Dyno Operator


Automotive, Motors and Power Systems
United Kingdom


Dyson has an opportunity for a Powertrain Dyno Operator to join the highly successful Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at its Hullavington HQ.


Reporting to the Powertrain Integration and Validation Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of powertrain testbeds for prototype motor, inverter and gearbox.


• Operate powertrain testbeds to carry out pre-defined tests.

• Carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks to keep powertrain testbeds operational (e.g. calibration, minor fault fixing with test engineers).

• Hands-on swap over of powertrain components on testbeds including mechanical and electrical connections.

• Liaise with prototype build teams to coordinate UUT movements on and off testbeds.

• Liaise with powertrain engineers on test scheduling.


• HND in Engineering (NVQ Level 4 or equivalent is beneficial but not essential)

• Experience of test bed operation essential

• Experience of AVL PUMA, Cameo, Indicom, ETAS INCA, ATI Vision programs preferred

• Competent with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) for simple reporting and recording

• Strong team working skills, to work with testbed engineers and powertrain engineers

• Ability to perform methodical problem solving

• Electric vehicle powertrain test experience is beneficial but not essential

• Automotive high voltage experience is beneficial but not essential

• Knowledge of Total Preventative Maintenance is beneficial but not essential

• Fabrication, machining and welding experience is beneficial but not essential

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach, and work with a can-do attitude


Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you will be invited to join the company bonus scheme, get 27 days annual leave and you’ll qualify for life assurance. You will also have access to our free on-site gym with regular fitness classes (subject to membership availability) and two on-site cafés which cater to a variety of tastes. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 05 December 2018