Maintenance Engineer

£20,900 - £34,000 per annum +15% shift allowance + bonus + pension + free onsite gym

Malmesbury, Wiltshire


The Dyson buildings in Malmesbury and surrounding areas require a dedicated team for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance. The team has a variety of competencies which enable them to carry out Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health building services improvements as well as manage the specialist subcontractors we engage with.

The team fully supports the day-to-day priorities that are the nature of our service with tasks ranging from the very technical to the sometimes menial. Each team member will approach these tasks with equal enthusiasm and professionalism.

The shift pattern will involve working 12 hour shifts on a 4-on/4-off shift pattern 365 days a year (including weekends and public holidays). You may also be required to be on-call for out of hour’s emergency response.

Market Overview

The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 1,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. From 2016, our HQ will begin doubling its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

Dyson’s facilities team looks after the nuts and bolts of Dyson – our places, spaces, inside and out. They’re a practical and a creative bunch, responsible for making sure that everyone works in a comfortable, creative, safe and productive environment. With new markets, offices and stores opening every year, that's a challenging task. They also work with our security team, keeping our secrets secret. Our daily environment can make all the difference, that’s why the facilities team works closely with every team and everyone from Directors to graduates, to make Dyson a great place to work. And there are plenty of exciting projects planned in that department.


  • Working as part of the Maintenance Team responsible for carrying out planned and adhoc work for the whole of Dyson site.
  • Fault finding  and identifying areas for continuous improvements and projects onsite
  • Driving best practise and a right first time work ethic


Essential Skills

The following competencies and qualifications are the minimum requirements of a candidate:

  • Work experience within a maintenance team in a commercial/industrial environment.
  • Mechanical competency to Registered ‘Gas Safe’ Competency for Natural Gas systems (Installation and Testing).
  • HVAC accredited qualifications equivalent to NVQ Level 3.
  • IPAF and PASMA qualifications for powered access equipment and scaffold access equipment.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Mechanical and Public Health building services.
  •  Basic IT literacy with the ability to compose emails (Outlook), schedule activities/equipment (Excel) and comprehend specialist applications/software to aid workflow (Windows).
  • An understanding of health and safety minimum standards with the ability to contribute to the continuing improvement of a safe system of work.
  • Candidates must be physically able to carry out relatively hazardous tasks (eg. working at height) and be willing to work 12 hour shifts on a 4-on/4-off shift pattern 365 days a year (including weekends and public holidays).  Candidates may also be required to be on-call for out of hour’s emergency response.
  • Full UK driving license with no endorsements.


Desirable Skills

The following competencies are not essential but desirable from a candidate:

  • Fabrication skills including experience with Oxy-Acetylene or Arc-Welding kits.
  • Ability to use fixed machine tools such as lathes, pillar drills, milling and turning tools.
  • Ability to use portable machine tools such as drills, grinders, reciprocating saws and crimpers.
  • Practical experience with pipework installations such as galvanized screwed, mild steel screwed, copper brazed or crimped, modern press-fit systems and plastics.
  • IOSH or equivalent Health and Safety training.
  • Recognised First Aid training. 
  • Other practical skills such as carpentry, joinery, plastering and decorating.

Benefits Overview

Dyson offers competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 10-Aug-2017

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