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Design Engineer


Design and Development
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Dyson began twenty one 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, Japan, Europe and Australasia. 

There are over 4000 in the world and we’re all inventive and hugely passionate about what we do. At our Development Centre in Johor Bahru, Malaysia & Singapore there are almost 1600 of us, a mixture of engineers and support staff, we are Dyson people that are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. Our teams there will rise to more than 2000 over the next 2 years.

About the role

  • Proactive and innovative problem solver, design and develop products / technologies that to meet or exceed technical specification, cost, time, safety, reliability and quality requirements.

  • Enjoy challenges and ability to use a blend of software, electronics, mechanical and control system expertise to problem solving and offer innovative solution to technical challenges on day to day basis. 

  • Enthusiastic in design, develop and build a working prototype rig at early stage of design and development to demonstrate solutions to particular issues that are to be resolved. Accept failure and learn from failure.

  • Collaboration with manufacturing, quality as well as contract manufacturer teams and provides support to the manufacturing related activities to ensure high quality products are delivered to end customers. 

  • Work closely and team up with several of engineers and specialists from all technical discipline around the globe to ensure solution obtained meet product requirements. Optimistic, candor and positive mind-set to accept criticism. 

  • Take an active role as a key driver to ensure that all engineering problems are resolved thoroughly & validated through appropriate test methods; development of new test method might require when necessary. 

  • Adoption of the established Dyson cultures, design methodology, engineering best practices & discipline to deliver robust design solutions in agreed timeframe; time management is crucial. 

  • Collaboration with global RDD team efficiently and effectively to ensure accurate hand-over of knowledges, tasks and actively participates in design review including with executives. 

  • Participate in design review and provide robust design solution as required.

About you


  • Good Degree (3.0 or higher) qualified in an Engineering or science discipline, preferably sensor control system, mechanical, product design mechatronics, electromechanical & etc.

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in product design & development environment – direct involvement in plastic and metal parts design.

  • Good skill of 3D CAD (preferably NX), good understanding of engineering fundamentals, drawing standard and GD&T. 

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate work with others.

  • Competent hands on practical skills and a good understanding of team specific activities.

  • Display a level of initiative and pro activity to resolve difficulties and problems.

  • Good understanding of prototyping, product verification testing and hands-on problem solving.

  • Good communication skill. Fluent in spoken and written English. 


  • Good experience in product R&D, familiar with product development processes and best practice.

  • Good knowledge and hand-on experience in sensor integration design, sensor fundamental & control system is a plus.

  • Ability to use statistical tools such as process capability, DOE, design for six sigma in the development and improvement of products.

  • Good knowledge and skill in robust design such as tolerance stack analysis, DFM and FMEA.

  • Good understanding of various manufacturing processes and techniques such as plastic injection molding, spray painting, metal stamping & etc.

  • Basic knowledge of control system.

  • Basic knowledge of basic programming, C++, MATLAB, LabView, Python & etc.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, ability to conduct root cause analysis and provide tangible solution for decision making.

  • Responsible for managing self-performance and a small team within own function, driving team engagement, way of working, supporting individual development and team player.

  • You’re driven, confident and ambitious. You take responsibility and accountability and are willing to take on a challenge.

  • Working experience in sensor, filtration and purification industry.


Dyson Malaysia 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.


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

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.