- Design and Development
- Singapore - Technology Centre
Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations, and more people. We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our approach starts with an engineering mindset and different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas – unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way. Dyson is a design and innovation led company, whilst equally valuing project schedule adherence and budget adherence.
About the role
This is an exciting new role that requires solid technical and commercial understanding to lead development and execution of product roadmaps consisting of improvement projects, cost-down, reliability, and competitor strategies to maximise the business performance of Dyson’s existing and in-market product portfolio.
Product Lifecycle is a new function, which manages the existing product range to maximise business performance. This includes new feature developments and projects covering reliability, cost-down and production support. It also includes working with commercial and markets teams to ensure Dyson Hair Care products are positioned well in markets and the customer journey is successful.
A Product Management role, this role will be pivotal in managing Dyson’s Hair Care products’ performance and feeding back requirements into the next-generation of product in the pipeline. The role will focus on driving performance through a product lens, analysing the product segments, developing the product roadmap, defining objectives and targets, planning and leading execution. Following are some of the key aspects of the role:
Own Product Lifecycle view and develop roadmaps for each product assigned.
Carry out deep-dive analyses through systems and suppliers to develop tangible actions for the roadmap and determine optimal approach to execution.
Prioritise and drive projects and initiatives on the roadmap.
Identify and scope improvement opportunities to meet strategic product and business objectives.
Drive delivery, resolve and escalate risks and issues.
Maintain view of and impact on Product financial performance.
Obtain and analyse cross-functional data for product-focused prioritisation and decision-making for Lifecycle.
Bachelor's degree in industrial design, engineering, science or appropriate equivalent.
Preferably a qualification in business administration, management, finance or programme management or equivalent.
Possess a developed strength of character, leadership skills and tenacity to drive a diverse range of projects through in complex or ambiguous circumstances.
Must be able to make sense of complex situations, form a strong, fact-based opinion or hypothesis, plan a way forward, engage a team and execute the work.
Ability to communicate a vision, influence and gain support for execution.
Knowledge in Core engineering processes e.g. Requirements Mgmt., Engineering Change Mgmt., Risk & Issue Mgmt., change management, impact analysis, concessions and implementation strategies.
Knowledge in the product cost element, Value Analysis & Value Engineering.
Leading of a group of multi-discipline engineers, managers from different geographical sites to deliver different multiple projects bucketed under sustaining from production support to cost initiatives.
Has a well-developed ability to collaborate with and influence key project stakeholders to achieve successful project outcomes.
Able to assemble appropriate cross functional teams and lead them to an aligned conclusion.
Excellent problem solver with an established ability to manage complex technical challenges across a broad range of disciplines e.g. mechanical engineering, electronics, motors, software and connectivity.
Proficient verbal communicator with outstanding presentation skills capable of addressing all levels of the business.
Requiring strong levels of perseverance. Adaptable to change, thrives in a fast-paced environment. A motivator who remains positive in the face of adversity.
Detailed operational and manufacturing knowledge that can influence the direction of project development.
Competent at recording, managing and prioritising project risks. Identifying and escalating decision making where appropriate.
Proven experience in various tooling and manufacturing techniques.
Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.
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.