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Technology Development Intern


Graduates, Interns and Apprentices
Malaysia - Advanced Manufacturing

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 driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement.  We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

Our scale and rapid growth make Dyson rich in new opportunities. We value new ideas and diverse perspectives, so our people are trusted with real work and responsibility from the outset.  You’ll develop fast and have the chance to move into different business areas and regions.  And you’ll be part of a global network of like-minded people – a community that supports and learns from each other.

Power Systems is a global function that designs and develops Dyson’s internal technologies that enable most of our products. The team has experts in wide range of areas (mechanical, electrical, software, project management) and is responsible of the development from early stages through to production.

The Sahara team, a key component of the Power Systems division, specialises in the development of innovative material systems, including ceramics, metals, and chemicals, and their integration into Dyson technologies for use in Dyson machines. Comprising experts in design, prototyping, testing, systems engineering, ceramics, metallurgy, chemistry, thermal management, structural analysis, failure analysis, and characterisation, the team plays a pivotal role in transforming groundbreaking materials into practical applications that enhance the performance and functionality of Dyson products.

About the role

At Dyson, we're on a mission to engineer the future. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists are dedicated to developing groundbreaking technologies for Dyson's range of machines. We're searching for an enthusiastic intern to contribute to our culture of innovation and excellence. If you're passionate about technology and eager to make an impact, we want you on our team.

  • Technology Development:  Assist senior engineers in comprehensively capturing and documenting technological requirements, ensuring all necessary specifications, design outlines, technical documents, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) files, material formulations and drawings are accurately and thoroughly recorded. This involves a collaborative process of gathering all pertinent information to create a Bill of Specifications (BoS) that clearly outlines the expected outcomes, technical parameters, and design considerations for the project.

  • Solution Development and Evaluation:  Play a critical role in the conceptual, basic, and detailed design phase by generating innovative ideas, exploring potential solutions, and rigorously evaluating their feasibility using a combination of analytical, numerical, and experimental methods. Focus on a specific segment of the project to contribute detailed insights and recommendations, ensuring that solutions are viable, efficient, and aligned with project goals.

  • Testing and Verification Support:  Assist in developing and implementing robust test methodologies designed to verify that proposed technical solutions meet all specified requirements and standards. This involves closely working with the project team to execute these test methods, analyse results, and make necessary adjustments to ensure the technical integrity and performance of the solutions.

  • Prototyping Support:  Contribute to the prototyping phase by supporting activities aimed at creating physical prototypes of Dyson technology. This entails collaborating with various departments to translate theoretical designs and concepts into tangible prototypes, which are crucial for assessing the practicality, performance, and potential of the technological solutions under development.

  • Engineering Solutions Exploration and Evaluation:  Support senior engineers in the meticulous exploration and evaluation of engineering solutions, applying critical thinking and technical expertise to assess various options. Offer well-founded recommendations for selecting the most appropriate solutions based on a comprehensive analysis of their potential benefits, limitations, and alignment with project objectives.

  • Collaboration with Experts for System/Sub-system Development:  Facilitate the development of relevant systems and technologies by working closely with both internal and external experts. This involves engaging in collaborative efforts to leverage specialized knowledge and skills, ensuring that the technological development is informed by the latest advancements, best practices, and innovative approaches in the field.

Internship Programme

Our internship programme connects academic theory with practical experience. Gain valuable insights into professional applications through mentorships with our industry-leading experts and exposure to cutting-edge practices. Join us for a transformative journey where theory meets application, guided by the industry’s best minds!

About you

Our graduate roles are competitive and delivering the next generation of Dyson technology is tough, so you should possess the following:

  • Educational Qualifications: Working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemical, Materials, or Mechanical Engineering, complemented by your association with relevant engineering and scientific societies, you've laid a solid foundation for Personal Development and Learning. This blend of education and affiliation not only broadens your professional network but enriches your knowledge base, setting the stage for innovative pursuits.

  • Core Competencies: Your familiarity with essential engineering and scientific disciplines, including design, chemistry, physics, materials science, mechanics, and thermal systems, underscores your Technical Mastery and Innovation. Such a diverse skill set empowers you to approach complex engineering challenges with confidence, contributing to the Operational Excellence of our initiatives.

  • Creative Problem-Solving: Your eagerness to address challenging engineering problems with inventive solutions illustrates your knack for Innovation and Impact. You're driven by a desire to apply transformative solutions, making meaningful contributions, and steering our efforts toward Strategic Influence.

  • Team Collaboration: Your ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment showcases your commitment to Team Collaboration and Contribution. Your knack for working effectively within a matrix organization underscores your adaptability and dedication to our shared success, fostering a positive Cultural and Wellbeing Contribution.

  • Communication Skills: Your exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas in an understandable manner enhances Effective Communication across teams. This skill is crucial for integrating and realising project goals smoothly, playing a key role in Project Impact and Execution.

  • Commitment to Growth: Your dedication to ongoing learning and self-improvement, especially when facing challenges, exemplifies a true Growth Mindset. This attitude not only drives your personal progress but also positively influences our team's dynamics and project outcomes, encouraging a culture of Mentorship and Knowledge Sharing.

  • Analytical Strengths: Your structured and thoughtful approach to dissecting and tackling engineering challenges speaks to your Quality and Risk Management capabilities. Through thoughtful solutions, you contribute to meaningful outcomes, showcasing your ability to influence through Strategic Influence and Operational Excellence.

  • Practical Lab Experience: Your assuredness and skill in laboratory environments, performing experiments and tests grounded in theoretical knowledge, highlight your Technical Mastery. This hands-on approach is vital for turning innovative ideas into tangible advancements, pushing the envelope of our technological development and echoing our commitment to Innovation and Impact.

Working for us

Join our internship programme to jumpstart your career. We look to offer selected high-performing interns an opportunity to return on our graduate programme.

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.