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NPI Design Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Our New Product Innovation (NPI) teams are at the forefront of technology development. With over 600 projects ongoing at any one time, we are constantly looking to push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. With state-of-the-art facilities, and a fully collaborative approach to innovation, we are looking for engineers to conceptualise and develop products of the future.

About the role

As a Design Engineer within NPI, you’ll be working closely with other NPI engineers, Research specialists and product development teams to create and develop new technology, product formats and business cases for projects in our portfolio.

Working with some of the best minds Dyson has to offer, and presenting your ideas to members of senior management, you can be a key part in the invention and development of our future products.

About you

As a designer, you will initiate new product concepts and ideas, and identify market opportunities from a blank sheet of paper to deliver key pieces of complex technology that help to define the specification of next generation products. Producing mechanical designs across a range of device types and technologies from concept, through evaluation to New Product Development delivery. Collaborating with our suppliers to develop innovative, robust and scalable technology platforms.

At times you will use hand calculations and/or computer simulation to validate designs through the development process, backed up with lab-based testing, characterisation and validation. Analysing test results and communicating these with both technical and non-technical colleagues, constantly looking to challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve design quality.


  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent
  • Sound understanding of basic mechanical/product design principles and the development of products and technologies through prototyping and testing
  • Proven experience of delivering creative design solutions that improve upon existing product designs
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with work of others
  • Proven ability to communicate through a variety of media
  • Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of multiple tooling and manufacturing techniques.
  • A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes with pragmatic approach to balance cost and value

Reward and Benefits


  • Performance related bonus
  • Company paid Life Assurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Buy additional leave


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus
  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
  • On-site parking
  • Free on-site hair salon
  • Lifestyle assist


  • Private Medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Digital GP and prescription service
  • On-site gym and sports centre
  • Wellbeing centre

At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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.