Senior Quality Engineer - Automotive




Dyson offers unique opportunities for talented and experienced Senior Quality Engineers to work in the Quality Team working on our Electric Vehicle. These positions will be based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K. 

Market Overview

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.  We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

Function Overview

Dyson products are built to last, as well as perform. To do this we invest heavily in performance and reliability testing, building our own machines to test our machines. 24 hours a day, seven days a week we put them through their paces. We analyse data and customer feedback, relentlessly improving product safety, reliability, usability and customer satisfaction. Each generation of Dyson technology must set the benchmark for the next. And with so many new categories on the way, our Global Quality & Reliability team will need to be more inventive than ever.


  • Drive the execution of the quality plan in the PMT

  • Ensure the delivery of quality requirements into product specifications whilst supporting the Programme Module Team

  • Ensure the delivery of quality deliverables and product quality targets in the milestone process

  • Coordinate the deployment of requirements into the operations and procurement activities

  • Support the supplier selection process

  • Monitor and report on product creation via. the quality planning process internally and in the supply chain

  • Lead the resolution of quality problems found in the pre-production phases

  • Assist in the development maintenance of the Quality Management System


  • Experience of operating within automotive quality management systems (E.g. IATF 16949, VDA 6)

  • Demonstrable experience of automotive Product Quality Planning processes (E.g. APQP, Maturity Level Assurance)

  • Practical knowledge of quality assurance and problem solving methodologies used of the automotive industry (E.g. 8D, 6-Sigma, Kepner Treygoe, SPC, DoE)

  • An ability to demonstrate a thorough approach to reasoning and problem solving

  • An ability to work in both a cross-functional team environment and independently

  • Experience of the management of a small team of Engineers

  • Ability to orchestrate work across a number of different components / systems simultaneously

  • Experience of quality assurance in the supply chain, manufacturing and assembly

  • Experience of New Product Introduction across one of the following areas: Body & Exterior, Interior & HVAC, Chassis & Drive Systems, Electrical & Electronic, EV Motors & Power Systems

  • Good analytical ability and attention to detail

  • Demonstrate strong motivation to get the job done

  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format

  • Ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas, in line with core Dyson values that would result in great Dyson products

  • To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organised manner

  • Excellent team working skills. A creative and agile mind, and a desire to develop your design and development skills in a fast pace environment

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: 18-Dec-2017

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