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Senior Process Development Scientist/Engineer - Battery Materials


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Milton Park

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. 

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for skilled 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 professionals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our vision of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Engineer within the Manufacturing Capabilities Team, to drive development of processes pioneered in research through to pilot scale manufacture. 

This role is a key part of the team that is going to succeed in overcoming these challenges by combining experience, engineering excellence, and clear thinking with innovative designs to keep Dyson at the leading edge of future product technologies.

Responsibilities include:

  • The review of unit operations and processes identified at a research level, and the development of these to reliable and reproducible process steps

  • Review of potential alternative and parallel technology methods to achieve the same aim

  • Identify potential methods of manufacture whereby significant cost or quality improvements could be realised

  • Working with partners and internal engineers to rapidly prototype solutions for trial & verification

  • To lead development projects with partners and collaborators for the prototyping and engineering of equipment.

About you

  • Experience working in the development of manufacturing processes for a broad range of applications including (but not limited to): Energy harvesting/storage / Medical devices/ Pharmaceutical products

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to quickly pivot based on evolving business requirements.

  • MEng or MSc degree in a scientific or engineering discipline

  • Experience developing processes or products

  • Material characterisation (SEM, Raman, Karl Fischer, etc)

  • Project progression – can demonstrate having taken a product/idea/process from research (early phase) through to prototype on a number of occasions

  • Stakeholder management including demonstrated decision influencing

  • Product & process engineering for quality & value with demonstrated improvements

  • Good understanding of the safety aspects of the proposed processes, and how these change with scale

  • Applicants for this role must have significant demonstrable experience in one or more of the aforementioned areas, specifically the development of critical processes ready for pilot scale manufacture.



  • 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, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon

  • On-site parking

  • 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 dependents

  • 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.