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Senior Quality Engineer - VI Supplier Management (Plastics/FG)


Design and Development
China - Shenzhen Office


Dyson China is looking to fill multiple positions in the role of Lead and Senior Quality Engineers.

The Lead and Senior Quality Engineers play a key role within the Quality and Product Safety team. This role is responsible for ensuring the parts and products are produced and delivered by the suppliers in compliance to the Dyson Quality Standards. The responsibilities include supporting the supplier qualification process; introduction of new product/part; overseeing supplier quality development and steering issue resolution throughout the lifecycle of the products. The role reports to the Senior Manager and requires wide interaction with a cross-functional team, both local and global.  

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Supplier Selection & Qualification: Participate in supplier selection process through critical auditing and assessment of the supplier quality system, providing clear and concise recommendation to Business stakeholders on the adequacy of suppliers to fulfilling Dyson requirements.
  • Supplier On-boarding: Lead quality on-boarding of the new suppliers to ensure new suppliers understand Dyson Quality Requirements and can efficiently work with Dyson throughout the product/part lifecycle.
  • Supplier Development: Identify quality improvement opportunities with the suppliers and systematically work towards developing the suppliers to deliver products/parts of the highest quality
  • Supplier Monitoring: Implement a robust quality monitoring mechanism at the suppliers to ensure the suppliers are consistently producing product/part of highest quality and to identify and mitigate risk or deviations in timely manner
  • Product/Part development: Support Dyson Engineering in the process of developing product/part with the suppliers, ensuring product/part can meet Dyson requirements and all the critical to quality parameters are adequately defined and demonstrated.  
  • Manufacturing process development: Work with cross-functional team to ensure manufacturing process are clearly defined, risk-assessed and tested to demonstrate readiness and capability to consistently deliver product/part fulfilling Dyson requirements
  • Issue Resolution: Lead issue resolution with the suppliers and work with relevant stakeholders to ensure quality issues and risks are robustly addressed
  • Periodic Supplier Assessment: Work with stakeholders to implement periodic assessment of suppliers to ensure Quality System and Capability are maintained or improved. Identify and propose dis-qualification of suppliers when deemed necessary.
  • Escalation & Risk Management: Provide escalation path bi-laterally to ensure quality risks are accorded the appropriate level of management attention at both sides.

Skills / Requirements:

Candidate must possess:

  • A Degree or Diploma in Engineering with minimum 5 years of working experience in Design and Manufacturing environment
  • Sound knowledge in Quality System in ISO 9001/IATF16949, preferably certified as a Lead Auditor. Experience in ISO 13485 and ISO  22716 will be advantageous.
  • Good technical ability in either of the following domains
    • Contract Manufacturing process design and management
    • Electro-mechanical design and manufacturing
    • Metal parts properties and processing technology
    • Painting material and surface finishing technology and process
    • Paper processing; packaging design and manufacturing
    • PCBA and manufacturing standards (IPC and JEDEC)
    • Plastics material properties and molding process
  • Excellent analytical skill with good knowledge of statistical data analysis.
  • Good knowledge of Quality tools e.g. 8D, APQP, DOE, FMEA, GR&R, SPC, Six Sigma. Certified Black/Green Belts will be advantageous.
  • Strong organizational skill and personal drive with ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills across different hierarchical levels and geographical zones, catering to both technical and non-technical audiences through variety of media.
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin, in both spoken and written form.
  • Ability to travel locally within China on short notice.

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.