Lead Battery Engineer

Lead Battery Engineer

Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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, its 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 were 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

Due to a significant expansion in activities, the Global Power Electronics & Energy Storage Development Team is looking to establish a new laboratory located at its Malaysian Development Centre. To support this activity, we are now recruiting Engineers with specific expertise in the testing and development of products containing Li-ion cells and batteries.
As part of the wider Global Engineering & Operations Group, successful candidates will have the opportunity to work across different product categories and with teams from a range of engineering disciplines (Power Electronics, Electronics, Mechanical & Product Design, Procurement, Compliance etc etc). Level dependent, Engineers will have responsibility for the integration, performance evaluation and delivery of energy storage technologies across numerous complex products and systems.
On a regular basis you would be expected to demonstrate the following capabilities and take part in and/or lead the following activities:

  • Verification and qualification testing of new cells and energy storage solutions.

  • Performance evaluation of li-ion cells under a complex set of System Requirements derived from Product level Requirements.

  • Designing, implementing and delivering test plans that further our understanding of cell degradation under product conditions and consumer usage scenarios.

  • Partnering with development teams to translate product level goals into cell and pack level performance targets responsible for defining technical requirements and feasible deliverables.

  • Concept development & top-level scheduling of project plans

  • Fault-finding & Root cause analysis of issues.

  • Mentor and ambassador for group working with teams in based both the UK and SEA as the subject matter expert on Batteries & Energy Storage Technologies.

  • Supplier management

  • Review work completed by others and where appropriate, be prepared to provide guidance and mentoring support to team members.

  • Line Management responsibilities for a small team
About you

  • You should hold a degree in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.

  • Ideally, we would like candidates to hold a higher-level degree e.g. Masters or PhD, again in a relevant field but a postgraduate qualification is not essential, especially if you have relevant industrial experience instead.

  • You should also have a thorough knowledge and understanding of Battery Technologies, especially Li-Ion, their fundamental electrochemical processes and their application in product environments.

  • Capability to communicate complex issues to non-specialists in the field of Batteries and Electrochemistry will also be an essential skill set (you will be asked to demonstrate your presentation and communication skills as part of the interview process).

  • We would like you to be a proficient user of industry standard battery cyclers e.g. Maccor, Arbin, Bitrode, Solartron, Biologic etc. (Maccor experience is preferred).

  • A working understanding of Battery Management Hardware and Embedded Battery Management Software is also desirable.

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure we offer competitive salaries, management bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, youll 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, its an exciting team environment geared to progress, innovation and realising ambition.


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds dont 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.

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Dyson Limited is a British company that makes household appliances, most well-known for their hair dryers and vacuum cleaners. However, their manufacturing plants are located in Johor, Malaysia, and their HQ is in the process of being relocated to Singapore.

Job Source : careers.dyson.com

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