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Lead Electronics Outsourcing Engineer


Design and Development
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Dyson solves the problems others choose to ignore, developing disruptive technologies requiring even more complex electronics to deliver an increasing product portfolio. We are growing fast, and our ambition is boundless – more products, more locations, and more people.

About the role

The Lead Electronics Outsourcing Engineer role involves electronics module requirement capture, specification generation, sourcing & selection, manage outsource module development, verification, and qualification.

Requires in-depth knowledge and experience of outsourcing electronics modules, work in multi-disciplinary project teams to proactively resolves complex technical issue and ensure product launch according to target timeline.

Providing technical guidance to others, works independently, receives minimal guidance

  • Manage new part/assembly/module sourcing activity, including; requirements capture, sourcing and selection, qualification, validation and compliance.
  • Work closely with different RDD engineering teams, to generate the modules outsourcing requirements
  • Lead the outsourcing activity for RDD engineering teams during in the early product design milestone.
  • Ensure close and consistent working interaction with procurement team is always maintained
  • Work with New Product Development (NPD) teams to ensure the integrity and clarity of engineering drawing requirements, ensuring that all expectations are communicated effectively to supporting suppliers.
  • Interact with NPD teams to ensure suppliers are involved in development and review of specifications to promote design for manufacturability.
  • Work closely with supplier, electronics engineer and approval team to make sure part/assembly sourced is compliant with required compliance certification.
  • Undertake part/assembly failure analysis, promoting cross-functional team approach with electronics engineers
  • Work closely with quality and reliability team, to capture quality/reliability issues and generate robust solutions
  • Familiarity with electronics component industry and generate good working relationships with part manufacturer representatives.
  • Support a number of associated activities as a technical resource or SME, such as:
    • Developing the required jig or fixture for part/assembly evaluation test.
    • Part/assembly Evaluation ( including stress and robustness testing)
    • Supplier audit during supplier qualification
  • Responsible for managing part/assembly/module EOL issues.
  • Manage alternative part for single source part/assembly/module.
  • Understands risks associated with a project; monitors these and suggests mitigation plans
  • Act as a role model and provide technical leadership & support
  • Ensure the safety and reliability of all Dyson products
  • Challenge & develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve technologies/design/product quality
  • Ensure accurate data capture of important design decisions, and risks management, to enable efficient design transfer across global teams
  • Mentor Graduates and Engineers
  • May participate in recruitment activity

About you

  • Degree qualified in a relevant electronics discipline.
  • At least minimum 6 years’ working experience, preferably in electronics hardware design and development engineering.
  • Working knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout software such as Mentor Graphics.
  • Knowledge of technical rigour in the aspects of power electronics, battery management and thermal management.
  • Experience creating technical documentation such as Specification, technical drawings, System block diagrams, etc.
  • Experience with standard electronics laboratory and test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, AC source, power meter etc.
  • Experience in EMC troubleshooting is essential
  • Working Knowledge of electronics solution design and development process.
  • Good commercial awareness with pragmatic approach to balance cost and value with quality and reliability
  • Understanding of Product Life Management (PLM) systems
  • Methodical & organised approach with attention to detail & accuracy
  • Ability to work independently or as an effective team member
  • Capable to deliver high quality results within tight time deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Candidate capable in Mandarin speaking is preferred.


  • Dyson 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.

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.