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Packaging Engineer


Design and Development
Malaysia - Development Centre

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

The Graphics & Packaging Team is responsible for all graphics and packaging that are used in the manufacturing of Dyson products. The operation is split between the UK and Malaysia. The UK plays a strategic role in delivering these items, and the Malaysia team plays a tactical part. Together they deliver effective, cutting edge solutions to Dyson’s graphics and packaging.

Dyson Packaging Design team is responsible to deliver packaging solutions for Dyson's products and support the business in related tasks, which shall include in particular, but not limited to the following:

  • Key strategic thinker with a clear understanding of how to develop and present effective product package to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Working closely with NPI team on new product packaging development. Document packaging vision, defining development budget and setting agreed target cost to kick-off the development activity.
  • Identify and evaluate new packaging materials, technologies and concepts as well as emerging packaging trends. 
  • Design, develop and qualify of new packages through various test standards to ensure packages meet higher reliability standard within agreed budget and deadline.  
  • Ensure Packaging formats are investigated and rationalized to ensure they are fit for purpose and manufacturing process.
  • Generate and register packaging CAD drawings with full specification and requirement for execution.
  • Contribute ideas and participate in finding solution to resolve failures.
  • Working closely with SEA packaging team and various business functions to ensure packaging solutions deliver within agreed budget and deadline.

About you

  • The ideal candidate will have 3 + years’ experience with strengths proven to have the ability in managing packaging development projects.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Demonstrated design skills in product packaging, conceptual layouts and analysis. 
  • Thorough understanding of the product packaging development process and relationship to the product Lifecycle.
  • Strong interpersonal and project management skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems cross functionally and regionally.
  • Experience with designing product packaging for domestic and international distribution and supply chains.
  • Fundamental knowledge of product packaging development as well as primary packaging development including thermo-forming, blow-moulding, corrugated inserts, folding cartons, pulp tray and internal protective packaging.
  • Thorough understanding of design for manufacturability concepts used to optimize the overall performance and features of the final package. (Cost, Quality, Reliability, Manufacturability).
  • Thorough knowledge of packaging technologies and manufacturing processes. 
  • Proficient with 3D CAD systems.
  • Proficient in generating engineering documentations (technical drawings, shipping configuration, analysis report) Strong problem-solving skills, including root cause investigations.
  • Experience of all disciplines in packaging will be required, as well as a good understanding of current packaging test methodologies, regulations and directives.


Dyson 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.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.