Design Engineer - Floorcare Robotics


Mechanical Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


You'll be part of Dyson's Floorcare team, specifically within New Product Innovation (NPI). You'll initiate new product concepts and ideas and identify market opportunities from a blank sheet of paper with a focus on Robotics.
For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. 


  • Contributing to the vision specification and business case for new product concepts, including development budget and running costs. 
  • Within teams, take a proactive approach in the generation of ideas - host brainstorms, gather research, select and present ideas and concepts to senior management. 
  • Champion great design to produce products that meet all performance and functional criteria. 
  • Work seamlessly with research teams to utilise the wealth of technical skills in research teams to get best value from Dyson technologies. 
  • Take an active, hands-on role to ensure that all engineering problems are resolved thoroughly. 
  • Be responsible for the approach, quality and accuracy of the development team’s work. 
  • Use established Dyson development processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver a fully resolved product assembly to the correct standards. 
  • Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve design quality Clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate hand over either to other teams within the UK or Far East. 
  • Communicate between all teams within RDD and Global Operations to ensure effective and timely input. 
  • Regular design reviews with the Design Manager and Concept Design Director. 
  • Design reviews with James Dyson and/or Executive, as required.


  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent. 
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle. 
  • Previous experience designing manufactured products. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of multiple tooling and manufacturing techniques. 
  • Experience of delivering robust design solutions on time, to specification and within cost and budget constraints. 
  • A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 12 April 2019