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Studio Engineering Lead


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Hullavington 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. 

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

Studio Design Engineering are responsible for building, managing and leading a high performing engineering functions within Design and Product Experience (D&PE), in additional supporting Colour, materials and finishing (CMF). With a strong combination of technical expertise and management skills, they drive performance and reviews with senior stakeholders , set priorities while taking accountability for the quality and timeliness of their work from CS2 all the way till the products goes into production.

Collaborating with cross-functional teams and senior management in both UK and SEA, to make impactful recommendations and decisions to develop user-focussed solutions that meet the design intent with design for manufacturing and assembly in mind. They are the role model the Dyson values and foster a high-performance culture.

Evaluate and propose assembly requirements for the project to ensure clear definition of boundaries and interfaces for other teams. Ensure adherence to best practices and work together with NPI/Research for key concepts to deliver back to design engineering for analysis on other engineering metrics.

Establish objectives for the team and monitor progress towards their completion. Collaborate with cross- functional teams to identify dependencies, risks and mitigation strategies. Assess, plan and agree activities. Manage tasks and projects in the team to meet schedules.

About you


Maintain accountability for the timely delivery and quality of the team’s work, including reviewing and signing off deliverables. Provide technical guidance and support to the team, fostering innovation and collaboration to help achieve the design intent of the products.


Assess the results of design iterations, such as engineering metrics, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Design For Manufacturing (DFM) and lessons learned, to evaluate design maturity and guide future design iterations. Monitor and report on project progress, providing updates to senior management and stakeholders.

Build Organizational capability

Lead or contribute to team, department or functional level change projects as needed, supporting efforts to enhance organizational efficiency or develop new capabilities. Ensure development plans of team members are relevant & stretching.



  • 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 

  • 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 dependants 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports 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.