- Design and Development
- Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters
Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to design and develop market leading products for the global market. Working in our world-class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to develop products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors. In order to do this, our Design Managers are challenged to develop products that meet or exceed the technical specification, cost and time requirements set. Design Managers are expected to drive for results using a flexible, challenging and diligent approach.
In 2022, Dyson launched its Wearables category with the flagship air purifying headphones, the Dyson Zone. We are looking for a Design Manager / Senior Design Manager to support in-market products as we continue to aggressively expand into this exciting new opportunity area for Dyson.
This position is based in Singapore, in St James Power Station, reporting directly to the Wearables Category Director.
About the role
Focusing on Category profit and loss, identify activities to enhance return on investment for in-market products to maximise profitability.
Identify and prioritise ‘lifecycle projects’ (LX) for in-market products. These projects should improve profitability, reliability, customer experience, and/or supply-chain resilience.
Deliver the above projects through leadership of a cross-functional team (mechanical, software, hardware, quality, operations). Depending on the candidate, we may look to establish a small team of direct line reports to support the scale of the above projects.
Work with Commercial teams to develop a vision for product range in each market, balancing the needs of markets with asset depreciation.
Collaborate with Category Planning team to provide insight on revenue opportunities (both strategic and tactical).
Work with the Supply planning teams to ensure market volume requirements are met and NPD is launched efficiently to the markets. Represent Category at supply planning forums to manage inventory in markets.
Prepare content and chair monthly Category Lifecycle Meeting; an executive forum attended by senior Dyson business leaders.
Key interfaces – Engineering Directors, Quality Category Heads, Operations, Supply & Demand Planning, Commercial GTM, Portfolio Management & Category Heads of Department.
Degree in Engineering or Science or demonstrate equivalent experience.
Strong proven track record of project delivery and design leadership
Strong understanding of manufacturing, operations, and inventory planning.
Understanding of Commercial ranging and portfolio planning.
Effective at global working.
Willing to travel between UK and SEA, as well as ad-hoc travel to Dyson market teams globally.
Strong ability to lead teams and influence for results across organization.
Excellent command of written and spoken English.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Competent at presenting to the most senior levels of the business.
Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.
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.