- Design and Development
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
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. The successful candidate will be required to take a pivotal role in the Design team, leading a team of colleagues to bring products from concept to mass production.
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 a Senior Design Engineer to join our multi-disciplined team to work on our next generation of Haircare products. At Dyson we develop new technologies to dry and style hair, solving problems that others ignore. Our Haircare engineering team has been the driving force behind our success with recent products such as Supersonic & Airwrap, joining the team will give you the opportunity to be a significant part of the next generation of products.
We work as a collaborative team with disciplines focused on end style performance, user experience, structural integration, airflow, heat and power delivery systems. We are solving problems for people globally and we design for a diverse range of user needs and hair types. We user trial, research and design in order to develop prototypes, test rigs and test methods that demonstrate our technology, intuitive features and performance deliver a truly authentic and better design.
Senior Design Engineers will be expected to:
Deliver sub-assemblies to production on time, cost and to specification
Manage and lead others to achieve common goals a part of a team
Develop detailed specifications and design requirements for interdependent systems
Identify and design test requirements to replicate anticipated usage and optimise products to be robust and high performing. Develop strategies to gather the required data for target setting.
Manage the building of functional prototype products suitable for testing, review and demonstration
Perform and review analysis on test failures and develop efficient solutions
A degree in a relevant Engineering or Science discipline or equivalent
4+ Years of experience in a relevant role, working on complex and challenging technical problems
A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes
A practical and methodical approach to design using an iterative development cycle of prototyping and testing
Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of engineering and technological disciplines, with examples of how you have utilised those
Proven examples of developing a technically challenging design through leadership of others
Experience working in a 3D CAD design environment
The skills to communicate your ideas to others within your team and across a business
A demonstratable desire to constantly improve yourself including evidence of self-development
Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate your own time
Evidence of training and developing others – either direct reports or indirectly
Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of manufacturing techniques
Examples of delivering projects to production, ideally with Contract Manufacturers
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Assurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon
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.