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Senior Research Engineer - Mechanical

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Research Engineering
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

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.

We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our approach starts with an engineering mindset and different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas – unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way.

Our research and testing enables us to pioneer new technology by continuously improving and developing our machines. The team is hands-on and integrated, which means you’ll be fully involved in the development process.


About the role

Within Dyson Research we define what’s next and look to continually push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re at the very start of the new product ideas chain, working to develop the technologies that enable the products.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Research Engineer to join the highly successful Motors and Power Systems team within the Research, Design and Development (RDD) department. Within this team the successful applicant will be working on the mechanical design of our Dyson Digital Motors (DDMs).

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver robust design solutions that fulfil the fundamental design requirements
  • Generate design requirements and identify risk areas
  • Develop 3D CAD and engineering drawings for mechanical components and assemblies along with test rigs and assembly fixtures
  • Understand and comply with relevant International Standards
  • Be responsible for delivering parts, assemblies and systems from concept to proof of principle
  • Develop innovative and novel concepts with high value IP while considering freedom to operate
  • Create new, and improve upon existing, best practices and processes within the team

About you

  • Capable of performing hand calculations to provide initial design direction and confidence in simulation results
  • High level of knowledge of 3D computer aided design (CAD) software packages
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Understanding of physical failure methods and approaches to root cause analysis
  • Understanding of design verification approaches and ability to define suitable test methods
  • Able to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal formats
  • Be able to carry out structural FE analysis of components and assemblies
  • Able to work with a variety of multi-disciplinary project teams

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of power system design, including motors, transmissions and energy storage solutions 
  • An appreciation of other engineering disciplines such aerodynamics, thermodynamics, CFD analysis and electrical, electronics and electromagnetic systems
  • Experience using Siemens NX, ANSYS Workbench and Siemens Teamcenter
  • Able to carry out simple modal, thermal, rotordynamic and impact analyses of components and assemblies
  • Appreciation of statistics and robust design techniques
  • Understanding of materials science and manufacturing processes
  • Capable of performing tolerance stack analysis on complex assemblies

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines


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