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Associate Principal Engineer (Electronics Hardware)


Design and Development
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing Office

Purpose of role

Dyson solves the problems others choose to ignore, developing disruptive technologies requiring even more complex electronics to deliver an increasing product portfolio. We are growing fast, and our ambition is boundless – more products, more locations, and more people.

The Associate Principal Engineer role involves specification, design, test and review of the electronic circuits for new and pioneering consumer appliance products within Dyson’s Haircare category.

As a member of the RDD Global Hardware – Haircare Electronics Team based in Philippines Advanced Manufacturing, you will work in multi-disciplinary global project teams to define, architect, and deliver the electronics for Haircare products. You may also be working with Dyson’s Research in UK and New Product Innovation teams to investigate and develop novel electronics to support and realise new product ideas.

The role will require a highly motivated, creative, methodical, and flexible person, ready to take on challenges with a pragmatic approach. You will act as role model and provide guidance and mentoring to Graduates and Junior Engineers and provide technical direction across multiple projects in Haircare Category.


  • Keep abreast of new technologies, tools, and approaches to help continually improve the design, cost, and quality
  • Liaise and collaborate with various Dyson engineering teams (Mechanical, Compliance, Software, Manufacturing, Test, etc) across the UK and Southeast Asia to ensure product and system requirements are satisfied, and drive product development through to production.
  • Take a proactive approach in the design and improvement of robust solutions and resolutions of technical challenges across Haircare projects.
  • Act as subject matter expert in hardware design and integration, disseminating knowledge, guiding and mentor engineers in methodology, best practice, and standards.
  • Proactively identify technical risks within projects and influence engineering teams in their resolution, often taking the lead in the design and testing of the engineering solution.
  • Ensure design solutions meet product specifications and functional requirements (performance, reliability, DFM, cost and compliance with international regulatory standards e.g. IEC, UL and EMC)
  • Challenge and develop best practice and process improvements within team and across the wider RDD function
  • Active participation in the sign-off of milestones
  • Accountable for schematics and PCB layout review and sign-off of drawings


As an Associate Principal Engineer, you must be an experienced hardware design engineer and capable of working unsupervised to deliver high quality design solutions. You must have experience of the whole product development lifecycle, from initial concept through to mass production and product sustainability.

  • Degree qualified in a relevant electronics discipline.
  • At least minimum 8 years’ experience, in-depth knowledge and experienced in hardware design and integration (e.g. Power Electronics, Motor Drive, Battery Management, Analogue, Digital and Sensing technology)
  • Working knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout software such as Mentor Graphics.
  • Experience using simulation tools to support design calculations, tolerance analysis, and documentation.
  • Experience of electronics development through multiple product development cycles.
  • Experience of DFM, DFX, and DFMEA.
  • Knowledge of home appliance safety requirements and regulatory certification at PCBA and product levels, including EMC compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Highly motivated and self-driven with excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and able to influence the work of others

Dyson Benefits:

At Dyson we combine work life balance, with the latest devices, a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit. It’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition. Benefits include:    

  • All benefits are accessible from day 1
  • HMO coverage. Health & wellness is one of our priorities, immediately available for you & dependents so no waiting for employment regularization
  • Up to 20 days annual leave based on employment service + 15 days medical leave
  • Dyson product gift upon employment regularization, and discounts on Dyson machines 
  • Exposure to a broad and diverse range of Dyson activities from research through manufacturing and global sales for Dyson projects
  • Career development and growth in a global team 

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.