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Associate Principal Compliance Specialist - Materials


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

Dyson are seeking a highly experienced Associate Principal Compliance Specialist  in order to support our continued innovation in exciting new categories.

The successful candidate will have wide-ranging knowledge and experience of leading approval activities for medical, cosmetic and personal care projects. Our Associate Principal Compliance Specialist  will be responsible for obtaining the required approvals of products globally for our exciting new categories. This will include liaising with our global partners to ensure responsible people are in place and submitting relevant applications globally.

The Associate Principal Compliance Specialist  will have a detailed understanding of global regulatory structures, with a focus on medical, cosmetic and personal care requirements. Additionally the successful candidate will represent Dyson’s interests internationally when required and will maintain knowledge of any relevant updates or changes to approval requirements around the world.

It is the responsibility of our Associate Principal Compliance Specialist to mentor junior members of the team and to be a resource in their field of excellence for the global C&A team, Ensuring that knowledge is captured and communicated in an appropriate manner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gain relevant approvals for Dyson products globally as required with a focus on new categories.

  • Ensure all project approval risks are identified and effectively communicated to the relevant teams.

  • Give specific planning guidance to project management teams.

  • Liaise with Dyson markets around the world to manage specific product approvals when required.

  • Mentor junior members of the global compliance and approvals team

  • Represent Dyson in relevant standards committees or to regulatory bodies

  • Ensure knowledge is captured and communicated effectively and in a timely manner.

About you

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant technical subject

  • Good communication skills both oral and written to all levels of the business. Able to present complex subjects simply and clearly to the target audience.

  • Extensive experience with global medical legislation and approval activities is required.

  • Passion and agility to work in a diverse and agile environment



  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

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

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 

  • On-site wellbeing centre 


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.

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