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Senior Tooling Engineer


Operational Engineering
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

We are looking for a Senior Tooling Engineer to lead and execute tool design activities and molding process development activities including IOPQ process validation for medical products. This person will be responsible for mold tool and process development from the prototype stage to full commercial scale.

About the role

  • Primarily supports new product introductions by working closely with RDD, manufacturing plants, and outside Vendors to implement manufacturing technologies.

  • Collaborate with RDD, Quality, Manufacturing, Process/Assembly Technology, in developing NPI product design to manufacturing without compromising product design intent with innovative tool designs and new technologies, creating a seamless collaborate with RDD to ensure successful product launches.

  • Manage outside mold maker/molding vendors and contract manufacturer on time delivery and quality of work.

  • New tooling – review vendor recommendations given by the Commercial Team to ensure that the vendor has both the capacity and capability to perform their tasks.

  • Sign off and approve new tool DFM and General Assembly drawings (robust tools, cooling, injection, ejection, Type of steel to be used and the steel conditions, movements etc).

  • Review the tool designer recommendation of tool size, cavity quantity, cycle time estimates and tool cost estimates.

  • Evaluate and modify cad models, use mold flow simulation techniques, along with mold cavity process monitoring instrumentation.

  • Advise recommended actions on tool repair requests made by Prime Contractors.

  • Propose vendor and delivery times for tool modifications and repairs.

  • Manage assigned projects using advanced project management tools, providing tracking and regular updates of project plan and project budget.

  • Define requirements for injection molding processes, automation, and other technologies from concept evaluation through pilot production, process optimization, validation, and commercialization.

  • Support tool maintenance schedules for the entire suite of Dyson tools.

  • Mold design detail review (CAT A)

  • Consolidate and develop preferred mold design for common parts.

               a) Cat A tools

               b) Shared tools (mold life, interchangeabilities etc)

  • Mold flow analysis specific to mold making and Category A product

  • Manage High Volume/Low Mix, Low Volume/High Mix projects which needs capacity planning, understanding the shared/repeat tools and utilizations etc.

  • Assess new product designs, ensuring part designs can be injection molded economically. Performs Design for Mold-ability, Assembly & Scale-ability assessments (DFM/DFA).

About you

  • At least 7+ years of working experience in Tool Design/ Machining /Injection tooling and moulding industry.

  • Tool design / development with hands on experience in tool design and selection of steel/hot runner/gating systems etc..

  • Project management / tracking / reporting for complex tooling projects with more than 300 tools.

  • Injection moulding process in-depth knowledge in machine selection, process development, trouble shooting, hot runner selection w.r.t application and product requirement.

  • Knowledge and experience to interpret 3D CAD files and 2D drawing

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin is an advantage as the role requires you to work closely with counterparts in China.


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.