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Senior Commercial Manager


Johor Bahru - Malaysia

About us

Dyson Malaysia is currently looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to be based in our development centre in Senai, Johor.
The Senior Commercial Manager will be tasked to develop and manage the product allocation strategy which will align with overall Contract Manufacturing Commodity strategy to support all Dyson products. The position will manage all commercial contracts, cost and claim negotiation with suppliers while working with cross functional teams to ensure smooth operations with our manufacturing partners.

About the role

  • Key liaison and PIC (person in charge) to manage the relationship between Dyson and the assigned suppliers / contract manufacturers. 
  • Manage, communicate, and drive any regular and / or ad hoc tasks with the suppliers / contract manufacturers, and ensure satisfactory objectives are achieved before deadline. 
  • Manage, communicate, and drive any regular and / or ad hoc internal Operational / Commercial / Financial / Engineering / Project / Technical discussions and ensure objectives are achieved that are in-line with Dyson’s best interest. 
  • Review / Respond / Resolve any inquiries / tasks from both internal or external in a timely and satisfactory manner. 
  • Proactively provide strategic advice to the management team so proper business / operational decisions can be made. 
  • Provide guidance and leadership to both internal and external parties in achieving targets relating to Dyson Commercial. 

Key deliverables:
  • Dollar amount saved from the Contract Manufacturer spend vs target (3% per annual currently). 
  • Communications, presentations, concise data, accurate.
  • Tasks, issues, communications are completed within the given timeframe, while achieving the objectives. 
  • Demonstrated leadership by providing meaningful resolutions, foresee potential issues and guide both internal and external parties in resolving these issues. 
  • Management of both Commercial and internal relationships.

About you

  • Degree in Engineering with at least 10 years’ experience within the procurement function. 
  • Strong commercial background within a Manufacturing/ Engineering environment.
  • Experienced in dealing with OEM/ EMS/CM vendors. 
  • Understanding and experience of SEA procurement & legal regulations.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Capable in planning and project management.
  • Strong business acumen, ability to analyze data and spot anomalies. 


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just 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, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing 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.