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New Technology Research Engineer – Hair Care


Science and Research
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.

About the role

This role will work within the Hair Care Research team, reporting to the Head of HC Research in the UK.  Dyson HC Research develop new technologies for future hair care products as well as working to create entirely new product categories. It is the tip of the spear in our product development cycle but also supports those technologies through to integration on product. What gives Dyson our competitive advantage is our ability to measure success in pioneering ways. Our success in Hair Care is a direct result of developing novel, innovative metrics to ensure our technologies and products are making meaningful, measurable and perceivable differences in the lives of our customers.

We are looking for a candidate to continue this tradition and build our next generation metrics and methods that will be used to develop our newest technologies and keep us ahead of our competition.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop next-gen metrics and technologies in tandem with New Product Innovation design engineers.

  • Work autonomously and independently to scope and deliver technology and methods that push the hair care category forward

  • Turning consumer & technical insights into absolute, measurable tests

  • Conduct/support research with external institutes and universities toward future technologies development

  • Design, build, and test useful methods, and disseminate knowledge to groups at all levels.

About you

  • Experience with method development, design, build and analysis

  • Experience deploying test systems and controlling the data outputs from them

  • Practical, hands on coding experience in creating and supporting software for engineers.

  • Strong engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering (other disciplines with relevant experience will be considered)

  • Strong Statistical methods and design of experiments

  • Experienced and confident understanding and extracting useful information from academic papers/sources

  • Advanced knowledge of Matlab, LabView, or Python (or alternative coding languages)


  • 27 days holiday plus 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.

Interview guidance

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.