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Senior Design Engineer - Research

Summary

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

About us


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.

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 looking for an engineer with a strong skillset in mechanical design and structural analysis. The engineer will work within the floorcare research team to apply their skills and experience to invent and develop technologies that enhance the company’s technical advantage in future products. He/she will drive research projects from initial conception, through the various technology readiness levels, and finally into NPD projects. As a senior member of the team, the successful candidate will also be expected to use their experience to mentor and technically advise the junior team members, and to implement new ideas to help in the continuous improvement of the team’s research capability.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team in advanced application and functionalities of CAD and structural analysis.

  • Assist other team members and mentor engineers of all levels in your area of expertise.

  • Generate innovative concepts for new technologies.

  • Design, build and test prototypes as part of a technology development project.

  • Identify potential research areas which would benefit from new technology development.

  • Present concepts to team and company leaders.

About you 

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline.

  • An advanced knowledge and proven track record of CAD and strong grasp of mechanical design principles (Siemens NX preferable).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical analysis, including FEA and modal calculation and simulation.

  • Proven ability to work autonomously with the responsibility to deliver to tight project deadlines.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability.

  • Persistent nature and an inquisitive attitude.

  • Good organisational skills - able to plan ahead and to prioritise tasks and co-ordinate with the work of others.

  • Experience of communicating and presenting complex technical content.

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • On-site gym

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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. 

Closing date: 05 December 2021