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Design Engineering Manager, Battery Pack (Energy Storage)


Design and Development
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

From its origins in a small workshop in rural England, Dyson has grown into a technology company with a global footprint. We have offices from Auckland to Zurich, via Singapore, Moscow and Chicago. While engineering remains at our core, our passion for problem solving across different disciplines runs throughout our business. We're a diverse workforce made up of people with different Dyson behaviours.

Our philosophy remains the same as it was 25 years ago when James Dyson invented the first cyclonic vacuum cleaner. We remain family-owned. We don’t bow to outside shareholders or report to the stock exchange. Instead we plot our own path, unshackled from conventional thinking.

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.

Being a pivotal role in the concept to production of a Dyson Designed Cell puts the Development team at the heart of this exciting journey. The Team will translate early concept directions into fully developed, optimised & validated solutions to make at high volume for the next generation of Dyson products.

About the role

This role houses the ownership for the Battery Pack design assembly, electrical integration and constituent parts.  Being the junction point for the cell technology and the physical requirements, this accountability means delivering a solution to meet aspirations of both.

A successful candidate will have the communication skills to translate technical feedback whilst empowering their own team to translate requirements into design prototypes and production object. Reporting to the Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager, the role will encompass Design and Mechanical Accountability, Object management, Team leadership and Technical communications.

  • Ownership of CAD specification, Structure and Design Requirements to ensure the Pack meets Form, Fit & Function – Develop & Drive design requirements to resolution to ensure a smooth transition to production

  • Accountability of the Virtual cell form ensuring the tolerance system and assembly sequence delivers high yield, low cost solutions.

  • Deliver a mechanical solution to meet requirements of safety, reliability and robustness for the end application. Work in tandem with the Application Engineering to realise Engineering samples and customer deliveries.

  • You will be the Mechanical subject matter expert and primary point of contact for all Design enquiries, advice, support, training and coaching. This will be enhanced through frequent and effective engagement & communication with the relevant management teams.

  • Ensure all pack level approvals are met in conjunction with the Applications team and compliance engineering.

  • Build and develop a Design & Mechanics team to deliver novel technology into service. Mentor and support engineers to build capability, solve challenging problems and deliver continuously to the highest safety standard.

  • Provide innovative Design advice - support the operational management to identify balanced solutions and opportunities to meet overall energy storage objectives.

  • Own Pack Design information for Energy Storage, including any significant recommendations or incidents, and advise the company on risk and a proportionate response.

  • Build and manage relationships with internal departments, external regulators, industry bodies within Energy Storage.

  • Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate handover, either from other teams within the UK or Far East.

  • Be an ambassador, vocal advocate, influencer and presence for Battery Pack Development.

  • Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency.

  • Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to build a network of connections both upstream and downstream within Dyson.

  • Ability to work sensitively, discretely, and effectively across Dyson.

About you

Experience / Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience of leading Design Engineering technical matters.

  • Experience working with hardware development and production

  •  An ability to demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of design process and an awareness of the application of Cells, Modules and Pack systems.

  • A broad understanding of material properties and manufacturing processes related to Cell engineering materials.

  • Experience of working within a Battery powered programme a strong advantage.

  • People management experience.

  • Strong organisational skills with a methodical and detailed approach.

  • Persistent approach to problem solving and an inquisitive nature

  • Must demonstrate a passion for working for Dyson.


  • Appreciation of relevant Battery technology or battery products across the industry.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.

  • When required, travel to other Dyson facilities in Asia/UK for project engineering build support.

Qualifications / Professional Memberships:

  • Educated to Degree level (scientific/engineering based)


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.

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.