Mechanical Design Engineer - Coolant Systems


Hullavington - United Kingdom


Dyson has an opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing automotive group, based at their Electric Vehicle design office in Hullavington, UK. This Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of the coolant transfer system in the vehicle Thermal Management System, responsible for making sure parts are on time, on cost and meet specification. The engineer will manage a small team & will work closely with suppliers to manage timing, validation testing and quality through to final engineering release. Internal responsibilities also include package resolution, CAD & BOM management and specification compliance for all vehicle attributes.


• Manage the engineering delivery of bought out parts from Tier 1 suppliers; on time, on cost, on specification

• Input into design validation planning and support execution through to start of production

• Manage the Bill of Materials in Siemens Teamcenter

• Review and sign off supplier part drawings

• Review and sign off internal assembly level drawings

• Support CAD releases and reviews to program milestones, ensuring modelling is completed and released on time

• Support test, development, validation and local vehicle build events as required

• Work within the wider engineering team, and with other cross-functional areas both internal and external, to ensure system integration and compatibility

• Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards


• A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered)

• CAD design and engineering experience using Siemens NX or similar CAD tools

• Good understanding thermo-dynamics & fluid-dynamics; specifically cooling systems including electric pumps and valves.

• Knowledge and experience of dimensional control and tolerancing for sub assembly and vehicle assembly levels

• Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs

• Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriately detailed, but concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally

• Able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment

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

• PC literacy, MS Project, excel, power point, word and excellent team-working skills

Desirable skills:

• Experience and understanding of automotive systems, engineering principles and part development from concept to production would be beneficial, particularly in the areas of Vehicle packaging / Thermal management

• Knowledge of automotive best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, assembly processes, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms, will be looked upon favourably

• Experience with acoustic testing and analysis

• Experience with electric vehicle thermal testing including instrumentation and analysis


•27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

•Pension scheme

•Performance related bonus

•Life assurance

•Free on-site parking

•Subsidized café

•Discounts on Dyson machines

•Private Medical and Dental

Posted: 28 June 2019