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Lead Technical Trainer


United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Based in the Dyson Research Design & Development department, the main responsibilities for this role will be to work as part of the Technical Training Team in ensuring our RDD Teams have the capabilities they need to develop our products. You will manage, design, develop and deliver training and continual assessment of technical training to RDD staff.  

About the role

  • Work with Heads of Department to create, analyse and deliver subsequent training 

  • Work with stakeholder groups within RDD to gather requirements for the creation of new training programmes 

  • Work to evolve how we deliver  training through improving our use of MS Teams, Cornerstone and Articulate 360 

  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance to design and develop training programs based on RDD training needs analysis and business needs 

  • Work closely with Training Coordinator in organizing internal training workshops on a regular basis or when required 

  • Work as part of a global team to ensure global consistency in process and training content to ensure global consistency in working practices within RDD 

  • Prepare continual improvement assessments to evaluate RDD performance & capability 

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure technical training is aligned with the business 

  • Mentor internal Subject Matter Experts (SME) to be able to conduct internal training 

  • Organise, deliver and complete Induction training when required 

About you

  • Detailed knowledge of tools and techniques used throughout  the product development process which may include some of the following: Tolerance Analysis, Requirements, FMEA, DFA, DFM, CAE, 3D CAD & PLM 

  • Excellent presentation/facilitation skills and the ability to communicate internationally are essential 

  • Good technical writing  

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team (Interpersonal skills) 

  • Good IT skills including MS Office 

  • At least 4 years engineering or related subject experience  

  • Previous experience of delivering training is desirable but not essential 

  • Previous experience of using Lean and Six Sigma tools is desirable 

  • Experience in manufacturing environment is desirable 

  • Desire and ability to continually learn and grow 

  • Adaptable and flexible 

  • Patient with the learners / participants 

  • Comfortable in questioning and challenging the status quo 

  • Forward thinking and proactive when looking at training opportunities 

  • Drive and Enthusiasm to take on new functionality/standards and champion their use 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and especially oral at a technical level 

  • Confident, clear and engaging when presenting to groups 


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Performance related bonus

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Sport centre

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidised café and restaurants

  • Discounts on Dyson machines



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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