Senior Safety Attribute Engineer

£Competitive, benefits include - 27 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension

Malmesbury, Wiltshire


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

Market Overview

Malmesbury is tucked away in countryside famous for the landmarks of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. A charming Wiltshire market town doesn’t sound like the place to develop world leading technology, but it’s just right for us. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent–minded.

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.


Main Duties/Responsibilities may include:

•Responsible for vehicle performance in your safety area.

•Act as key interface to structure teams for all aspects of safety attribute including cascaded targets & validation methodologies.

•Manage tests for systems / components within this scope with help from test Engineers.



•Experience working in the field of vehicle safety

•Calm, detailed focused individual

•Experience of use of formal problem solving methodology (e.g. 6 Sigma, 8D, PSS) to find root cause and resolve complex issues.

•Good interpersonal skills and able to integrate with wider commodity delivery teams.

•Good negotiation / persuasion techniques

•Experience in project management / test planning


•Experience working in delivery of specific are of safety attribute

•Experience working in delivery of interior trim commodities

•Wider safety commodity experience.

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: 1-Mar-2018

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