Production Leader - Automotive


$ Competitive
Manufacturing and tooling, Automotive
Singapore - Singapore


Dyson has opportunities for Zone Leaders to join their growing Production Operations group, based at their Electric Vehicle manufacturing facility in Singapore.


Before Start of Production:

  • Learning and helping develop automotive assembly production processes as part of the UK based team building prototype vehicles.
  • Passing this process knowledge onto the wider production operations team through training ahead of pre-production builds and into start of production

After Start of Production:

  • Monitoring a group of operators within a defined zone during production activities to ensure adherence to ethics and safety procedures.
  • Motivating those operators to meet required production throughput levels while maintaining the highest possible quality standards.
  • Ensure quality of vehicles leaving the zone by way of repair or rework where possible, or prompt identification of the defect through the correct route where not.
  • Thorough knowledge of, and ability to complete, all processes within the defined zone to provide support, guidance and assistance to the operator team as required.
  • Ensure good housekeeping of the zone, meeting established 5S standards.
  • Coordination with Logistics teams to ensure parts are available lineside as and when needed to keep production flowing.
  • Be a leadership resource to team members, provide knowledge, experience, motivation, support and advice.
  • Escalate any issues impacting on quality or throughput that cannot be resolved to immediate supervisor without delay.



  • Nitec or equivalent in an Engineering discipline.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in a continuous production, industrial manufacturing environment; preferably on a high throughput, semi-automated production line.
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment; with good knowledge of lean fundamentals, and how these should be applied to manufacturing processes.
  • Must be willing to spend significant time abroad during prototype build stages.
  • Hardworking and able to get things done


  • Experience of an automotive assembly environment is beneficial but not essential.
  • Previous involvement in the ramp-up period of a new manufacturing facility would be advantageous.
  • Experience with high speed and high precision automation.
  • Experience in supervising semi-skilled direct labour personnel.
  • Previous experience in defining SOPs.
  • Previous experience with electronic configuration and testing systems.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.


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: 11 July 2019

Closing date: 30 September 2019