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Test Technician


Design and Development
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing Office

About us

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals for a permanent Motor Drives Engineer position in our Philippines Advanced Manufacturing and RDD facility. Being part of a small but growing team, this role combines supporting the existing family of Dyson Digital Motors and associated products with the analysis and validation of new motor projects in the runup to the start of production. This will involve characterisation, test and analysis of motors, power electronic drives and control systems to help to ensure that the final products meet their performance specification before and during the active production lifecycle.

You will be joining the Dyson Motor Drives & Advanced Control (MDAC) team within the Dyson Global Electronics Hardware organisation. The MDAC team forming part of the wider Motors and Power Systems Group focuses on researching and developing cutting-edge electric motors, drives and control systems for integration into existing and future Dyson products from concept design to fully automated production.

About the role

  • Execute test activities according to documented test processes.

  • Acquire, manage, analyse, and interpret test data.

  • Assemble & configure test rigs to perform electronics hardware testing.  

  • Ability to identify faults and issues within test assemblies and implement appropriate fixes. 

  • Respect safe working practices within a laboratory test facility. 

  • Good organisational skills to ensure testing is performed to strict deadlines. 

  • Work closely with the Lead Verification Engineer, collaborating with a diverse group of stakeholders including Motor Drive Engineers, Control Systems Engineers & Software Engineers in the UK, Singapore & Philippines. 

  • Assist other engineers, within the team, with the creation and review of documents such as design schematics, design notes, FMEA, Failure analysis reports, technical review documents and part approvals. 

  • Be able to apply your skills to other areas of work and tasks within the business, as may be required of you on occasion, for the benefit of the wider team. This could include, but is not limited to, engineering design work, test rig building and production equipment commissioning. 


About You

  • 2 years vocational course, certificate course or equivalent experience. 

  • Appreciation of a range of electronics disciplines including some of: power electronics, motor control, battery management, analogue, digital and sensing technologies. 

  • Be comfortable in a laboratory environment and have working knowledge of common instrumentation such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, and power meters etc. 

  • Comfortable with the use soldering equipment for modification of PCBs and/or the building of test/wiring looms. 

  • Some experience in fault finding electro-mechanical systems, repairing them and suggesting improvements. 

  • Be flexible and open-minded to respond quickly to changes in project priorities. 

  • Be able to demonstrate sound reasoning and problem-solving skills in engineering. 

  • Be able to clearly report progress and results in-person and by producing high quality written documentation.  

  • Proactive and persistent nature, demonstrated by an inquisitive. 

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory. 

  •  Proficient use of data analysis tools such as Minitab and MATLAB. 

  • Familiar with the operation of NI TestStand. 

  • Some PCB design experience. 

  • A reasonable understanding of test automation. 

  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of electromagnetic machine operation. 


  • HMO coverage. Health & wellness is one of our priorities, immediately available for you & dependents so no waiting for employment regularization

  • Up to 20 days annual leave based on employment service + 15 days medical leave

  • Dyson product gift upon employment regularization, and discounts on Dyson machines

  • Exposure to a broad and diverse range of Dyson activities from research through to manufacturing and global sales for Dyson projects

  • Career development and growth in a global team


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.