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Compliance and Approvals Engineer - Safety


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 

You will be a part of the Global Compliance and Approvals (C&A) team. We remove the barriers to accessing markets to make sure that Dyson products are compliant with all global regulatory standards and requirements. This includes, but not limited to:

  • Safety

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility

  • Radio Frequency

  • Energy Efficiency

  • Banned and Restricted Substances

You will be working in the Safety Compliance & Approvals team to support global compliance activities including working with engineering project teams, testing product samples, recording technical results and generating pre-compliance reports.


  • Conduct Safety pre-compliance testing within C&A internal laboratory

  • Contribute to verifying and testing compliance requirements for given projects

  • Own lab-based activities to ensure efficient running of lab practices; calibration of equipment, risk assessments, security and general lab Health & Safety procedures

  • Provide support to other C&A lab disciplines (Radio/EMC)

  • Liaise with colleagues in Malaysia to ensure consistent lab practices across the global C&A team

  • Contribute and participate to team internal reviews process, when required

  • Own/contribute to team/department level initiatives & change projects

  • Contribute to team input on relevant Safety standards update work as applicable

About you 

  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance and technical standards principles

  • Basic understanding of the compliance and approvals requirements related to Safety testing of Dyson products

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment

  • Understanding/working knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 Quality Management System

  • Good working knowledge of electronics

  • Relevant experience of general R&D product development 

  • Proven ability to communicate through a variety of media 

  • Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with work of others

  • Good problem solving, analytical and communication skills



  • 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.