Verification Lead - Personal Care


Research Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. 
Dyson has a unique opportunity for a Verification Lead to join the expanding Personal Care Research team. Reporting to the Head of Research you will play a key role in the delivery of new technologies and research by leading how, when and where we test new technologies to measure performance and ensure robustness in real world conditions.


  • Work closely with the Research and NPI teams to agree the key performance requirements for new technologies, in line with technology roadmap and define the strategies for testing. 
  • Lead Dyson Personal Care to be world leading in performance verification to provide competitive advantage in our technology and product innovation. 
  • Lead the design and specification of performance test equipment – including suitable (and often bespoke) data acquisition setups 
  • Work closely with the Research and NPI teams to agree the risks associated with the new technologies, and define the best way of assessing those risks. 
  • Lead the design and specification of test equipment to enable these risks to be assessed – including suitable (and often bespoke) data acquisition setups 
  • Lead a team of engineers/technicians to setup required testing and monitor and report progress. 
  • Report results / progress / analysis to a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the business. 
  • Where tests require replication write appropriate documentation and provide suitable guidance to enable these facilities to be setup.


  • Experience in leading a team to deliver complex verification methods and equipment. 
  • Experienced at working collaboratively with engineers and scientists to define and manage complex test plans. 
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and co-ordinate with the work of others. 
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team environment. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Able to translate and communicate technical information to project/research teams, managers and directors as required. 
  • An excellent understanding of data acquisition, processing and analysis. 
  • Persistent nature coupled with an inquisitive approach. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel. 
  • Knowledge of minitab, matlab, web based data visualisation. 
  • Knowledge of programming languages (eg VBA, Labview, Arduino, PLC, Robotic Arm, Python)


  • 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: 08 July 2019