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Head of Graphics & Packaging


Design and Development
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

As part of a matrix Research Design Development (RDD) organisation, and within the Design Engineering function, the Head of Graphics & Packaging runs a large-scale team focused on the design and development of product colour, graphics, literature and packaging. 

Based in Dyson's Malaysia Development Centre (MDC) and our Philippines Development Centre (PDC), this international team provides the capability to pick up graphics and packing concepts from their UK-based counterparts and develop these into designs that can be efficiently manufactured at scale.  The Head of G&P runs the MDC- & PDC-based teams but collaborates regularly with our UK-based team to ensure a seamless transition as the work moves from UK to SEA. This means establishing shared goals and expectations, tools and processes - throughout the development cycle from the first milestone to the last. 

About the role

The Head of Graphics & Packaging is a people leader. They develop our capability in line with long term business needs: recruiting, coaching and developing our people and building the supporting infrastructure in our processes and our facilities. They set and explain the long-term vision, including annual goals and objectives. As the figurehead of a multidisciplinary department, they take accountability for the quality and timeliness of their team’s work, ensuring its productivity and cost effectiveness.

Working together with the Heads of Department across RDD, Operations, Commercial and Quality, they are influential in delivering a continuous portfolio of products across all of Dyson’s product categories. 

As a trusted RDD leader, the Head of G&P role models the Dyson values and fosters a high-performance culture. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design, organise and develop the team for sustainable long-term success.

  • Workforce planning. Attract, recruit and retain talent. Manage performance and develop our people.

  • Provide world class tools & develop effective processes. Set expectations for good practice.

  • Take responsibility for the rigour, quality and timeliness of the department's work.

  • Manage, review and authorise Engineering Change and Concessions.

  • Manage and prioritise our design and engineering resources to deliver maximum value.

  • Support the operational strategy of Design Engineering. Lead budget planning, manage spend and eliminate waste.

  • Support our manufacturing and procurement diversification strategy.

  • Identify and manage the team’s organisational interfaces, including teams in UK and SEA RDD, Operations, Commercial and Quality.

About you

As a people leader running a large RDD function, our Head of Graphics & Packaging plays a key role in the RDD leadership community, encouraging collaboration between functions and leading with a Dyson mindset. This requires our Head of G&P to hold broad competencies including technical, managerial, commercial and behavioural.

Key competency areas include:

  • Product development methodology, including the development of artwork, print and packaging.

  • Core design and engineering processes e.g. Requirements Management, Engineering Change Management, Risk & Issue Management.

  • Programme and project management.

  • Product lifecycle and content management tools, such as Teamcentre and Censhare.

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing people.

  • Managing performance and managing conflict.

  • Executing and implementing organisation and process change.

  • Managing operating expenses and maximising business impact.


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. #LI-DYSON

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.