Senior Homologation Engineer

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

Malmesbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Description

These roles sit within the Vehicle Integration 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 650 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.

Accountabilities

  • Lead planning and delivery of vehicle approval for your designated global market or markets;
  • Liaise with the Government departments to fully understand and implement the process required for vehicle approval in your market, along with lobbying for potential legislative updates or interpretations, if required;
  • Define any processes required to gain approval or for post-production reporting;
  • Support Director-level discussions and reviews with the Chief Engineer of the company.
  • Provide information and guidance to all levels of engineering staff regarding compliance in your market;

  • Develop in-house test reports for use by the engineering teams to assist with compliance testing, beginning with early concept designs.

Skills

  • A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines or experience will be considered);

  • Experience working for an automotive OEM, technical service, type approval authority or engineering consultancy specialising in this area;

  • Previous experience in automotive approvals with a detailed knowledge of vehicle type approval in your market. Experience of other global markets would be a bonus;

  • Proven experience of being instrumental in delivering vehicle approval programs for your chosen market

  • Confident leading cross functional meetings and ability to evaluate technical problems to ensure clear direction;

  • An understanding of a typical automotive milestone process and the level of compliance that can be expected through that process;

  • As a minimum, an awareness of ISO 26262 and the process to achieve Functional Safety compliance;

  • An understanding of ISO 9001 and how it influences the ability to achieve vehicle approval;

  • Ability to present in front of large audiences and communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information to project members from multiple disciplines;

  • A good working knowledge of MS Office and MS Sharepoint;

  • Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of engineering teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment;

  • Be a self-starter with an ability to work independently;

  • Ability to identify and act on a particular area that requires attention;

  • Work flexibly with the ability to apply themselves to a task outside of their normal job description, if required;

  • Excellent team-working skills with an ability to interact with all of the engineering teams in a positive and constructive manner;

  • Ability to travel within or outside of the UK to support meetings, negotiations or testing, possibly for a number of weeks.

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: 6-Feb-2018