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Engineering Manager - Motor Control and Electromagnetics


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 has an opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join our multidisciplinary Motor Drive and Advanced Control Group developing motors for Dyson’s cord-free floor care and personal care range of products.

We are expanding our Global motor drives team and are seeking an individual to join us.  You must be a confident people leader with strong management skills.


  • Working closely with the global motor drives team, technically steered by Principal Engineers, apply your planning techniques to deliver projects from early concepts to mass production.

  • Provide planning/resource estimation to aid product level planning.

  • Support change request and risk management including issue escalation.

  • Represent the motor drives team in product level and other manager level meetings

  • Provide line management responsibilities for the UK team. This includes performance management and goal setting.

  • Closely collaborating with other team managers from other disciplines to bring motor and associated systems to life.

About you 

  • People leadership and coaching skills

  • Ability to plan and estimate project tasks both top level and at a detailed task level.

  • Experience of varied management techniques.

  • A good understanding of motor design iterations within a product development environment including test and validation.

  • At least 5 years professional experience in a relevant industry.

  • A good understanding of requirements capture and management.

  • Hardware development knowledge.

  • Software development knowledge.

  • Knowledge of motor control systems.

  • Knowledge of electromagnetic design.

  • Experience of design for manufacture.

  • Experience of systems engineering is desirable, but not essential.



  • 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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