Skip navigation

Have you considered using our job search? Click here to search our current jobs.

Have you considered using our job search? Click here to search our current jobs.

Supply Chain Planning Manager


Planning and Retail Operations
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

About the role

The role is responsible for the daily, weekly management and execution of the manufacturing supply plan in full. Specifically focused on the short to medium time frame from W1-W26 as the Supply Chain Planning Manager you will be focused on ensuring materials management, escalation and resolution of supply gaps are clearly communicated, escalated, and followed through until completion. At the same time, you will be responsible for the completion of daily/weekly planning monitoring, KPI management and reporting these include attending daily CM meetings, Daily Operations calls, Clean to Build management, reporting and escalation, along with Manufacturing Adherence reports, and root cause analysis of deviation from plan.

The role will require close collaboration and communication with the demand & sales team, linking together with the integrated global supply chain with the ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels, you will be the focus and point person for the integration and collaboration between Dyson operations, the contract manufacturer and the global supply chain / receipt market, monitoring and maintaining inventory levels and capacity management, maintaining the eyes of the customer operating from group level objective viewpoint, working and driving towards group specific supply targets and inventory levels. Working closely with internal and external parties to ensure supply of materials is in place to satisfy production requirements.

You will be working closely with Contract Manufacturers, driving the path of continuous improvement, ensuring all manufacturing plans are delivered on time in full whilst working collaboratively with the integrated global supply chain in developing and creating opportunities for success and continuous improvement, leverage every single available unit of production and delivery to market.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Clean to build materials management, deep dive analysis, root cause and issues resolution, optimising manufacturing based on global network strategy to maximise daily production volume output. Daily/Weekly reporting and communication.

  • Daily CM engagement, tracking and monitoring of builds vs. plan, collaboration with Operations team and CM to optimise hourly and daily run rates aligned with Global Supply Chain priorities.

  • Monthly Supply Planning Process, review of latest demand and impact to existing supply plans, collaborate and engage with Integrated Global Supply Chain team on allocations and priorities – Drive and manage any change requirements to Supply Plan from W1-W26 (or fixed planning window).

  • Prepare monthly analysis of Supply Plan Change for Monthly SRM meeting, setting up and reviewing with Category Leader and Integrated Global Supply Chain team prior to SRM ensuring consensus and alignment of actions and issues. 

  • Manage and maintain Supply Plan at CM’s with clear priorities and requirements aligned with Dyson Operations, Integrated Global Supply Chain, based supply profile as decided by Dyson, Push Loading, Pull Loading or Hybrid options aligned with stocking policy agreements, maintaining service levels and global inventory.

  • Manage and report weekly Supply Planning performance at CM/Category level for adherence, deltas and understanding root cause or any variances, ensuring delivery targets are maintained.

  • Manage and report capacity loading, risks or constraints for tooling and manufacturing facilities.

  • Management of Planning systems as required to ensure purchase order management and visibility is maintained atall time through the Supply Chain e.g. convert PR to PO in Kinaxis, release to vendors.

  • Maximize Supply potential through all available resources whilst mitigating potential exposure

About you

You should be a motivated and confident manager who enjoys working with different teams both internally and externally. To excel in the role you should also have more than 5 years of supply chain experience within a high volume and fast paced environment.


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. #LI-DYSON

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.