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Advanced Sensor Development Senior Manager


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

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 offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world-class research, design and development (RDD) department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role 

A unique opportunity in our Electronics Department for a hands-on Senior Manager to lead the team responsible for the delivery of challenging new electronics functions like dust detection in our V15, and active noise control on the Zone. The team works from research through to manufacturing, builds knowledge down to the fundamental physics, and manages issues across multiple disciplines including modelling, electrical, software, mechanical, and calibration

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Advanced Technology Team including technical reviews, mentoring, processes, and line management.

  • Technically guide the delivery of Advanced Electronics Technologies from prototype to high yield mass production.

  • Own the delivery of individual technologies and the resulting product features to agreed requirements.

  • Explain findings, conclusions and recommendations to Directors, Heads of Category, and Executives.

  • Refine best practices, process, handbooks and guides for implementation across the whole hardware department.

About you 

  • Subject matter expert in the development of advanced sensor technologies.

  • Previously accountable for delivering electronics components into mass production.

  • Previously accountable for the technical & people leadership of a small team.

  • Experience working with development teams from the research phase through to manufacturing and operations.

  • Excellent analytical, simulation, experimental, and prototyping skills.


  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • On-site gym

  • Electrical vehicle lease scheme options


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.