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Senior Procurement Manager - Material Management


Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Commodity managers are at the heart of the Dyson direct Procurement Team, working closely with Procurement Engineering and other key stakeholders within the business to support and develop the procurement and supply chain strategies that will help define and support Dyson’s future ambitions.

As part of the Global Operations and Procurement Team, Global commodity managers own and drive all procurement activities from kick off to production across all categories for new RDD projects.

About the role

The role requires you to lead category supply assurance and supply flexibility initiatives execution and deployment.  At the same time, take the leadership role in category part shortages, working with category & commodity procurement and represent Procurement in cross team meetings to resolve issues.

  • Drive and manage supply assurance and supply flexibility collaboration with Contract Manufacturers and suppliers.

  • Ensure that BOP parts are available in the agreed LT to meet the build plan. Mitigate supply risk in the supply chain.

  • Collaborate with RDD/Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Procurement Engineering, Global Commodity managers and suppliers.

About you

  • Degree in Engineering or Business.

  • Able to work within a team resolving any differences and conflict.

  • Able to plan ahead, prioritize tasks and coordinate the work of others.

  • Strong commercial/procurement knowledge of operations and manufacturing.

  • Good understanding of business processes to challenge ways of working to improve efficiency.

  • Strong knowledge of supply chain management – from demand planning to logistics and positioning of inventory in the supply line to ensure supply.

  • Strong knowledge and experience of purchasing fundamentals, planning, scheduling and supply chain.


Dyson 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 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.

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