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Principal Facilities Electrical Engineer


Singapore - Advanced Manufacturing

Role: Principal Facilities Electrical Engineer

Location: Singapore, TBA

Reporting to: Senior Facilities Manager

Type: Permanent


Responsible for providing technical support and execute to Dyson’s Estates strategies to ensure safe and efficient functioning, and optimal utilization for a specified function or region of Dyson

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting Department Head in planning, coordinating, and implementing electrical operation and maintenance of facilities.
  • Subject matter expert in electrical power distribution (HT /LT/UPS/generators, etc) and other electrical installation (lightings/VFDs/motors, etc). 
  • Responsible for Controls covering BMS, Instrumentation, PLC, DDC etc
  • Proficient in code requirements for HT/LT power distribution design and installation, testing & commissioning and maintenance
  • Participate in technical review for new power distribution and electrical installation and provide feedback in ensuring sustainable operation and specification fulfilling the needs of the operation, business goal and objectives.
  • Compliance with safe work procedure, risk assessment, and site established safety protocol for any electrical work activities.
  • Responding and troubleshooting on electrical related interruption/incident, in root cause identification, corrective, and preventive action in the shortest period. Able to collaborate with various stakeholder in resolving the issue amicably.
  • Provide leadership in guiding and training new hires and technicians in ensuring working knowledge is kept relevant and updated to industry standards.
  • Create new and review existing electrical system Operating Procedure and Risk Assessment.
  • Participate in Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control on the electrical system.
  • Perform FMEAs (Failure Model and Effect Analysis), eliminate a single point of failure and mitigate supply interruption risk.
  • Established effective monitoring, measurement, and analysis system for evaluating the performance of electrical operation and maintenance in meeting set KPIs. Recommend and implement improvement/changes where appropriate.
  • Lead, schedule and coordinate planned shutdown maintenance on power distribution across stakeholders in minimising impact to manufacturing operation while fulfilling code requirements. 
  • Implement, execute, review, and improve maintenance programs such as preventive maintenance; corrective maintenance on electrical distribution system in ensuring maximum system uptime and reliability can be achieved.
  • Maintaining good system records such as system design, drawings, commissioning reports, manuals etc.
  • Perform investigation when system operation deviates from initial operating baseline. Report and document findings and perform corrective action where applicable.
  • Maintain good maintenance records for traceability. Set priority, follow up and rectified defects identified promptly.
  • Digitization on operation and maintenance workflow in improving productivity, data management, and maintaining a ready-to-audit status. Analyse data in getting an insight on system performance, efficiency, and identified potential improvement. 
  • Explore the use of IOT devices in automating workflow, data acquisition, improving productivity and data management. Analyse data in getting an insight into system performance, efficiency, and identified potential improvements.   
  • Track power distribution consumption and capacity. Set trigger for system review and proposed plan for system upgrade in meeting production demand.
  • Work with various stakeholders in providing detailed design, and technical support on electrical related implementation for expansion or new technology introduction.
  • Participate in change management review for new processes in identifying hazards and ensuring existing facilitation compatibility and meeting the regulatory requirements.
  • Support EHS team in internal, external, and regulatory audits.
  • Lead in APAC Energy Efficiency Programme


  • Minimum 8 years of experience in manufacturing, Semiconductor / Electronic industry preferred
  • Master/Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Min 5 years being the registered Energy Manager
  • Engineering background on operating, commissioning of power distribution systems, from HT transformer to LT circuits or having a LEW license will be of good advantage.
  • Strong understanding of problem-solving tools, analytical tools, and statistical methods.
  • Stakeholder management skill; engage internal & external stakeholder alignment and decision-making
  • Calm and effective in any situation.
  • Can work independently or as part of a team with various cross-functional departments.
  • Self-motivated, strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Displays a high level of commitment to responsibilities.
  • Hands-on experience in day-to-day operation and maintenance is essential
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, ideally including MS Project

Interview guidance

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