Senior Product Test Engineer


Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Research Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


Dyson is a technology company which is forever innovating and looking to develop new and exciting products. To do this we invest heavily in performance and reliability testing, which is carried out 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Dyson so that our customers can benefit from products that work even better.

As part of the Dyson Test Team, you will play an integral part in determining how, when and where we validate new technologies and products to ensure designs are robust to real world conditions and perform better than the competition.


  • Become an expert in Dyson product performance, with deep knowledge of both in-house and internationally recognised test standards. These standards are used to assess and support our performance claims, product safety and component & product development.

  • Liaise with research, project and marketing teams to identify and develop new and existing methods to assess and improve our designs & technologies.

  • Specify, design, build and develop test rigs & facilities alongside test rig architects to enable the required testing.

  • Maintain good communication with members of UK and South-East Asian test facilities to ensure testing is undertaken in a robust and efficient manner

  • Work with test engineers and technicians for detailed development of test method processes & equipment.

  • Work with other members of the test team to prioritise and plan performance test requirements.

  • Review test results, manage data and analyse results (including statistical techniques where appropriate).

  • Present results, conclusions and advice to project teams, senior managers, marketing and legal team.



  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering, maths or science discipline.

  • Fluid dynamics and thermodynamics experience.

  • Experience of developing and running test processes and data analysis. With an understanding of standard test procedures and equipment.

  • Experience in undertaking statistical analysis of measurement systems.

  • Great organisational skills: able to plan ahead; prioritise tasks and co-ordinate the work of others.

  • Great analytical and problem solving ability, capable of assessing technologies and products using a variety of methods.

  • Great communication and presentation skills. Able to translate and communicate technical information to project & research teams, managers and directors as required.

  • Able to make design recommendations from experimental results.

  • Hands-on attitude to develop and iterate test processes.


  • LabVIEW system development.

  • Sensor selection, instrumentation and data acquisition.

  • Experience in computer programming.

  • Experience in designing and building mechanical systems.

  • CAD experience.


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidaysPension schemePerformance related bonusLife assuranceSport centreFree on-site parkingSubsidized café and restaurantsDiscounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 12 November 2018