Power Electronics & Motor Drives Vacancies - All Levels

£Competetive + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday



Sometimes, making a technological leap forward means going back to the beginning. Since 1999 we’ve spent £150 million building a motor from scratch. Small, light and efficient, yet extremely powerful our motors are what enable our technology to be different and it’s why they’re protected by 20 to 30 patents, but the next generation demands new directions in Energy storage, robotics, nanotechnology and space-age materials. Our multi-disciplinary team which is led by some of the world’s best power electronics engineers know that only the most pioneering thinking will do.

Market Overview

The Motors and Power Systems group is a multidisciplinary team responsible for the development of Dyson Digital Motors and Lithium Ion battery management which power the next generation of handheld vacuum cleaners as well as the Supersonic, which is revolutionising hair care. As part of this group, we are looking to expand our Power Electronics capability and subsequently have a number of opportunities for power electronical and motor drives engineers of all levels to join this highly successful team.

Function Overview

Current vacancies include:

  • Power Electronics Engineers
  • Senior Power Electronics Engineers
  • Technical Leaders
  • Motor Drive Design Engineer
  • Motor Drive Control Engineer


Responsibilities may include:

•Ensuring the safety and reliability of Dyson products

•Taking technical responsibility for the power electronic content of a number of projects across different product categories ensuring their successful delivery.

•Actively identifying technical risks within projects and driving their resolution.

•Challenging where appropriate and developing best practice and process improvement across the business.

•Act as a subject matter expert across the business and across multiple projects

•Develop and train others either within your own or the wider team.

•Opportunities for line management responsibilities


Relevant Skills and experience may include:

•Degree or equivalent experience in electronic engineering or comparable discipline alongside significant industrial experience.

•In depth knowledge and experience in the design and development of motor drives / inverters / SMPS / power electronics products.

•Detailed understanding of device characteristics specifically IGBTs, MOSFETs and emerging technologies in in real-world applications.

•Excellent analytical skills and the ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences including senior management.

•Circuit simulation and analysis expertise (e.g. SiMetrix, SPICE or Matlab)

•Experience with PCB/schematic tools.

•Proven ability to design products for compliance with worldwide EMC/EMI standards.

•Knowledge and experience of thermal management.

•Able to provide technical direction.

Benefits Overview

If you’re keen to find out what an opportunity within Motors and Power Systems at Dyson may look like for you then please submit your CV along with a cover letter highlighting any relevant experience and explaining, why Dyson?

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.

Posted: 30-May-2018

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