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Operations Manager


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 6000 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

  • The role is to lead an operations team at Category Level to deliver new projects into production on time on cost and on quality and to ensure that on-going production demand is met.

  • The role will lead a team of experienced operationally focused project managers/leaders who are responsible for the coordination of cross functional teams. These cross function teams are to deliver, monitor and implement all actions related to the implementation of a challenging engineering project into mass production.

  • To drive adherence to the manufacturing plans for the products that have entered production.  

  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate strong leadership with clear hands on approach in delivering the objectives by using proven project management and influencing skills. They will have the responsibility in to overcome all obstacles in ensuring the projects are delivered to time, cost and specification.

  • A key attribute for the ideal candidate is to have complete understanding of all aspects of transferring a project from the design phase into mass manufacture and the obstacles that are encountered.

  • Competent risk and issue management including effective escalation, executive summary, and clear data based recommendations for decisions making and expenditure.

  • This role is required to challenge all teams in driving improved performance in all aspects of operations management and notably the results in achieving consistent manufacturing quality and output post SOP

  • To ensure that best practice manufacturing systems are being used, and to continue to challenge how we operate within the factories.

  • Once in production the team is responsible for maintaining the high standards of Dyson products on a daily basis.

About You

  • At least 10 to 15 years of working experience in relevant industry (preferably in an electronics manufacturing environment, and handling project/program management), and to have held at least one senior position for the last 5 years.

  • Project Management – Proven Experience/Formal Training.

  • Excellent communication skills with superior command of written & spoken English.

  • Team player with a strong level of commitment to project deliverables.


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.