Product Attribute Team Lead - Automotive Environmental Control


Competitive + Benefits
Hullavington - United Kingdom


The Senior Engineer will act as the Product Attribute Team lead (PAT) for Environmental Control within out Automotive business.


  • Have the ability to understand the overall vehicle concept and contribute to the design/development of the cabin Environmental Control systems to ensure that attribute performance is delivered
  • Interpret/interrogate simulation and modelling analyses delivered by CAE engineers and work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that system performance expectations are met.
  • Develop and perform test plans and methods for simulation and solution validation (DVP development).
  • Conduct vehicle-level tests to assess benchmark competitor and current design performance
  • Where applicable, conduct vehicle-level certification tests to conform to relevant homologation requirements
  • Communicate clearly and effectively the results to a broad spectrum of project members and senior management, reporting executive summaries and KPI status at project milestones
  • Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency. Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate transfer to other teams within Dyson.


  • Minimum BSc/MSc/BEng/MEng degree (2:1 or better) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree
  • Demonstrable level of industrial experience in automotive attribute development, with respect to HVAC/thermal management systems

Technical knowledge and expertise:

  • Vehicle attribute management/development, conducting benchmark testing, target definition and system performance assessment
  • Executive-level reporting; KPI tracking and status, risk reporting, target development glidepaths and plans
  • Experience with thermal measurement systems electronics, and sensors – selecting and implementing
  • Appreciation of other engineering disciplines such fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.
  • Awareness of vehicle-level homologation requirements for Demist and Defrost

Test and Validation:

  • Knowledge of vehicle-level Design Validation Plan (DVP) development and implementation, with focus on test planning and preparation
  • Capable of developing test procedures and detailed methods, ensuring that tests are robust and repeatable (gauge R&R, SixSigma, etc) for the purpose of detailed data acquisition and simulation validation.
  • Experienced in running, operating, or leading vehicle-level demist & defrost tests in full-scale climatic chambers
  • Experience in running vehicle-level certification tests to meet homologation requirements
  • Proficient in test data interpretation and analysis, both live and post-processed


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Life assurance

Free on-site parking

Lift share scheme

Subsidised café and restaurants

Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 28 May 2019