Senior Facilities Manager


Senai, Johor, Singapore


Facilities are under the umbrella of Property department that supports various functions ensuring RDD and offices operate smoothly and play an active role in space extensions and renovations, as well as strategic functions like to achieve operational excellence and people development.

Market Overview

In 2000, Dyson moved production from Malmesbury to Malaysia to be closer to our supply chains and open up international growth. The small team of 10 has now grown to almost 1,200 – forming Dyson’s second biggest global hub. Located in the exhilarating industrial heart of Johor, it’s also home to RDD, IT, operations,  finance, creative and HR.

The RDD facility is central to our plans to launch 100 new machines in the next four years. To meet these ambitions, we recently expanded the site to 30,000m², with 50 advanced technology labs and 700 new engineers. In the Dyson world, there’s no more exciting place to be.

Function Overview

Dyson’s facilities team looks after the nuts and bolts of Dyson – our places, spaces, inside and out. They’re a practical and a creative bunch, responsible for making sure that everyone works in a comfortable, creative, safe and productive environment. With new markets, offices and stores opening every year, that's a challenging task. They also work with our security team, keeping our secrets secret. Our daily environment can make all the difference, that’s why the facilities team works closely with every team and everyone from Directors to graduates, to make Dyson a great place to work. And there are plenty of exciting projects planned in that department.


  • Manage the operation and maintenance of the RDD plant and facilities equipment to fully meet RDD requirements.

  • Manage soft services to ensure service providers meet Dyson’s high expectations on cleaning, vector control, landscaping, transport, canteen operation and food quality. Work with service providers on regular cost and quality improvements. 

  • Manage hard services to ensure building, compound and fixtures, and all plant equipment are maintained at optimum performance level. To track their performance level and capacity utilization regularly.

  • Responsible for projects management, security operation, and safety, environment and health compliances.

  • Manage property / facilities related procurement, license / permit renewal, cost management, visitor management and end-users’ work requests.  

  • Perform trouble-shooting of more complex technical problems and provide suitable solutions. To present issues and solutions to Upper Management, and to justify resources to rectify the issues.  

  • Upkeep standard operating procedures to ensure Code, ISO and Dyson’s protocol compliances.

  • Responsible for people training and development.

  • Support other sites’ work requests when called upon.



  • Master / Bachelor Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a reputable University.

  • At least 20 years of working experience in Facilities job responsibilities, and minimum 10 years of working experience in the capacity of senior Facilities Management job role.

  • Minimum 15 years of working experience in an Electronics Manufacturing environment. 

  • Highly proficient in systematic problem solving techniques, like FMEA, SPC and maintenance program, including predictive maintenance.

  • Familiar with construction rates of materials, skilled labor and installation methods.

  • Familiar with Local Code of Practices, especially on Safety, Health and Environment.

  • Professional Certification(s) in Engineering or Facilities Management is preferred.

  • Master Degree in Business Administration is an advantage.


  • Strong planning and organizing capability.

  • Very good knowledge in Facilities equipment and installation methods.

  • Highly proficient in strategic thinking and analytical skills in trouble shooting.

  • Very strong in Facilities Operations & Maintenance background, & end-users’ work requirements.

  • Excellent in management and communication skills.

  • Strong team player and able to work independently.

  • Diligent, committed and open to new ideas.

Benefits Overview

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid 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.

Posted: 15-Feb-2017