Procurement Manager - PCBA


RM Competitive
Johor Bahru - Malaysia


Based in Johor, Malaysia, Dyson has an opportunity for an experienced PCBA procurement manager to manage & coordinate PCBA materials & costing with cross functional partners as well as contract manufacturers. You must have experience in cross-functional leadership and intensive experience in PCBA management, electronics components knowledge and PCBA operations understanding.


  • Full commercial responsibility of PCBAs for defined product categories.
  • Dual source activities - Work closely with commodity managers and engineering team (RDD) to implement alternative components/solutions for circuit board design.
  • Component qualification coordination - Follow up closely on qualification of PCBA alternative components to mitigate supply risk & as part of cost down activities.
  • Manage Change Requests (CR)/Deviation Requests (DR) and PCBA ISIR qualification at contract manufacturers.
  • Responsible to work with commodity managers to build up commodity strategies based on product category requirements and needs.
  • Key focal person to manage PCBA contract manufacturers’ CTB (Clear-To-Build) materials readiness to support project time plan. Coordinate with commodity managers and suppliers to fulfil project requirement.
  • Screen markets for PCBA contract manufacturers that meet our requirements; drive selection process and steer PCBA allocation decision.
  • Negotiate and agree PCBA cost. Manage PCBA CAPEX coordination.
  • Demand change management - Work with supply chain and Supply Assurance and Flexibility team (SAF) on expediting of critical parts and material allocations with priority justifications.
  • Support operations and supply chain to manage materials exposure in contract manufacturers to reduce liability. Work with suppliers on cancellation & rescheduling on materials to reduce exposure.
  • Support RDD/engineering team on evaluation or validations build.
  • PCBA price management - Analyse PCBA BOM break down, sign off contract Manufacturers’ PCBA price submission and implement new PCBA prices.
  • Components risk buy management - Manage risk buy components cost and manage PPV.
  • Work with commodity managers to manage the BOM scrubbing process – identify longevity of those components and components selections from Approved vendor list (AVL).
  • Work with commodity managers and engineering (RDD) to manage PCN process, LTB process & implement at contract manufacturers.
  • Manage all credit notes and debit notes related to PCBA contract manufacturers.
  • Risk assessment management. Work closely with Category Procurement Managers (CPM) and commodity managers to identify risk components, support mitigation plan.



  • Degree in Engineering or Business.
  • Experienced in management of electronic components and PCBAs.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills in monopolistic and competitive settings
  • Cross-functional leadership.
  • Ability and drive to work independently.
  • Excellent project management skills.


  • CIPS or equivalent qualification.
  • Has worked with and/or at contract manufacturers for PCBAs.
  • Programming skills / VBA.


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid 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 realizing ambition.

Posted: 11 September 2019

Closing date: 31 October 2019