Description and Requirements

This role sits within the safety team of our automotive function.

Market Overview:

As part of the £2.5 billion investment, Dyson acquired a 517 acre plot in Hullavington. This former Royal Air Force base, just five miles from Dyson HQ, will increase our UK footprint tenfold. We’ll be turning old hangars into futuristic labs and workspaces – creating a campus to rival those in Silicon Valley.

Function Overview:

We’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle – that’s no secret. It has remained our ambition to solve the worldwide problem of air pollution for nearly 30 years. Now that we have the ability to bring all our technologies together into a single product, we’re able to solve this problem at the source. For now, it’s all about finding the right people to make it all happen for 2020.

Accountabilities:

• The attribute owner shall fulfil the role of safety manager for Dyson vehicle programmes.

• The attribute owner in his / her capacity of safety manager has the responsibility to ensure that the feature owners deliver the required achievement of functional safety and both the functional safety audit and assessment result in an acceptance or conditional acceptance before release to production.

• Develop & maintain project metrics to ensure progress towards functional safety achievement is on track and, where not, highlight areas of deficiency.

• Work closely with the functional safety experts within the quality team to ensure alignment in planning & execution between departments.

Skills:

• Experienced practitioner in ISO262626 functional safety.

• Evidence of delivery on multiple projects.

• Experienced in project management to deliver an attribute across a complex vehicle programme.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Experience in motivating others in a matrix type organisation to deliver results to ensure delivery of attribute.

• Experience acting as functional safety manager on an automotive project is preffered although not essential

Benefits Overview:

•27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

•Pension scheme •Performance related bonus

•Life assurance • Free on-site parking

•Subsidized café

•Discounts on Dyson machines

•Private Medical and Dental