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Lead Supplier Quality Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people.

We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our approach starts with an engineering mindset and different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way.

Dyson has a strong and influential Quality, Safety and Sustainability business function. Within Quality, the New Product Quality department collaborates with Design, Development, Operations, Procurement and Commercial to drive forward advances in both product reliability and product satisfaction on all projects across all categories before launch.

About the role

Reporting to the New Product Supplier Quality Senior Manager, this role is an outstanding opportunity to be part of the quality management at Dyson. The role primarily concerns developing and implementing onboarding, APQP activities across the Supplier base leading to sustained quality performance and monitoring.

The primary responsibilities are below:

  • Develop new and current Suppliers through key Milestones and gateways to achieve Part approvals and sustained quality performance in line with Dyson End to End Quality Management and requirements.

  • Conduct full Quality audits at Supplier Manufacturing sites, worldwide.

  • Engage with multiple cross-functional stakeholder groups and Suppliers to manage Supplier sourcing through to full Mass Production, including Quality Audits, Supplier Development, APQP, CAPAs, RCA, etc.

  • Coordinate and support the Supplier Management process in the qualification of new Suppliers, Maintenance of Supplier Management files, Part and Process maturation processes from Supplier Onboarding, through to full Part approvals and Mass Production.

  • Attention to detail and consistency in analysis.

  • Communications with internal Stakeholders and external Suppliers to resolve non-conformances and initiate action plans.

  • Make recommendations to enhance the system and practices.

About you:

  • Demonstrable experience (minimum 5-7 years) and proven track record in Supplier Quality Management

  • Good understanding and experience in ISO 13485 & 22716.

  • Registered ISO 9001 Lead Auditor preferred with experience in auditing to ISO 13485 & 22716.

  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline

  • Thorough understanding of QAM, GMP, GDP, and ISO standards.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail

  • Competent use of Microsoft Office

  • Evidence of CPD in a QA / regulatory environment

  • Ability to change priorities quickly and deliver simultaneously across projects of different priorities and pace. Results driven.

  • An open and co-operative approach, empathetic of others with a pleasant and collaborative outlook. A team player.



  • 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 


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.