Batteries Test Lab - Technician


Motors and Power Systems
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


Dyson has an opportunity for a Technician to join their multidisciplinary Energy Storage and Power Systems Group. The integrated group are responsible for providing complete energy storage solutions for Dyson’s cord-free products and are comprised of cell chemistry experts, power systems engineers and firmware engineers, who, along with the motors teams, are able to design and deliver the complete power system.


  • Responsible for battery pack assembly to support in-house testing 
  • Test rig design and build 
  • Preparation of detailed work instructions, process documents and standard test methods 
  • Responsible for maintaining stocks of parts to support battery pack builds 
  • Assist Lab Owners with day-to-day running of the lab 
  • Support Test and Power Electronics Engineers with battery pack testing to include: 
    • Test setup and validation (hardware & software) 
    • Commissioning and maintaining test equipment 
    • Review of data and presentation preliminary analyses 
  • Trouble-shooting and problem solving through standard electrical diagnostic test techniques


  • Practical experience in electrical and Battery pack test and fault-finding 
  • Knowledge of test equipment (multi-meter, oscilloscopes, data logging, etc) 
  • Experience with battery packs 
  • Ability to understand electronic / electrical schematics and diagrams 
  • Experience with SM and TH technology PCBs 
  • HND/C or BSc in Applied Engineering or Science discipline (Physics; Electrical Engineering; Physical Chemistry etc.) 
  • Experience working in an environment operating under Good Laboratory Practice guidelines


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

Posted: 29 October 2018