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Associate Principal Product Performance Engineer


Science and Research
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing


The Technology Development department comprises of diverse groups of curious, world class engineering specialists. We are experts in our fields, and we ensure Dyson products are on the edge of what’s possible. The department encompasses specialist groups across different disciplines – Product Performance, Acoustics, Fluid Dynamics, Structural Dynamics, Thermodynamics. This role resides within the Product Performance group, which provides the technical analysis of oral appliance product performance. Such quantifying and optimising how well the product cleans teeth and removes plaque whilst providing premium comfort to users.  


This position is recognized as a subject matter expert and looked upon to provide technical leadership in the wider organization and location. This individual is expected to lead cross functional team to resolve technical challenges that can span multiple projects and/or products, while demonstrating effective technical management skills. As a technical leader for the team, this individual shall provide crucial inputs towards the long-term technology roadmap for the team. The ability to effectively communicate and possibly take a leadership role in preparing and presenting complex ideas, design concepts, proposal, procedures, project and technical reviews is considered critical for success in this role. It is also desirable for individual to be able to guide and mentor the delivery junior members of towards projects. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ​​​Organizational: 

    • As a pioneer in Brushing Performance for a new Oral Care Category, serve as the driving force behind advancing the team, while playing a pivotal role in project development and acting as a technical pillar for the team. 

    • Align Product Performance goals with the organization's technology roadmap to contribute strategically by understanding key parameters in brushing efficacy, providing crucial input to build models and work with verification teams on test methodologies. 

    • Identify and implement process improvements that streamline workflow, optimizing productivity and reducing time-to-market for projects. 

    • Foster Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Encourage collaboration between various technology development group disciplines to unlock innovation and synergistic opportunities. Collaborate with key stakeholders to contribute valuable insights and inputs for yearly goal setting, shaping the strategic direction of our department. 

    • Enhance team expertise by continuously developing the technical knowledge of the Product Performance Team to remain at the forefront of the field through training and knowledge exchange programs.  

    • Skilled in managing diverse stakeholders, resolving conflicts, and handling demanding. Stakeholders. 

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. 


    Technical skills: 

    • Deliver comprehensive system solutions for brushing performance in close collaboration with design teams, medical safety teams and Project Leadership Team, taking ownership of the process to ensure successful outcomes. 

    • Expertise in root cause analysis techniques and the ability to map out complex issues to propose potential solutions to these issues. 

    • Systematically gather information to establish facts and principles for solving complex problems spanning multiple projects or disciplines, even without precedents. 

    • Assess multiple technical viewpoints independently and determine the technical direction for projects/issues/risks. 

    • Strong organization and project planning skills to manage multiple high-priority tasks and resources concurrently. 


    Career development: 

    • Take control of your personal career growth by collaborating with your People Manager to establish a comprehensive plan that encompasses short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals. 

    • As a technical leader in your discipline, you will have the opportunity to manage the development plans and provide coaching to junior engineers, fostering their professional growth within the field. 


    Continuous Improvement: 

    • Expected to proactively identify areas of improvement and to propose and implement improvements in projects and processes. 

    • Proactive in collaborating with UK team to ensure a successful range of products in the oral care category. 

    Experience Required: 

    • A Masters degree in Aerodynamics/Mechanical engineering or equivalent, PhD holders are welcome to apply. 

    • 10+ years of experience in mechanical product analysis & development, preferably in the oral care industry.  

    • In-depth knowledge on the principles and application of statistical analysis. 

    • In-depth knowledge in the field of structural dynamics and experimental testing. 

    • Proficiency in utilizing Simscape and a solid understanding of 1D modeling techniques are desirable. 

    • Experience in hardware and software for measurement and data acquisition (e.g. Flow meters, National Instruments, FLIR, Electronics Tester, etc) would be useful. 

    • Experience in Image analysis would be useful. 


    We combine work life balance, access to the latest devices, and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit. It’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing ambition. 


    At Dyson Philippines, we invest in our people through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, to support whatever stage of life you are in and the moments that matter. Some of our exciting benefits offerings as follow:


    • 15 days of annual leave
    • 15 days of paid sick leave
    • 5 days of study leave
    • Opportunity to be an owner of a Dyson machine
    • Relocation support
    • Company paid life insurance for employees from day one
    • Company paid HMO from day one including eligible dependents
    • My Flexi Benefits
    • Employee Assistance Programme for employees and dependents
    • Complimentary lunch

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.