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Lead Manufacturing Engineer


Operational Engineering
Hungary - Hungary Office

About us

Dyson began 30 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.

We've even branched out to improving commercial technology that frustrates us.  The Dyson Air blade hand dryer dries hands in less than ten seconds, it’s also the most hygienic and energy efficient hand dryer available. A fan, Air Multiplier, with no blades or grille and improve the quality of air in your home. We are always innovating and moving into new categories with latest forays into Hair Care with the Supersonic and Air Wrap that has taken the world by storm.

There are over 5000 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. Our teams will continue to grow as Dyson ramp up forays into different areas. 

About the role

Dyson are expanding their global supply chain footprint and are looking for an experienced Lead Manufacturing Engineer to join a small team on the ground in Budapest.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the installation of Production Equipment in Dyson’s CM within allocated timeframe.

  • Commission the Production Line and work with Contract Manufacturer to hit SOP (Start of Production) on time.

  • Work with the Contract Manufacturer to monitor the performance of the Production line(s) based on Yield, OEE, and quality targets.

  • Setup a Preventive Maintenance process / procedures with the CM to ensure maximum utilisation of the production line. 

  • Develop a culture of good Engineering practice and continuous improvement.

  • Play an active part to provide leadership within the ME department. To create and maintain a culture of high standards to meet the vision and mission of the ME department.

  • Proactively identifying technical risks within projects and influencing design teams in their resolution, often taking the lead in the design and testing of the engineering solution

  • Provide feedbacks to NPI team to improve on next generation of products.

  • Lead the team in establishing process validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ), work with supplier and CM to commission, and validate the production equipment.

  • Run experiments to define process margins using DOE.

  • Setup process monitoring in line with quality expectations; using key tools like SPC.

  • Maintain communication and status update to stakeholders.

  • Problem solving and root cause analysis of product failures.

  • Process optimization through breakthrough engineering solutions.

About you

  • At least possess Bachelor's Degree in Electronics, Electrical, Communications, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering.

  • Proven technical background and can work with minimal supervision.

  • Experience in developing and managing expenses and capital budgets

  • Experience in process validation, URS, DS, FS along with IQ/OQ/PQ. 

  • Have conducted extensive process charcterisation work using DOE.

  • Has operated in an outsourced environment; understanding the challenges and pit falls.

  • Process Control design and implementation.

  • Statistical tools application (Minitab / JMP).

  • Familiar with the rigor of NPI phases and milestones.

  • Good Written and verbal communication

  • Adaptable to change and a problem solving mindset.

This role would require travel between the Dyson office and the Contract manufacturer, which is located 2 hours from Budapest. For the first 6 months, you would be required to spend more time at the Contract Manufacturer. 

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.