At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We're creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we're hugely passionate about what we do.
Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented 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 individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.
About the role
Reporting to the Senior Electronics Manager you will be assigned to a project where you will work with the product team to design and build prototype electronics.
Work with the different product teams to gain an in depth product understanding, while using their expert knowledge of the latest technologies to create innovative electronic systems and solutions.
Develop the concept, debug it, prove key technologies and demonstrate designs are robust, cost effective and fit for purpose for a high volume manufacture environment, through detailed laboratory testing, simulation and analysis prior to handover to the development teams.
Document all phases of the design, use source control and progress tracking tools.
The team adds electronics (hardware, firmware and software) to prototypes to make them come alive, to understand the technology, use cases, requirements and aim to de-risk the progression from prototype to product.
We support all areas of new product innovation - robot, environmental care, lighting, floor care etc. We parachute into these teams to solve problems, so excellent people skills are required. We are the consultants and experts brought in to solve problems and make it work, fast.
Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline with a demonstrable level of industrial experience in a relevant industry.
Wide breadth of knowledge and experience in Prototyping and research
Dealing with vendors of new sensors, semiconductors and other technology
Working in or with multi disciplinary teams
System design and architecture
Understanding of a wide area from mechanics, sensor physics, electrical safety to Thermal, EMC and UI design
Robust design, FMEA, Design for manufacture, Safety
Excellent teamworking and interpersonal skills
Self starting and the ability to work independently
Good communication skills (written and oral)
Ability to supervise others (e.g. Dyson Institute of Engineering Technology students)
Good analytical ability and attention to detail
Multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organised manner
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks
Performance related bonus
Company paid Life Insurance
Discounts on Dyson machines
Competitive pension scheme
Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays
27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon
Free on-site parking
Private Medical insurance for all employees
Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents
Digital GP and prescription service
Electrical vehicle lease scheme options