Description and Requirements

  • The main purpose of this business critical role is the generation of model making and assisting the SLA department with the final finishing of SLA prototype parts required for technology research and products.  

Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor..

Function Overview:

It’s one thing to solve a problem that’ll change technology forever. But turning that idea into a reality takes solving many more problems – and success is ultimately measured, not by the thinking, but by the product. Our Manufacturing department supports over 1,000 Dyson engineers worldwide turning ideas into groundbreaking technology. Involved early in the design, we identify materials, pre-empt production issues and find ways to build more efficiently. Yet robustly. From designing the machines, to the machines that build the machines, we’re helping to shape the future of technology. 


  • Primary responsibility - Hand finishing of SLA prototypes.
  • The main purpose of this role will be to support the SLA Department with finishing of prototype parts.
  • With the use of model making equipment to finish SLA prototype parts to a high quality and lead with preparing cutaway models.
  • To be a proactive member of the Product Prototyping Team and who offers practical ideas and solutions.
  • Key Dyson behaviours required include: Ingenious, getting the right answer by thinking hard and Fighter, getting the best result.


  • Qualified Model Maker
  • Experience in Additive Manufacturing Process (SLA/SLS)
  • PC skills, Excel, CAD
  • Good workshop practices/Ability to make one off prototypes
  • Experienced in Vacuum Casting (Desirable)
  • Accuracy
  • Communication
  • Ability to use initiative and work pro-actively
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • •        Ability to work unsupervised

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines