- Science and Research
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We are proud to be authentic, different and pioneers. We are driven by a desire to solve real problems and improve everyday lives with intuitive solutions that do more but use less. Family owned, we are not restricted by conventional thinking; we explore, discover and learn for ourselves. Never satisfied, we believe everything can always be made better.
About the role
A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Technology Research team to develop and implement verification strategies for exciting new technologies.
You will work from the earliest stages of projects, working collaboratively with research engineers and verification engineers and to develop new test methods and test capability to support an exciting pipeline of new technology areas in new products.
Lead investigation of test requirements for research projects, contributing to early development of robust and efficient validation and verification strategies.
Lead design and implementation of new test methods & bespoke test equipment, including carrying out measurement system analysis with support from with verification engineers and technicians.
Collaborate with research engineers to test new technology concepts and new prototype designs, analyse results using statistical techniques and make recommendations from experimental results.
Investigate improvements, diagnosing faults, recommending and implementing remedies.
Participate and present in regular design reviews with design managers and director.
Degree in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline, and an appreciable level of industrial experience in the design and development of mechanical or mechatronic systems.
Proficiency in using 3D CAD software packages, Siemens NX or otherwise.
Hands-on experience on test systems design and rig development using CAD. Able to identify suitable mechanical hardware, sensors, actuators, acquisition systems, and integrate them on test systems.
Capable of utilizing statistical tools to draw inference from test results
Sound theoretical knowledge of basic physical principles, reasoning and problem-solving skills; able to demonstrate clear, logical thought with attention to detail.
Proficiency in GD&T.
Communication and presentation skills. Able to translate and communicate technical information to project & research teams, managers and directors as required.
Able to work collaboratively, cross-functionally and cross-culturally, with stakeholders at all levels
Proactive and persistent nature demonstrated by an inquisitive approach.
Adaptable, flexible and able to respond to changing requirements and emerging situations.
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
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.
We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.