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Operational Engineering Manager


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

The focus of Operational Engineering Manager primarily to manage a group of engineers and technicians to verify the design requirement in most safe manner. This role required to manage the people resource, capability, and lab capacity to deliver project needs to understand the risk and issues within the product. The candidate must be able to engage effectively with key leaders and their reports, inspirational drive the changes and demonstrate positive impact through the execution and implementation of good strategy.

  • Ensure people safety as top priority in any circumstances while effectively delivering the business needs.

  • Explore right tools and method to improve our utilization rate of test facility.

  • Keep monitor and deliver all the Key Performance Indicator within the team.

  • Cultivate continuous improvement as part of culture and influence team leaders to keep improve the way we deliver our task.

  • Cultivate safety culture within the team and keep high awareness on safe operations.

  • Emphasize 5s culture to ensure the efficiency and safety of people.  

  • Educate lean tools to all levels of the organization (Kaizen, 5s and etc)

  • Identify opportunity to improve overall operational effectiveness.

  • Control equipment, consumables or indirect material for testing and samples movement inventory to maintain the traceability.

  • Able to coach and guide a group people to keep improve positive working culture.

  • Keep inspire people with positive and impactful changes to increase team effectiveness.

  • Manage operational budget within the target and identify area of investment to improve our effectiveness and quality of output.

About you

  • Bachelor Engineering Degree with 5 years of lab management experience.

  • Mature, confident, and comfortable in dealing with a variety of contacts at all levels.

  • Good background on Six Sigma Methodology and Lean Manufacturing.

  • Self-starter

  • Outstanding presentation skills

  • Able to travel if required.

  • Good people management skills


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.