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Senior Product Verification Engineer - planning the tests to solve the problems others ignore

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Design and Development
Location
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

​About the role

Senior Product Verification Engineers need to have a deep technical knowledge of our current capability and be able work with the project teams on the technical needs of the product to ensure the right test at the right time.

They are responsible for identifying the capability and capacity gaps to outline and plan the test methods and test facilities to assess the product requirements as well as reporting out on test readiness, test results and product technical risks of new complex projects.

As part of the Dyson Test Team, you will play an integral part in determining how, when and where we verify new technologies and products to ensure designs are robust to real world conditions and achieve performance and satisfaction targets.

You will:

  • Lead and project manage development projects in terms of performance and robustness verification testing, with deep knowledge of both in-house and internationally recognised test standards.

  • Work with and alongside research, design and marketing teams to identify and develop the verification strategy for new products and review new and existing methods to assess and improve our designs and technologies.

  • Understand the technology in the products and by guiding the test strategy influence the product design decisions ensuing we develop 5 star products/products that solve real world problems/the best products/solve products that others ignore.

  • Collaborate with test engineers and technicians in UK and South-East Asian to prioritise and plan development of performance and robustness test method & equipment development and operations.

  • Review and present test results (including statistical techniques where appropriate), conclusions and advice to project teams, senior managers, marketing and legal team in product stage gate reviews.

  • Evaluate and align requirements for product development working with the design and technology teams.

  • Guide other verification engineers on verification plan and reporting out risks.

  • Specify, design, build, and develop tests and equipment alongside test rig architects to enable the required testing.

  • Partner with external test houses to ensure alignment and to supplement our in house capability.

About you

  • Ideally, you should have a degree (or equivalent) or related field or equivalent experience and a passion for project management and engineering.

  • Your communication and presentation skills must be exceptional: you are able to translate and communicate complex technical information (example: lead technical reviews presentations) to project & research teams, managers and heads of departments as required.

  • Comfortable bridging gaps between departments and functions to understand how they relate.

  • Able to identify and understand product requirements at multiple levels of the design and their connections.

  • Experienced in project or technical risk management for example FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis).

  • Been exposure to testing environments.

  • Practical experience of leading projects and have excellent organisational skills: you are able to plan ahead, to prioritise tasks and to co-ordinate the work with others.

  • Finally yet importantly, you also should be comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity and enjoy solving problems (technical, project and people).

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus.

  • Company paid Life Insurance.

  • Discounts on Dyson machines.

  • On-site gym and sport centre.

  • Competitive pension scheme.

  • Flexible benefits program with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the option to purchase additional holidays.

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory public holidays.

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

  • Free on-site parking.

  • Subsidised café providing endless free coffee and tea and a free lunch.

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees.

  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and dependants.

  • Digital GP and prescription service.

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