- Design and Development
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
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.
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
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional professional engineer to join our Prototype, Verification and Test organization (PVT) as an electrical engineer specialising in controls, instrumentation and automation. In PVT's Test Systems Design team you will play an integral part in designing and maintaining various industrial-grade special-purpose machinery and automated test equipment, facilitating fast development of world-leading and innovative commercial products. You will be responsible for all hardware aspects of design and specification of electrical and control content of machinery and equipment that is compliant to all applicable regulations. You will ensure good equipment design occurs from an early stage by ensuring design risk assessments to EN 12100 are done promptly and involve the relevant technical experts to ensure that the solutions that you deliver meet Dyson’s high safety standards and customer requirements.
The successful candidate will have a sound theoretical understanding of power distribution, low voltage circuits, safety circuits, sensors, and actuators, drives and VFDs, servo and stepper motors, PLCs, DAQ, SCADA, HMI, historian, bus-communication and integration of these complex sub-systems, ideally with work experience in one of the following areas:
Electrical control panel design
Control and data acquisition systems
Special-purpose machinery design
Experience of the following regulations would be desirable but not essential:
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
The Low Voltage Directive
Electricity at work regulations
Experience in software development for industrial hardware, or PLC programming, is also desirable.
Deliver electrical design work to projects, working alongside other technical functions within the team to ensure the correct solution is developed.
Work with the PVT team and external providers to deliver safe, efficient, and innovative test systems.
Work to make sure that all work is documented and contribute to the delivery of technical documentation that is required for compliance.
Use your expertise to innovate solutions to complex problems.
Specify, design and help to build electrical systems for test equipment.
Excellent communication skills working to strengthen connections between members of the global PVT and NPI test teams to ensure test rigs are designed with compliance in mind.
Work with other members of the test team to tweak processes in order to get a good balance between compliance and rapid development.
Fulfil any new activities that fall broadly into the role.
Work with minimum supervision and influence others in the test development function to support the development of a high-performance team.
Degree qualified in a relevant science, engineering or maths discipline
At least 3 years of professional experience in a related discipline
At least 1 year experience in EPLAN or similar electrical design package.
Experience in producing electrical designs that comply to EN 60204, EN 13489.
Experience designing and building bespoke and compliant machinery and/or control panels.
Sound understanding of electrical theory.
Experience in electrical commissioning and fault finding.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and provide clear advice and guidance to a diverse audience.
Demonstrable experience of working independently and as part of a team.
Highly organised, with a consistent yet pragmatic approach to process implementation.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work independently.
Experience in authoring technical documentation.
Can do attitude, with a proactive and solutions orientated approach.
Resourceful, energetic and motivated.
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Assurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory public holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham, Swindon and Bath.
Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
Free on-site hair salon
On-site lifestyle Assist
Electric vehicle scheme
Private Medical insurance for all employees
Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependants
Digital GP and prescription service
Fertility treatment support
On-site gym and sports centre
On-site wellbeing centre
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.