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Engineering Technician, Product Testing

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Operational Engineering
Location
Singapore - Technology 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.

About the role

Search is on for candidates with a strong appreciation for science and technology to join Dyson, as Operational Engineering Technician, to allow the GPVT Test Operations Team to keep pace with Dyson’s ambition for incremental growth in product categories and product range in the coming years.

The right candidate can be excited with prospects of being able to support, in conjunction with Test Development and R&D Engineers,

  • development of new and unique test methodologies to verify product performance

  • stress testing of new product designs, fulfilling a desire to ensure delivery of a robust and quality product to consumers.

  • Investigate, first-hand, competitive performance

To do so, the candidate must be self-directed, comfortable with working across development teams & product offerings and be unafraid of getting their hands dirty.

Test Operations:

  • Assist Lab-owner/Operational Engineer in executing daily lab activities.

  • Ensure all the test activities are performed in accordance to prescribed test matrix and test procedures such as Dyson Test Methods and/or International Standards (IEC, ASTM, QB/T, etc.).

  • Assist in the preparation of test result summaries and reports.

  • Highlight observed test issues / test anomalies to the Engineers, supporting fault investigations and remedial action.

Test Facilities and Equipment:

  • Perform regular benchmarking of test facilities and report results to Engineers.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on all test equipment & rigs in a timely manner.

  • Support the development or modification of test rigs, fixtures and/or testing tools.

  • Ensure test equipment are calibrated within valid calibration intervals.

Workplace Health & Safety:

  • Maintain proper housekeeping in the test area at all times.

  • Enforce observance of health & safety regulations in assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Participate in safety audits, highlighting potential safety issues to Labowner/Operational Engineer/Operational Manager/H&S Manager for investigation and remedial action.

About you

  • Minimum Diploma in Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering or similar. Some experience with performance or quality testing from consumer electronics or regulated industries are plus factors, though not essential. Fresh graduates are very much encouraged to apply.

  • Good technical problem-solving skills and reasoning ability.

  • Ability to communicate effectively & clearly information or ideas at a technical level.

  • Possess the ability to apply simple mathematical principles and statistics to interpret and report results.

  • Self-motivated and a great team player.

  • Able to develop clear, efficient and logical approaches to work,

  • Able to adapt thinking, behavior and activities to changing requirements and situations.

  • Able to collaborate effectively across Teams, internal and external to Test Operations

  • Able to work on staggered time as and when required (eg. 9pm - 6pm, 1pm - 10pm)

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure we offer competitive salaries, management bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a career at Dyson. Leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. 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 progress, innovation 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.