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Motor Drives & Advanced Controls Manager


Design and Development
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing

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

  • Lead and inspire a group of highly motivated engineers with a varied skillset through complex and demanding projects including design, analysis, and verification. You will derive plans, deliverables and be responsible for your team delivering them on time and on spec.

  • Collaborate on a local and global level with a mix of stakeholders around the business as well as other engineering departments and counterparts in the UK, Malaysia and Singapore.

  • Be able to lead the successful completion of production related activities such as GR&R tests to validate the correct functioning of equipment within the given specification.

  • Generate high-quality test reports and presentations with all data and findings from all work undertaken.

  • Coach and develop a team of engineers through their career development.

  • Assist, or lead where required, other engineers within the team with the creation and review of documents such as design schematics, design notes, FMEA, Failure analysis reports, technical review documents and part approval to ensure the lessons learned from manufacturing are captured.

  • Be free to travel when required to Singapore and local suppliers’ sites to complete or support validation and complete or support FRACAS investigation work.

  • Be able to apply your skills to other areas of work and tasks within the business as may be required of you on occasion for the benefit of the wider team. This could include but is not limited to, supplier liaison for issue resolution or audit, engineering design work, test rig building, and production equipment commissioning.

About you

  • At least 8 years of working experience in the related field, of which 3 would be in a management capacity.

  • A good first degree in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience of equivalent-level working in production, test and validation environments.

  • Design knowledge and experience in a range of aspects of electronics including some of the power electronics, motor control, software or verification.

  • Experience of managing a small team of engineers being responsible for their work and time.

  • Strong communication and team working skills to be able to form a bridge between multiple teams of different disciplines working on a single, integrated product across multiple global sites.

  • Strong technical analysis skills and an ability to use standard laboratory equipment to set up experiments and to take precise measurements of motors and mains-referenced control systems to aid performance analysis, fault-finding and completion of GR&R testing.

  • Strong statistical analysis skills to be able to gather data from multiple sources, including your own testing, to calculate such things as trends, drifts, and probabilities to identify performance against specification or to show where things are starting to go wrong.

  • Be flexible and open-minded to respond quickly to changes in project priorities. Be able to demonstrate sound theoretical knowledge, reasoning, and problem-solving skills in engineering.

  • Be able to clearly report progress and results in-person during meetings along with producing a high standard of written documentation of your work.

  • Proactive and persistent nature demonstrated by an inquisitive approach.

  • Be a creative thinker and problem solver; highly self-motivated and self-reliant with enthusiasm for motors, power, control systems, and Dyson products.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory.

  • Experience of line management.


Dyson Philippine monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, 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 fueling and realizing 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.