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Sustaining Engineering Manager


Manufacturing and tooling
Johor Bahru - Malaysia


This role will work in close partnership with our Contract Manufacturers to drive improvements in sustained operation, engineering and technology aspects of manufacturing equipment and processes required to meet the plant’s production volume, efficiency, quality, safety and cost objectives. Reporting to Head of Manufacturing Engineering, and directing a team of 3-5 Engineers, the Sustaining Engineering Manager will manage a manufacturing plant's sustaining engineering technology function, responsible for maintenance, optimization, and upgrade of existing manufacturing equipment to achieve plant’s manufacturing goals. He/ She will also participate in the purchase and install, start-up and validation of new equipment and/or processes as required to meet product specifications, requirements and manufacturing expectations.


  • Working in collaboration with our contract manufacturers, perform robustness evaluation/ audit and process/ equipment improvements for new manufacturing and technology processes 
  • Oversee contract manufacturers’ resource skill requirements, labour loading, prioritization of work and time allocation for sustaining engineering activities and projects 
  • Lead the end to end management of existing production programs, extensions programs and uplifts programs 
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is execute on all equipment in a timely and effective manner, ensuring repairs and maintenance are carried out to Dyson quality standards 
  • Responsible for scheduled and un-scheduled maintenance for existing and new manufacturing equipment and processes in a manufacturing plant 
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical problems pertaining to production machinery, equipment, and processes 
  • Coaches team members in successful integration of structured development processes, engineering and risk management methods to insure a project's technical and business success 
  • Capable of taking on and completing sustaining engineering projects as well as overseeing the work of team 
  • Coordinate and prioritize engineering change requests and/or deviations requests


  • Degree in Engineering with at least 10 years of manufacturing experience 
  • Must be familiar with GMP, ISO requirements, Six Sigma and LEAN principles 
  • Possesses solid, broad knowledge base of engineering fundamentals as applied to manufacturing equipment and processes with strong technical, analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills. 
  • Hands-on people manager with excellent financial skills for reviewing costs and preparing budget reports 
  • Builder of business, with growth mind-set


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. 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.

Closing date: 13 April 2020