ponta Grossa (Brazil). DAF Trucks is a subsidiary of PACCAR Inc., de largest independent truck manufacturer in the United States.
Every day there is a team of over 500 IT professionals at DAF working at the truck of tomorrow. IT is heavily embedded in our business processes, from product development to production and and from sales to customer services. Because IT is present in every aspect of our business operations we are able to realise processes and products at the highest quality in the market.
IT at DAF Trucks
IT becomes more and more prevalent in our world, and DAF is no exception. You develop and help thinking about innovations in the digital world because innovation is the motivation for our succes.
As IT professional you play a crucial role in the realisation of corporate goals, business operations, efficiency improvements or improving our service to our (internal) customers. By optimizing the alignment of all the processes you can make a direct impact at the more than 200 trucks that are produced daily.
PACCAR IT is a global IT organization. At our headquarters at Eindhoven our main responsibility is the development, support and maintenance of the information systems for all our users in Europe of DAF, PACCAR Parts, PACCAR Financial and PacLease.
What do we do whithin PACCAR IT?
Some examples of projects that we are working on are: a truthful 3D visualisation of the Trucks for our Mareketing & Sales division, the replacement of all our production control systems worldwide (MES) or the implementation of IT systems in order to make sure that the upcoming EU CO2 legislation fits perfectly in our processes. You will work for one of the following three departments:
- Business Support
You are responsible for the implementation, maintenance or development of software for support of the business operations at every level. Besides that you act as a valued conversation partner of the business, add extra value to the business and make sure that eventually the business strategy is realized.
By means of concept developoment and rapid prototyping we are always busy with researching and developing innovative technological solutions that improve our business. This happens in close colloboration with other departments.
- User Support
When incidents or requests from our users occur they will be supported by IT Support. They make sure that office automation for thousands of users in Europe happens optimally.
Discover your possibilities
Working at DAF means working in an international working environment where you can quickly develop yourself. You will get a lot of responsibilities and use of your knowledge, initiatives and creativity is made continuously. Our mutual challenge: there is always room for improvement!
Our internships and starterpositions give you the opportunity to develop yourself to young professional. There are possibilities whithin: Marketing & Sales, Purchasing, Finance & Accounting, Quality, Engineering, After Sales, Logistics, IT, HR, and Legal.
For more information look at www.daf.com/en/working-at-daf
Workshop – ‘DAF Connect + New Opportunities. ‘
DAF Connect (https://youtube.be/VhNK5Lg5Sa0) optimizes de vehicle availability, reduces operational costs, enhances logisitical efficiency and thereby increases profits per kilometer for the carrier. What are the opportunities that arise with data?