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Lead Mechanical Engineer


SGD Competitive Remuneration package
Mechanical Engineering
Singapore - Singapore

About us

We are looking for Lead Mechanical Engineers to join Dyson Digital Motor (DDM) mechanical development team, which is under Dyson Global Technology Department.

About the role

  • Responsible for structure / airflow / vibration / impact / noise analysis of DDM mechanical components and assemblies from prototype to production.
  • Conduct performance (aero/noise) verification and other investigations to support project delivery on specifications.
  • Continuous improvement of quality and reliability. Responsible for DDM FRACAS (failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system). Support failure analysis, failure mechanism and root cause identification, and work with other teams (electronics team, quality team, engineering team etc) on design change, process improvement, quality control and corrective action implementation.

About you

Technical Skills

  • Very strong analytical skills, and also very much familiar with engineering simulation software, e.g. ANSYS, for structure / vibration / impact analysis.
  • A well-rounded mix of experimental, theoretical and design skills. Use of ad-hoc hand calculations and investigative experiments to evaluate the concepts/ideas and to support engineering decisions.
  • Knowledge and experience of precision machinery design or complex mechanical assembly (such as HDD, brushless motors, turbochargers, turbines or related) in areas of vibration, noise, rotor balancing/dynamics, thermal and wear/ tear are preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of using Matlab and Labview for signal processing are preferred.
  • Proven experience of creative and methodical problem solving.
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical properties, failure mechanisms and processing of engineering materials (such as steel, aluminum, zinc, copper, thermoplastic, thermoset and carbon fibre composite).
  • Proficient in Six Sigma methodologies, tools (DMAIC/DMADV/MSA/DOE/FMEA etc) and have strong data analysis skills.
  • Experience on bearing quality control and bearing related vibration/noise analysis, fault diagnosis is a plus.
  • Experience on aerodynamics and/or acoustics is a plus.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize key activities according to project deliveries.
  • Able to work in a self-motivated way as well as in a team.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate in a professional manner with all levels.
  • Strong “can-do” attitude. Demonstrate ability to work proactively and work under pressure.
  • Exposure to working in a cross cultural and international team would be advantageous.
  • For senior and above position, demonstrate the leadership on people management and/or technically leading the complex issues to be solved.


  • PhD/Master/Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience for senior position.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. 


Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.