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Senior Materials Engineer


Research Engineering
Johor Bahru - Malaysia

About us

Dyson Malaysia is currently looking for Senior Materials Engineer to support our design teams during development of new products, ensuring they meet our high integrity and reliability standards and turn our next generation ideas into working products. This will involve providing materials selection guidance, testing and experimentation, support of new materials research and the creation of detailed materials documentation. This position will be based in our development centre in Senai, Johor.

About the role

Supporting new product development by identifying and resolving issues and opportunities relating to materials.
  • Identification and exploration of material selection opportunities which benefit performance, cost, aesthetics etc.
  • Use of key materials knowledge, literature research and experiments to validate results and substantiate materials choices
  • Delivery of internal Materials training and mentoring within Dyson design teams
  • Collaboration with colleagues in our Far East, Technology Research, Procurement and Creative functions for all materials-related issues
  • Pro-actively supporting critical reliability, manufacturing and product safety issues

About you

  • Degree in Materials Science or a related subject
  • Experience with polymeric materials or in a design-support role is desirable but not essential for the right candidate
  • Sound knowledge of materials properties, failure mechanisms and processing methods for common engineering materials
  • An understanding of basic mechanical principles such as fatigue, thermal expansion and tribology.
  • Ability to communicate results to designers, senior management and engineering teams in the UK and South East Asia
  • Creative and methodical problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to build and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise key activities according to project timescales.


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 realising ambition.

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.