Human Factors Design Engineer

£Competitive + 27 Days Holiday, Pension, Bonus

Malmesbury

Description

Reporting into the Consumer Experience team lead, the Consumer Scientist will sit within a team of other specialists covering all facets of consumer behaviour and product experience.

Market Overview

Dyson is a fast paced environment with high demands on quality and novel innovation. It is known for its fresh approach to Design. The successful candidate needs to thrive under pressure and be able to deftly juggle priorities and flex to the dynamic and agile environment that comes with this creative setting.

Function Overview

The Consumer Experience team are the lynch pin between all other functions driving most action at the front end of innovation; setting the benefit strategy and defining the white space opportunity for USPs across a number of categories. Critically, this team set the right technical measures and work packages to qualify a product and by going beyond diagnosis of specific behavioural symptoms they are able to drive a long term platform for desired product experience that inspires Dyson technologists & Designers to step change performance.

Accountabilities

The consumer scientist will be responsible for the implementation a variety of consumer centric design techniques to drive insight and importantly product specification requirements across multiple categories.

As part of the Consumer Experience Team, you will have the unique opportunity to be at the centre of Dyson, defining the benefits for our customers. You will be in a position to utilise your creative approach in a new and growing team, which in turn means fantastic opportunity for your career progression.

Within this role, there is huge scope for development and implementation of new techniques and approaches to numerically assess and drive product design development and optimisation. The role calls for a self-starter with plenty of creativity and technical mastery in equal measure.

Dyson is a fast paced environment with high demands on quality and novel innovation. It is known for its fresh approach to Design. The successful candidate needs to thrive under pressure and be able to deftly juggle priorities and flex to the dynamic and agile environment that comes with this creative setting.

Skills

  • Consumer Science or Consumer Centric Design experience with knowledge across qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and analysis.
  • Ability to lead and implement single or multi-stage research projects delivering to the required standards and demonstrating a strong competence of technical skills.
  • Ability to design (qualitative and quantitative) research to meet project objectives, produce good quality data and interpret/model the data into clear results and recommendations.
  • Demonstrate a growing expertise in at least one discipline of Consumer science/centric design and a foundation of expertise across multiple disciplines.
  • Develop effective relationships across functions (Research, Design, Marketing & Consumer Insights) ensuring that the work is in line with the overall project scope and priorities.

Benefits Overview

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. 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: 13-Mar-2017

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