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Principal Engineer, Energy Storage Operations [Future Hire]


Operational Engineering
Singapore - Advanced Manufacturing

About the role

The main role of a Principal Engineer (PE) is to provide technical leadership, support and direction for the new process of the following Li-Ion Battery processes:

1. Principal Engineer, Assembly Process

2. Principal Engineer, Electrode Process

3. Principal Engineer, Formation Process

The role will be based in manufacturing facility and include support for start-up of a new manufacturing facility within the country of Singapore.

About you

  • Experience of manufacturing facility for Li-Ion Battery operation setup including installation of equipment, resource hiring/deployment.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in either one of the following:

    • Battery electrode manufacturing with solvent casting / extrusion of plastics;

    • Battery formation process with either Cylindrical or Pouch type batteries; or

    • Battery assembly manufacturing with either Cylindrical or Pouch type batteries.

  • Experience working on automation including equipment and process automation with ability to identify opportunities for continuous improvements. 

  • Ability to put together a schedule of project plan and articulating the plan to key stakeholders.

  • Ability to put together a package and summary of investment to support Capex and purchase orders generation with justification for finance review.

  • Sound knowledge of high-end automation design principles for mechanical and control systems.

  • Ability to work with external suppliers to identify and develop feasible manufacturing/automation solutions to support mass production.

  • Ability to understand facility/utility hook-up and safety requirements to support setup of new production line or factory.

  • Ability to lead Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) prior to handing over production line to operations in accordance with stabilised standards and putting all test data together into a review package for key stakeholders.

  • Ability to ensure resources including but not limited to manpower and materials are readily available to support timely and successful completion of projects.

  • Ability to lead and hold tough conversions with internal and external parties to support problem solving.

  • Preferably skilled in data analysis (JMP, Minitab) with Black Belt or higher in Six Sigma training. Good understanding of quality tools and 6-sigma concepts e.g. CpK, GR&R, DMAIC, SPC with ability to apply these across projects.

  • Basic understanding of LEAN manufacturing concepts and ability to apply these concepts.

  • Ability to deliver results under pressure and tight timelines and to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.

  • Work in high pressure rapid development environment.

We would like to invite candidates to submit their resumes to register their interest in exploring this opportunity with us.


Dyson Singapore 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.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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.