Senior Design Engineer - Environmental Control


Product Design
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re engineers, creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products & technologies for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our


  • Apply innovative problem solving skills to support the vision specification for new product concepts 
  • Day to day operational management for a team of Design Engineers/Graduate Design Engineers including technical guidance, performance management and career development 
  • Implement great design and solve engineering problems to make products that meet all performance and functional criteria within demanding project timescales 
  • Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve design quality 
  • Communicate between all teams within RDD and Global Operations to ensure effective and timely input 
  • Participate in regular design reviews with the Design Manager, Engineering Manager and RDD Director 
  • Work with research teams to integrate and develop new technology research into the final design 
  • To participate in design reviews with Senior Design Engineers and Engineering Managers – justify design detail and collaborate with other specialists


  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Between 5-7 years previous experience designing manufactured products and practical knowledge of 3D CAD 
  • At least 1-2 years of managing a small team
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of physical principles 
  • A strong understanding of practical and methodical design development through prototyping, testing and evaluation of results
  • Knowledge and understanding of plastic injection moulding, tooling and other manufacturing methods 
  • A passion for engineering. Able to demonstrate how your ideas have made a difference 
  • Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate with the work of others.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Self starter - ability to work independently.


  • 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: 05 April 2019