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Operational Engineering
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Dyson began twenty one years ago with James Dyson and a handful of engineers questioning everyday products, thinking differently and making them better. We are now the world's number one vacuum cleaner manufacturer in the UK, US, Japan, Europe and Australasia.

We've even branched out to improving commercial technology that frustrates us. The Dyson Airblade hand dryer dries hands in ten seconds, it’s also the most hygienic and energy efficient hand dryer available. And more recently a fan, Air Multiplier, with no blades or grille.

There are over 4000 in the world and we’re all inventive and hugely passionate about what we do. At our Development Centre in Johor Bahru, Malaysia & Singapore there are almost 1600 of us, a mixture of engineers and support staff, we are Dyson people that are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. Our teams there will rise to more than 2000 over the next 2 years.

About the Role

We are looking for a talented people to join our Global Product Verification Team as a Technician in Microbiology lab, to support the testing and verification of our new products.

You will work closely with Microbiologist from the very early stages of a project, taking responsibility of conducting microbiology test activities when the technologies leave the research stage.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

To support Microbiology lab in various tasks, which shall include in particular, but not by way of limitation, on the following:

  • Manage, operate and upkeep the equipment and facility assigned by the Test Section Lead. This includes maintenance of test area, test rigs and lab equipment including calibration schedule and records, as well as general upkeep to ensure a safe and clean workplace in accordance to the Safety & Health Policy

  • Own and manage Tests in system for assigned Microbiology tests (Validation, Development and Investigative). Responsible for updating key items to system, e.g. creating test ID, linking Requirement & Test Method, creating Test Reports, contributing to Problem Reports.   Ensure all test activities are carried out in a timely manner in accordance to test plan. Responsible to produce periodical updates consisting of test progress and test results.

  • Ensure all the test activities are carried out strictly according to the appropriate test standards, which cover international standards (IEC, ASTM, etc.) and internal standards (DTM: Dyson Test Method).

  • Support Scientist in revision or development of test methods when new test method is necessary. Assist in modification or development of new test rigs in parallel with development of test methods.

  • To carry out other related tasks may be given in addition to the above main tasks

About You

  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma in Microbiology or equivalent.

  • Candidates with more than 3 year(s) of working knowledge and understanding of fundamental scientific theories specifically in the field of microbiology, biological science or hygiene Candidates without or with lesser experience are still encouraged to apply.

  • Familiar or experience with basic microbiology skills eg. aseptic techniques, microbial culture, use of microscopes, gram staining methods

  • Reasonably fluent in spoken and written English and strong in communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate at all level of employees and dealing with difficult people.

  • Good management & planning skill. Must be capable of working under pressure, commit to tight deadlines and able to think and react promptly.

  • Highly motivated, internally driven and can work with minor supervision.

  • Analytical and self-driven with strong attention to details and must possess character of high integrity.

  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status and must be willing to work in Senai.

  • Adequate skills in Microsoft Office.


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure we offer competitive salaries, management bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a career at Dyson. Leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. 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 progress, innovation and realizing ambition.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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.