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Product Technical Lead


Science and Research
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing Office

About Us

Dyson's products operate at the cutting edge of engineering, integrating complex technologies to deliver leading performance and world-class reliability.  As we integrate an ever-increasing number of these technologies into our products, the management of the associated complexity becomes key to the success of the project. The Product Technical Lead is a key product leadership position in the Project Leadership Team, partnering the project Design Manager and taking ownership of the overall product technical delivery.

About the Role

Technical Partner to the Design Manager

  • Operating as the 'Technical Product Owner' of a consumer appliance project, the Technical Lead partners the Design Manager and is accountable for the ultimate delivery of the overall technical maturity of the project.

  • They operate as the primary point of contact between engineering and category teams for technical discussions concerning the product level.

 Technical Leadership

  • They assume ownership of product level functional requirements and non-functional attributes and constraints such as safety, regulatory compliance and reliability.

  • They work closely with the project leadership to ensure the technical deliverables at each milestone are appropriately set and the delivery timelines are realistically laid out.

  • With their extensive breadth and depth of technical expertise, they lead complex, product level trade-off discussions to enable the correct engineering solutions for the product across multiple functional teams. These will often require nuanced understanding of complex subjects to enable teams to converge in the presence of conflicting information.

Technical Governance

  • They collaborate directly with peers within the project cross team at all levels. They ensure a process/system is followed for the structured delivery of technical work packages.

  • They are accountable for the appropriate and complete ownership of systems, sub-systems and no ambiguities at interfaces amongst engineering teams.

  • They directly report technical readiness of the project to RDD Directors against milestone deliverables prescribed in the company’s Product Creation Framework.

  • They chair and lead project Technical Reviews after each design iteration spanning all engineering functions. 

Technical Status/Progress Reporting

  • They periodically review and report technical readiness of the project from the perspective of correctness and completeness of requirements/specifications and closure of technical risk and issues.

About You

  • A first degree in mechanical/mechatronics/electrical/electronics engineering depending on the product/category of products in the portfolio

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a product development environment ideally from early-stage development through till the start of mass production.

  • A combination of deep subject matter expertise within their fundamental engineering disciplines along with a demonstrable, broader appreciation and knowledge of other disciplines allowing them to collaborate and lead cross-functional work-packages essential for the successful delivery of projects. A peer-respected engineer with a reputation for delivering and for resolving complex technical challenges.

  • A sound knowledge and experience of best practices in technical specifications, risk and issue management.

  • Demonstrable experience of working on engineering problems involving cross-functional interactions and deliverables

  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking engineering trade-off analysis and leading related reviews/discussions with the cross-functional stakeholders.

  • An appreciation of systems thinking, systems engineering and project management tools and practices is desirable but not essential.

  • Leadership skills - a demonstrable ability to lead cross-functional project teams in the resolution of product level risks and issues.

  • A demonstrable ability to manage stakeholders accountable for product quality, reliability, safety, performance claims and compliance & approvals.

  • An ability to persuade and influence at all levels in pursuit of technical excellence and timely project delivery.

  • Experience using Siemens Teamcenter is desirable.

  • Excellent communication and reporting skills. An ability to report and communicate appropriate information at all levels from engineers to C-level executives.


Dyson Philippines 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 realizing 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.