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Principal Acoustics & Vibration Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Science and Research
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

Our global reputation is priceless and it always hangs on what we do next. Dyson is a unique technology enterprise. We pioneer. Our biggest category today didn’t even exist a few years ago. Our next biggest category? That could be where you come in.
 

About us 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. 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. About the role The Position • The Associate Principal Engineer is responsible for the delivery of product level technical specifications across Global Technology Development for the project(s) they are allocated too. Normally working within their area of technical expertise (Acoustics and Vibration) there is also an expectation for someone at this level to embrace challenge in other areas • They will act as a technical leader working on projects at all stages of the product life cycle, working cross functionally by focusing on balancing specification and system performance in Technology Development, Design Engineering, Electronics and DDM. Job Purpose: • To technically lead and support Noise and Vibration function across RDD and the Dyson world. • You will be able to prove you have the ability to drive designs forward based on sound engineering knowledge and to ensure correct decisions are taken at all stages of the design process with regard to acoustics and vibration. • Working within a small team of like minded engineering problem solvers you will be responsible for the application of fundamental physical theories and pragmatic methods to provide noise and vibration insight, understanding and ultimately brilliant products to the business. • This will involve mentoring of design engineers and junior members of the Acoustics Team in best practise in terms of noise and vibration implementation in our extensive range of floor care and new products. About you Principal Accountabilities: • Reporting to Multi-disciplined Engineering Manager the successful candidate will be focussed on technology delivery to enable our next generation of products. • This will entail working on the acoustic performance of our class leading products from the concept to post production stage. • To analyse test results, summarise and communicate to other members of RDD including senior managers and directors and James Dyson. • Liaison with development teams to ensure an effective transfer of technology into our product range across the Dyson world. • Identify potential new research areas that would benefit from Noise and Vibration Technology development. Skills Knowledge & Experience: • A first degree in Mechanical Engineering, Noise and Vibration or Acoustics. Applicant holding post graduate qualifications are also welcome. • Five or more years experience in an analytical based company or consultancy, this vacancy would suit someone looking for their second or third position post graduation. • A proven structured approach to creative problem solving. • Persistent nature demonstrated by an inquisitive approach. Technical: • Experience of Noise and Vibration measurement hardware and software for data acquisition. B&K Pulse, MATLAB and Labview preferred but not essential. • A good working knowledge of MATLAB & Simscape • Good analytical ability and attention to detail Behavioural: • A highly driven individual who strives for accurate results in every aspect of your work. • The proven ability to work as part of a team or un-supervised to an agreed goal or set of deliverables is imperative. • A clear logical thinker with exceptional attention to detail. • Excellent team-working skills • A highly driven individual who strives for accurate results in every aspect of your work. • Ability to communicate at all levels in the department from indirect report to board level with confidence, accuracy and appropriate detail. • The proven ability to work as part of a team or un-supervised to an agreed goal or set of deliverables is imperative. • A clear logical thinker with exceptional attention to detail and relentless curiosity. Benefits • 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 #LI-DYSON


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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. 

Closing date: 20 December 2021