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Project Manager, Manufacturing & Equipment

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project and Programme Management
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Dyson’s multidisciplinary Energy Storage development team is responsible for delivering cells from early prototypes in the UK, through to volume manufacture in a Singapore plant. The cells that the team deliver will push the boundaries of performance, power density, and efficiency. These cells will drive new high value Dyson products with step improvements over our competitors. In conjunction to developing a cell, the team will be responsible for process development, equipment realisation and facility set up jointly with our manufacturing and operational teams.

About the role

The Project Manager will work in close collaboration with the Energy Storage cell development team, suppliers and manufacturing team to ensure that critical equipment is being manufactured as per the specifications and delivered as per planned, where subsequently will be installed and tested in the new facility. The role will gel embodiment of cell and manufacturing expertise across the organisation in order to realise prototype and pilot equipment to achieve the volume manufacture on ambitious timelines. Further to this, the incumbent plays a pivotal role in managing the vendors manufacturing critical equipment with conflicting timelines. It is the responsibility of the role to evaluate, along with the Energy Storage development, Manufacturing teams and internal supporting team, the delivery of the equipment for the cell technology.

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, key responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for planning, delivering and optimizing the manufacturing of equipment, by working closely with vendors and teams of internal supporting functions, such as manufacturing, procurement, operational and other Project Managers, taking full responsibility for the equipment deliverables, timeline and budget.
  • To act as the key, day-to-day stakeholder interface with other team, like Estates, Manufacturing, equipment suppliers and RDD, by ensuring that Dyson business objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate technology specification.
  • Establish, maintain, communicate and execute project management plans to manage the vendors and deliver their equipment as per the overall program roadmap.
  • Provide insight to the Dyson senior leadership to make well informed strategic decisions, through the timely communication of the relative technical and commercial progress of the manufacturing and delivery of equipment.
  • Ensure the equipment timeline is aligned with cell development and facilities timelines.

About you

Delivery

  • Responsible to prepare and deliver project management plans for the equipment manufacturing that are highly optimised for volume manufacture, delivering world class safety, specification and quality.
  • Early identification and mitigation of cost, time, and specification risks through use of registers and project communications
  • Define and deliver to plans that are highly integrated and aligned with other components of the overall Energy Storage Programme.
  • Provides leadership and direction to vendors to deliver equipment as per plan and specification.

Capability

  • An articulate Project Management leader with the ability to balance commercial objectives against project compliance requirements.  
  • Capable of leading vendors and optimizing their equipment lead times.
  • Demonstration of management of vendors and knowledge on equipment will be essential.
  • Good knowledge of performance management of contracts.
  • Ability to work in an agile manner with other stakeholders in a dispersed multi-disciplined environment.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills, with an ability to develop, communicate and gain ownership for a clear vision and direction.
  • Robust under pressure and able to work to tight and conflicting deadlines.
  • Contributes to teamwork and a willingness to work in a spirit of partnership.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills. Ability to convey complex issues concisely and accurately.
  • Powerful change agent.
  • A visionary with a proven track record in strategic planning, individual/team development and service delivery.
  • Tenacious and able to “bounce-back” from challenging circumstances.
  • Able to operate and thrive in situations with high levels of ambiguity.
  • Able to effectively prioritise their own and their team’s workload.

Collaboration

  • Establish strong relationships with our external strategic partners, and drive forward collaborative development ensuring timely delivery and performance
  • Establish highly collaborative relationships and operate with a “one Dyson” mind-set. Key stakeholders include Dyson Research, Manufacturing, and Product Development ensuring that cell technologies are highly integrated and optimised for the products which they enable

Key Behaviours

  • Develops coherent plans, priorities and accountabilities across the team
  • Proactively collaborates across teams and functions to ensure synchronisation within the teams.
  • An ambassador for collaboration and integration
  • Drives efficiency and LEAN processes
  • Builds long term relationships - internally and externally
  • Provides clear and aligned business plans
  • Has vision of what is possible and a desire to drive to a solution

Technical

  • First Degree (Engineering preferable) or equivalent
  • Formal Project Management training/ qualifications/certification are desirable but not essential

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years project management in a similar engineering field demonstrating good knowledge of the complete project life cycle

Benefits

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.

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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.

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