Automotive Mechanical Engineer - Cooling Module


Hullavington - United Kingdom


This role sits within the Environmental Control team of our Automotive function.

Dyson has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join their growing automotive group, based at their Electric Vehicle design office in Hullavington, UK. This Engineer will be commodity owner for bought out assemblies in the Thermal Management System, responsible for making sure parts are on time, on cost and meet specification. The engineer will work closely with suppliers to manage timing, change control, validation testing, production run at rates and quality control through to final engineering release for production. Internal responsibilities also include package & issues resolution, CAD & BOM management, safety and specification compliance for all vehicle attributes.


• Manage the engineering delivery of bought out parts from Tier 1 suppliers; on time, on cost, on specification

• Manage design validation planning and execution through to start of production

• Manage the Bill of Materials in Siemens Teamcenter

• Review and sign off supplier part drawings

• Support CAD releases and reviews to program milestones, ensuring modelling is completed and released on time

• Lead test, development and validation of commodity

• Support local vehicle build events as required

• Lead technical and part quality issue resolution using Problem Reporting etc.

• Lead supplier DFMEA engagement and input to System DFMEA process through to resolution.

• Lead Supplier APQP engagement and PPAP delivery for specified commodity

• Lead commodity optimisation studies, implementing lessons learned to provide continuous improvement and system efficiencies

• Lead input to project gateways reviews supporting the Dyson automotive programme plan

• Work within the wider engineering team, and with other cross-functional areas both internal and external, to ensure system integration and compatibility

• Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards


• A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered)

• Proven capability of delivering a high annual volume commodity in the Automotive sector

• CAD design and engineering experience using Siemens NX or similar CAD tools

• Good understanding thermo-dynamics & fluid-dynamics; specifically airflow, coolant/cooling and refrigerant systems

• Knowledge and experience of GD&T for sub assembly and vehicle assembly levels

• Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs

• Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriately detailed, but concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally

• Able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment

• Self-starter; ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude

• PC literacy, MS Project, excel, power point, word and excellent team-working

Desirable skills:

• Trained in Failure Mode Avoidance tools such as DFMEA, P-Diagram, G8D or similar

• Experience and understanding of automotive systems, engineering principles and part development from concept to production would be beneficial, particularly in the areas of: o Vehicle packaging o Thermal management & HVAC

• Knowledge of automotive best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, assembly processes, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms, will be looked upon favourably

• Experience with acoustic testing and analysis • Experience with electric vehicle thermal testing including instrumentation and analysis


•27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

•Pension scheme

•Performance related bonus

•Life assurance

• Free on-site parking

•Subsidized café

•Discounts on Dyson machines

•Private Medical and Dental

Posted: 12 July 2019