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Associate Principal Painting/Coating Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Operational Engineering
Location
China - Shanghai Office

Associate Principal Engineer – Painting/Coating

Dyson began fourteen years ago with James Dyson and a handful of engineers questioning everyday products, thinking differently and making them better. We are now the world's number one vacuum cleaner manufacturer in the UK, US, Tokyo, Western Europe and Australasia.

We've even branched out to improving commercial technology that frustrates us.  The Dyson Airblade hand dryer dries hands in ten seconds, it’s also the most hygienic and energy efficient hand dryer available.

There are over 5000 of us in the world wide and we’re all inventive and hugely passionate about what we do. Dyson people are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes). We’re creative, collaborative, practical, enthusiastic and resourceful. But most of all we’re passionate about what we do.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

To coordinate with all category teams & understand the Painting requirements. To provide the best solution to the category teams without compromising quality. To coordinate with all contract manufactures for jig & mask & Painting process development. To prepare the risk analysis report for new projects & share with CM & RDD team. To improve paint system performance, quality, uptime and cost. To have capability to set up the Robot & Fix gun program. Should have excellent knowledge about Painting jig & mask design & have capability to add more innovative ideas. Should have excellent knowledge about painting process trouble shooting & root cause analysis. Should be able to work in high pressure situations to manage multiple priorities and expectations To develop innovative ideas for cost reduction. Should have knowledge about paint development, shade matching & color approval process. Communicate & cooperate with Paint Suppliers on usage optimization, formulation compatibility, paint performance & quality issues. Should have knowledge about CSR requirements in Painting process. Should have knowledge and deep understanding on laser etching, pad/thumbo printing, PVD, NCVM, Anodising, Coatings etc to develop new technology to support R&D requirements and establish the process development in Contract manufacturers

Essential:

  • Bachelor degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or any Engineering discipline.
  • At least 8-12 years of working experience in Plastics Painting Process (Auto Process) together with knowledge in PVD, Pad printing, Lazer etching, Polishing/Buffing, Anodizing, Coatings etc…
  • Proven record in managing contract manufacturers for process improvement and cost reductions
  • Exposure and Experience working in OEM culture focusing on new developments/technology
  • Candidate from Electronics manufacturing services preferred.
  • Familiar with Lean, Six Sigma methodologies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills                                    
  • Problem solving with analytical skills able to question and challenge when needed
  • Team player and good at communicating with all levels
  • Flexible for business travels (Less than 40%) and Drive with in the country.

Person specification:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Mandarin is a must
  • Good interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Proactive and self-starter.
  • Understanding Paint drawings and paint reliability process.
  • Aptitude for trouble shooting and problem solving.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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