- Science and Research
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
At Dyson research is at the heart of our innovation and development process. This role will sit within our research department alongside a team of other specialists covering all facets of consumer research and product experience. As a team we ensure consumer benefit is at the heart of the innovation process, delivering targeted research to aid in the upstream development process from problem exploration to concept validation.
We are looking for a lead researcher to join our team, expanding our capabilities in innovative qualitative methodologies with a particular focus on implicit methods. This role will require robust technical knowledge of methodologies alongside demonstrated experience in applying and executing high quality research.
Exploring exciting new consumer benefits, this role requires a pioneering mind set, excellent communication skills and a scientific approach
About the role
Demonstrate and deliver deep technical expertise in a consumer science methodology & apply, where appropriate, to challenges across Dyson research to deliver actionable technical insights and specifications.
Show a willingness to learn and apply a range of complementary consumer science methodologies to enhance category fundamental knowledge and support product initiatives
Use multiple consumer science methodologies to validate initial insights at a qualitative and quantitative level as appropriate
Flexible approach to support business critical & changing priorities using the most appropriate methodologies to meet project objectives
Must be confident working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, supporting and filling in as required
Build the capability of the existing team utilising deep technical capabilities and category knowledge as appropriate.
Contribute to, and facilitate communication cross functionally (Research, product design and engineering teams, commercial and local market teams) to enable rapid utilisation of insights and maximum impact for projects in line with overall scope and priorities.
Present research findings to James Dyson and the Executive team, with confidence and clarity when required.
Actively lead team culture and values, coaching more junior team members.
Qualifications, skills and behaviours:
Demonstrable experience in a qualitative research role, with a strong background in implicit reactions and methodologies relating to this.
Experience in translating qualitative learnings through to product requirements/ design briefs/ specifications, bridging the gap between our consumers and development teams.
Must be driven by continual learning, not constrained by current methodologies and be able to learn and move past failure.
Broad understanding of a range of consumer research techniques, with experience in implementing multifaceted learning plans.
Ability to distil and simplify numerous complex data sources into clear and actionable insights
Must be a clear communicator with good presentation skills
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Assurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory public holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham, Swindon and Bath.
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 dependants
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.