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Motors Engineering Intern - Malaysia


Graduates, Interns and Apprentices
Malaysia - Development Centre

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.

Our scale and rapid growth make Dyson rich in new opportunities. We value new ideas and diverse perspectives, so our people are trusted with real work and responsibility from the outset.  You’ll develop fast and have the chance to move into different business areas and regions.  And you’ll be part of a global network of like-minded people – a community that supports and learns from each other.

Through development and investment in technologies Dyson is expanding into taking its core Floorcare business to the next level. To facilitate the development of a new and exciting product opportunity we are broadening our expertise, growing our Engineering teams in both size and capability. Electric motor is an integral part of our machine performance for bringing together the programme and engineering teams to deliver the product vision through balancing the machine specification, delivering and managing the motor to meet machine specification

About the role

We are looking for a Motors Engineering Intern who will be responsible for management and delivery of motor technical study of Dyson Floorcare cleaner head tool motor with guidance and supervision from Motor Engineer in MDC. This will require regular interaction with the wider team to ensure robust specification and subsequent on time delivery. The correct candidate will have a strong working knowledge of electric motor, mechanical assembly apprehension, testing design and methodology, and hold broad understanding of theoretical as well as practical engineering application. This role includes working with the cross functional team and presenting to senior management to help bring value and guide development of the cleaner head motor. Some of your tasks could include:

  • Develop an understanding of brushless DC (BLDC) motor Accelerated Life Test Methodology (ALT) study for real on-going project with aim to reduce testing duration and cost while meeting reliability requirement target with high confidence

  • Apply ALT methodology outcome onto existing BLDC motor life test to verify objective and target set

  • Generate Project Charter by defining project aim, scope, time frame and support/resource required

  • Create project time plan with detailed breakdown activities and manage each task progress in timely manner

  • Carry out research on ball bearing design construction, gather information on bearing life calculation equation, identify factors/limits of ball bearing reliability and construct a failure tree diagram that list all potential ball bearing failure modes

  • Carry out motor dyno test, tear down activities and arrange temperature rise testing to determine cooling flow required to maintain motor bearing and winding within safety target limit

  • Perform free body diagram calculation on motor bearing loads based on in assembly (cleaner head) usage condition

  • Communicate with Test team, Motor supplier to deliver accelerated life test jig including execution plan for accelerated life testing at supplier site

  • Reports to Senior Motor Engineer on project deliverable status and technical risk discussion on daily basis

  • Present study’s conclusion to stakeholder in Project Wrap Up Presentation and highlight lesson learnt/recommendation for future improvements

About you

Working at the forefront of technology is tough so standards and expectations are high. You’ll be contributing to live projects from the start so you’ll need to be curious, hungry to learn and ready to get stuck in. But it’s not just about technical expertise. Our internships are competitive and delivering the next generation of Dyson technology is tough, so you’ll need to:

  • Be studying towards a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Mechatronics or other relevant disciplines

  • Able to commit for 6 months and graduating by Q3 2024

  • Self-starter and able to work independently

  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information, both in writing and verbally

  • Confident leading meetings and ability to evaluate technical problems to ensure clear direction

  • Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams

  • Possess hands on practical workshop skill

  • Basic knowledge in Magnetism, Thermodynamic heat transfer and basic fluid flow

  • Basic knowledge in basic statistical methods – Basic statistics, Process capability, Regression is a bonus

  • Basic to intermediate skill level in MS Office (Including Excel, Project and Visio) package usage

  • Basic skill level in Minitab statistical tools

  • Basic skill level in CAD tools such as SIEMENS NX, Unigraphics

For your application to be considered, please upload 1) your detailed resume and 2) transcript (all semesters inclusive) in a single file together with your online application.


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.