Compliance Support Engineer




This department is responsible to ensure that all Dyson products are in compliance with all relevant Safety, Materials and EMC regulations, standards and legislations. These include testing and certification based on commonly adopted international regulation and standards (IEC/UL Standards and etc.) as well as country/region specific legislations (CE/EU directives, DENAN, REACH, RoHS, Prop65 and etc.). We monitor and guide design engineers to ensure that all Dyson products are safe and we liaise with the relevant authority in every country we market our products, providing them with all certificates and other requisites to allow sales in that particular country. We work closely with TUV, Intertek, SGS and other independent and accredited test service providers.

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

For a Dyson engineer, breaking the rules is part of the job. It’s what makes Dyson machines different. But the next great Dyson idea can’t change the world from a lab. To ensure our machines can be sold, there are some rules we need to stick to. From reviewing initial concepts to testing final components in our accredited test laboratories, our Compliance and Approvals team is a critical voice during the design phase. By making sure Dyson machines are never kept off the shelf by global standards and legislation, they play vital role in supporting Dyson’s growth.


To support the Compliance Team in various tasks, which shall include in particular, but not by way of limitation, the following:

  • As technical role in ensuring regulatory reviews and compliance of all Dyson products to all market legislations pertaining to banned & restricted substances (B&R) and materials compliance e.g. RoHS, REACH, Prop 65 and etc.

  • To assist in the analysis and reporting of changes in B&R regulations or impending new B&R regulations that impact Dyson products.

  • To actively participate in cross-functional teams in order to support B&R compliance assessment for all Dyson projects/product categories.

  • To execute implementation of DR/MS/999/99a form to detect & manage banned & restricted substances presence in Dyson product.

  • To assist in the B&R risk management for Dyson parts/materials/products by conducting assessment and selective compliance testing.

  • To liaise with Prime Sub-Assemblers (PSAs) and Suppliers on legislative requirement compliance.

  • To provide internal and external technical training on materials legislative compliance.

  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Chemistry. Strong technical background in chemistry, chemical engineering or related disciplines.

  • 3 – 5 years of working experience with chemical/electrical/electronic background, involving R&D environment is preferred. Knowledge in chemical/material laboratory testing will be an added advantage.

  • Adequate level of awareness in B&R/chemical legislation such as RoHS and REACH.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Excellent ability to understand and formally discuss contents of high volumes of international regulatory standards & requirements.

  • Highly motivated, internally driven individual with good communication skills, good planning and organizing capabilities and able to work within a team.

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

  • Able to work independently without supervision. Previous team management skill is not compulsory but will be an advantage.

  • Possess excellent communication skills in English and computer literate with good understanding in Microsoft Office.

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

    Benefits Overview

    Dyson Malaysia 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: 13-Jun-2017

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