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Model Maker - Operations Engineer


Operational Engineering
Malaysia - Global Development Campus, Johor Bahru

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people

About the role

Model Maker - Operations Engineer is responsible to create physical models of product blueprints through Polyurethane Vacuum Casting & Silicone rubber mould. The role will also collaborate with RDD on sample built, assembly and design requirement.

Primary role duties:

  • Accurately interpret and visualize preliminary designs and create models using Silicone Rubber Mould

  • Ensure Models & samples built are within specification & requirement.

  • Collaborate with RDD engineers to develop design concepts and functional prototypes for testing

  • Develop & document process technique for continuous improvement

  • Evaluate samples defect root cause & determine appropriate corrective actions.

Secondary/additional role duties:

  • Responsible maintaining good housekeeping in the lab & ensuring compliance with Safety & Health guideline in workplace.

  • Coordinate with external parties for outsource job, material purchases and machine services.

  • Review and compare technical specifications for new technology and machines.

About you

Previous work experience:

  • Minimum 6 to 8 years working experience in industrial design, engineering and prototype model making, SRM & vacuum casting operations, and product finishing working knowledge of core discipline.

  • In-depth knowledge in engineering plastic material - mechanical & technical data and capable of recommending suitable type of engineering  plastic material for mock-up, finishing that required for display and mock-up functional application.

  • Previous working experience in advanced and prototype engineering will be added advantage.

  • Intermediate knowledge of reading engineering drawings.

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

  • Intermediate knowledge of 3D CAD modelling

  • Familiar with plastic / metal part design and manufacturing processes.

  • Intermediate organizational and planning skills.

Specific technical qualifications/exposure:

  • Knowledge of engineering science and technology

  • Ability to come up with new ways of doing things.

Behaviours necessary for success:

  • Good time management skills on individual tasks and when coordinating work with other.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Ability to gather information & problem solve with a systematic, logical approach. This will often be for issues with no pre-precedent. Expected to be able to resolve problems effectively while managing stakeholders’ expectations.

  • Ability to provide independent opinions/viewpoints to a problem with sound evidence and assess multiple opinions/viewpoints independently, recognising evidence & able to determine technical direction in specialist areas.


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.

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.