Packaging Manager (Automotive Supply Chain)


$ Competitive
Singapore - Singapore


Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager, the role will lead the implementation of the inbound and returnable CKD & Packaging Logistics strategy for the Dyson EV. As we look to towards SOP a concept to delivery solution for our component supply chain flow requires definition and implementation. This presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who wants to drive a significant impact on the way logistics is traditionally viewed within automotive and is focused on being instrumental in delivering a world class solution.


  • Develop and manage the material flows and working methodology in cohesion with function group strategy for inbound, component supply.
  • Deliver the packaging solutions within the agreed capital and operating costs.
  • PFEP (plan for every part) ownership and implementation.
  • Develop and Drive packaging solutions for the safe and efficient transport of inbound parts through a multi-mode supply chain solution
  • Develop the cross functional approval processes for all packaging solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in and compliance.
  • Deliver solutions that meet the environmental aspirations of the programme.
  • Drive continual improvement in the way the team operates across the business.


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of strategic packaging development and senior stakeholder management.
  • Managing packaging within an ex-works logistics solution, incorporating ocean and air freight logistics flows within an Automotive OEM environment.
  • Contract management, SLA implementation and outsourcing.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely to Senior Management.
  • Understanding of the requirements of both one way and return material packaging flows, that balance the core attributes of quality, cost, delivery, safety and the environment.
  • Ability to develop operating metrics to drive performance.
  • Confident in presenting strategies with required analysis and business cases
  • SAP experience preferred or experience with a similar ERP/ MRP system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively cross functionally with a wide range of stakeholders including purchasing, material planning and manufacturing.
  • Lead the sign-off of packaging concepts with external partners in line with supplier / plant requirements and ensure health and safety is incorporated into design via good ergonomics inclusion.
  • Experience of packaging for ocean shipment consolidation and allow cost effective solutions.

Personal Attributes:

  • Delivery focused - with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks and time efficiently.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong leadership characteristics.
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Resilient, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ambitious, self-reliant and intrinsically self-motivated.
  • Unquestionable personal and professional integrity.


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.

Posted: 07 June 2019

Closing date: 31 July 2019