Design Engineer


Product Design
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


As a Design Engineer within New Product Innovation (NPI) you will be a crucial member of a dynamic team to help meet and exceed the requirements of our products. Working closely with our RDD teams to create and develop new technology research into our innovative designs.


  • Designers will be expected to initiate new product concepts and ideas and identify market opportunities from a blank sheet of paper. 
  • Take responsibility for creating and owning vision specification and business case for new product concepts 
  •  Produce working concepts for reviews with the use of handmade or prototype parts. 
  •  Keep a Design Rationale document or similar up to date showing the detail design process of your designs with good technical justifications.


  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent 
  • Sound understanding of basic physical principles and the development of products and technologies through prototyping and testing 
  • Proven ability to communicate through a variety of media 
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with work of others 
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle. 
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of multiple tooling and manufacturing techniques. 
  • Proven experience of delivering robust design solutions on time, to specification and within cost and budget constraints. 
  • A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes. 
  • Practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing. 
  • Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate with the work of others. 
  • Good commercial awareness with pragmatic approach to balance cost and value


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 21 January 2019