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Procurement Engineering Manager - Sensors


United Kingdom - Hullavington 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

Procurement Engineering is a new and exciting function that sits at the very heart of Dyson. Partnering closely with key stakeholders in NPI, Research and Engineering, the Procurement Engineering team support and develop the procurement and supply chain strategies that will help define Dyson’s future success. As part of the Global Operations and Procurement Team, Procurement Engineering lead and drive upstream procurement activity across all categories for new technologies and new supplier engagements. Procurement engineering work collaboratively alongside our Research and NPI Partners through the early stages of the NPI process to ensure we are building robust new supply chains that have optimum cost, quality and performance outcomes.


Lead procurement engagement with Research and NPI teams to ensure optimal value creation on new technologies and supplier introduction.

  • Manage assigned Procurement Engineering activity for new technologies and through the early stage sourcing process ensuring projects are set up to be completed on time, on cost, on quality.

  • For assigned projects, drive procurement alignment on optimum supply chain strategy, supporting investigation of the appropriate technology and supplier selection for development to achieve performance and commercial targets.

  • Effectively collaborate with cross functional project teams (NPI, Research, NPD, Operations, Quality, Finance, Manufacturing, Procurement, Commercial), driving robust and transparent decision-making, in support of Dyson’s product development process.

  • Develop and lead sourcing plans for commodities, ensuring strategic

    About you

    Demonstrable history of procurement success in new technology introduction, sourcing & supply chain in a fast-paced engineering environment

  • An experienced procurement professional with strong project management skills, and a strategic outlook

  • A highly credible individual with the ability to influence and manage key stakeholders.

  • A self-starter with the ability to drive procurement project activity in an efficient and organised manner

  • Resilient, collaborative, creative, attuned this individual demonstrates a clear passion for early procurement involvement and the benefits it can bring to a business

  • Experience in working with internal and external senior level stakeholders and in managing strategic relationships highly desirable


    27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

    Pension scheme

    Performance related bonus

    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.