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Senior Design Engineer


Design and Development
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfill our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

  • Proactive and innovative problem solver, design and develop products / technologies that to meet or exceed technical specification, cost, time, safety, reliability and quality requirements.
  • Enjoy challenges and ability to use a blend of software, electronics, mechanical and control system expertise to problem solving and offer innovative solution to technical challenges on day to day basis. 
  • Enthusiastic in design, develop and build a working prototype rig at early stage of design and development to demonstrate solutions to particular issues that are to be resolved.
  • Collaboration with manufacturing, quality as well as contract manufacturer teams and provides support to the manufacturing related activities to ensure high quality products are delivered to end customers. 
  • Adoption of the established Dyson cultures, design methodology, engineering best practices & discipline to deliver robust design solutions in agreed timeframe; time management is crucial. 
  • Collaboration with global RDD team efficiently and effectively to ensure accurate hand-over of knowledges, tasks and actively participates in design review including with executives. 
  • A role model and mentor junior engineers with in RDD, the role may involve leading small group design engineers.

About you

  • Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline, preferably mechanical, product design mechatronics, electromechanical & etc.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in product design & development environment – direct involvement in plastic and metal parts design.
  • Good skill of 3D CAD (preferably NX), good understanding of engineering fundamentals, drawing standard and GD&T. 
  • Competent hands on practical skills and a good understanding of team specific activities.
  • Good communication skill. Fluent in spoken and written English. 
  • Good experience in product R&D, familiar with product development processes and best practice.
  • Good knowledge and hand-on experience in structural/sealing/sensor integration design is a plus.
  • Ability to use statistical tools such as process capability, DOE, design for six sigma in the development and improvement of products.
  • Good knowledge and skill in robust design such as tolerance stack analysis, DFM and FMEA.
  • Good understanding of various manufacturing processes and techniques such as plastic injection molding, spray painting, metal stamping & etc.
  • Basic knowledge of basic programming, C++, MATLAB, Python & etc.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, ability to conduct root cause analysis and provide tangible solution for decision making.
  • Responsible for managing self-performance and a small team within own function, driving team engagement, way of working, supporting individual development and team player.
  • Experience in sensor and purification industry would be a bonus.


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure we offer competitive salaries, management bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a career at Dyson. Leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. 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 progress, innovation and realising 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.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.