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Manufacturing Engineer


Operational Engineering
Malaysia - Development 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. Our teams there will rise to more than 2000 over the next 2 years.

About the role

  • Develop new or revise current assembly/test methods to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Design new or review current production equipment/tester design.

  • Increase test coverage and reduce handling/test time.

  • To be actively involved in early product design development stage and produce a robust and efficient test package (time plan, method, tester and facility).

  • Define and improve equipment specification.

  • Equipment qualification based on IQ, OQ and PQ validation.

  • Manage manufacturing deployment and support operations in an outsourced environment.

  • Technically sound in providing, sourcing and evaluating technological solutions to each process requirement.

  • Ability to assess risks and opportunities at a given situation and translate it to project benefit in terms time, cost and quality.

  • Works collaboratively with other cross-function leads in attaining the project and business goals.

  • Travelling is required for when needed ( More than 30% per year ).

About you

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronic / Electrical / Electronics Engineering

  • Six sigma practitioner (Greenbelt / Blackbelt) is preferred

  • Extensive hands-on expertise with statistical software such as Minitab / JMP / Statistical Process Control (SPC) and MSA .

  • Experience in creation and management of CAPEX.

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Understand drawing requirement including GD&T & stack up tolerance

  • Knowledge on cycle time assessment (MTM )

  • At least 2-4 years of relevant experience in New Product Launch, including extensive knowledge of R&D Development Phases and their linkage to Manufacturing Engineering contributions.

  • Time management and interpersonal Skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Strong analytical approach and methodology in problem solving

Manufacturing Process and Equipment Development

  • Responsible for process integration and support of product/technology transfers

  • Drive integration and ramp-up of new technologies into production

  • Perform optimization and adaptation of process modules to optimize yield, cost and quality

  • Analyze complex technical problems and find solutions using methodical problem-solving Techniques

  • Support of production in case of line deviation

  • Define equipment specification and work with equipment maker to develop and install equipment

  • Monitor equipments fabrication progress and ensure equipments are ready on time


  • Develop, install, commission and maintain automation system

  • Support and train engineering personnel to assure thorough understanding of control system requirements

  • Control and improve automation process

  • Failure mode analysis of control systems

  • Analyze data and propose preventive and predictive maintenance tasks to improve equipment reliability and operation

  • Execute the appropriate change control documentation to assure the control systems are in a state of control and compliance

  • Contribute to software architecture design, development of software applications, and integration into enterprise systems when required.


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. #LI-AK

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.