Description and Requirements

Specifically the Body Engineering Senior Design Engineer will create, package and release body structure, exterior parts and hardware components, support test and development from concept through to engineering release, working to the program milestones and timing. This includes integrating with the product team in an environment that promotes autonomy and initiative, requiring a flexible attitude with a desire to deliver quality, robust and innovative solutions and presenting to management to help guide development of the product.

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.

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.


Define component/system level targets based a combination of programme attribute targets, legal requirements, specific/generic design guidelines, and industry standard/best practice.

Concept and supplier selection via structured process.

Ensure failure mode avoidance (FMA) tools and processes (e.g. DFMEA) are applied to all components/systems.

Control the development of CAD data level maturity and compatibility via the “Virtual Series” .

Releasing of finished designs through internal releasing system to agreed timing milestones.


    Engineering degree in relevant discipline.

    Experienced in delivering relevant automotive component / system within OEM / Tier 1.

    Knowledge of Body and Trim System best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms.

    Experience of DFMEA, DFM and methodical problem solving skills.

    Knowledge of NX / TeamCenter would be an advantage.

    Experience of complete vehicle design and development.

      Benefits Overview:

      Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you will be invited to join the company bonus scheme, get 27 days annual leave and you’ll qualify for life assurance. You will also have access to our free on-site gym with regular fitness classes (subject to membership availability) and two on-site cafés which cater to a variety of tastes. 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.