Deliver design solutions that:
Apply innovative problem solving skills to support the vision specification for new product concepts.
Champion great design to produce products that meet all performance and functional criteria.
Demonstrate a complete system approach to product layout considering discipline and product requirements.
Are reliable and fit for purpose to satisfy life requirements and to help achieve product guarantee periods
Comply with all relevant International Standards
Are innovative / novel with high value IP for Dyson products
Communicate clearly and effectively the results and project status to a broad spectrum of associated project members and senior management, including design reviews with James Dyson and/or Executive, as required.
Be responsible for delivering parts, assemblies and systems from concept and proof of principle through to developed prototypes and production.
Develop 3D CAD, engineering drawings and tolerance stacks for mechanical and electrical components and assemblies along with test rigs and assembly jigs.
Deliver designs, concepts and detailed ideas that are optimised for low cost, high volume manufacturing
Understand and apply engineering analysis tools such as FEA and hand calculations to develop concepts and validate designs.
Work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that the product performance, reliability and cost expectations are met, all within the planned timeline of the project.
Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency.
Education and experience:
A degree in a relevant engineering, science or product design discipline with a demonstrable level of industrial experience in the design and development of mechanical systems or products.
Minimum technical experience and knowledge:
Strong understanding in the use of 3D computer aided design (CAD) software packages.
Knowledge of manufacturing techniques of parts (moulding / machining / castings / stamping) and common issues with these with a broad understanding of material properties and manufacturing processes related to common engineering materials.
An ability to demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of mechanics and an awareness of the application of electronics.
Strong “design-for-manufacture” mentality to deliver cost effective, high performance, reliable designs for low to high volumes.
An understanding of practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing.
An appreciation of other engineering disciplines such as aerodynamics, acoustics, thermodynamics, and electrical systems.
Assembly supplier selection.
DFMEA, failure analysis/problem solving capability.
Demonstrable ability to create detailed prototype rigs for proving out performance and functional criteria