- Operational Engineering
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
Motors Process Development Technician
Dyson Division: RDD
Department: Global Technology Development
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
From its origins in a small workshop in rural England, Dyson has grown into a technology company with a global footprint. While engineering remains at our core, our passion for problem solving across different disciplines runs throughout our business.
Our philosophy remains the same as it was 25 years ago when James Dyson invented the first cyclonic vacuum cleaner. We remain family owned. We don’t bow to outside shareholders or report to the stock exchange. Instead, we plot our own path, unshackled from conventional thinking.
We are looking for Process Development Technicians to work within our multi-disciplinary team to develop innovative, high performance motor technologies that meet or exceed our aspirations, enhancing the company’s technical advantage in its new products.
Build precision prototype motors and sub-assemblies following defined processes to give repeatable and reproducible results
Use precision measurement equipment and accurately record critical build and test data. Participate in gauge R&R studies
Manufacture high quality assembly fixtures using basic workshop machinery as required.
Develop assembly and manufacturing processes working in collaboration with Engineers and other Technicians
Carry out testing on prototype motors following documented processes, focusing on a thorough and consistent approach.
Build test rigs including basic electrical wiring, compressed air and fire trace to pre-defined schematics
Work to a tight schedule, prioritise workload and deliver on time
Support others in preparing and implementing motors into testing facilities
Adhere to safe working practices and lab rules, challenging others when required.
Pro activity seek to identify and implement as appropriate continuous improvement practices
Execute duties which support the department by scheduled maintenance, equipment checks, housekeeping
Undertaking peer reviews of others work providing constructive feedback informally or through reviews participation.
Autonomously drive programs of continuous improvement activities demonstrating a business case where required.
Take responsibility for a support function within the lab e.g. COSHH, Lab deputy, Equipment WI’s etc.
Ability to interpret and interrogate engineering drawings and documentation,
Detailed experience of complex assembly processes.
Practical and methodical approach to problem solving with a keen focus on attention to detail and timescales.
The ability to continuously improve the lab and its technology.
Excellent verbal and written communication to convey information in an appropriate and concise manner.
Demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, whilst mentoring / supervising others.
Maintain a positive attitude with the willingness to approach any task, display drive and enthusiasm to succeed.
Have a flexible attitude being adaptive to changing priorities
Display a basic competence of MS Word and Excel.
Good at building effective working relationships with internal customers.
Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate work for themselves and the team when needed.
Be proactive in your approach to the workload.
Continually assess the processes, recommend and implement improvements.
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Insurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon
Free on-site parking
Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
Private Medical insurance for all employees
Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents
Digital GP and prescription service
Electrical vehicle lease scheme options
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.