Operations Project Manager
Calamba, Philippines
6d ago


The role of the Operations Project Lead / Manager is to lead,manage and implement significant operationally focused projects.

Theseindividual projects will be specifically defined to deliver benefits to ourmanufacturing operations both internal and external to Dyson.

and ensure alltimeline are met by CM.

The Operations Project Lead / Manager isresponsible for development of operations project plan, co-ordinating crossfunctional resource both internally and externally to implement and deliver theproject objectives.

Under the leadership of the SEA Ops manager, they will alsobe expected to identify future opportunities / benefits to our manufacturingoperations.

The role is a hands on role providingkey leadership in bringing new projects into production and thereafter managingsustaining of this Project at CM(Built / ship)


Therole is to lead an operations team at Category Level to deliver new projectsinto production on time on cost and on quality and to ensure that on-

goingproduction demand is met.

Therole will lead a team of experienced operationally focused projectmanagers / leaders who are responsible for the coordination of cross functionalteams.

These cross function teams are to deliver, monitor and implement allactions related to the implementation of a challenging engineering project intomass production.

Driveadherence to the manufacturing plans for the products that have enteredproduction.

Thecandidate must be able to demonstrate strong leadership with clear hands on approachin delivering the objectives by using proven project management and influencingskills.

They will have the responsibility in to overcome all obstacles inensuring the projects are delivered to time, cost and specification.

Akey attribute for the ideal candidate is to have complete understanding of allaspects of transferring a project from the design phase into mass manufactureand the obstacles that are encountered.

Competent risk andissue management including effective escalation, executive summary, and cleardata based recommendations for decisions making and expenditure.

Thisrole is required to challenge all teams in driving improved performance in allaspects of operations management and notably the results in achievingconsistent manufacturing quality and output post SOP

Ensure that bestpractice manufacturing systems are being used, and to continue to challenge howwe operate within the factories.

Ensure investmentsand capital spending are effectively planned and managed to achieve companystrategy and objectives.

Share a trustingrelationship with team, and to create a well disciplined and result orientatedteam.

Perform any other adhoc duties assigned from time to time by the management.

This roles report to the Head ofOperations. Very close interaction with team members of Dyson teams andexternal manufacturers is paramount to the success of the role.

Examples ofProjects are :

Implementationof new contractor manufacturer / sub-contractor

Implementationof new products / technologies into manufacturing

DrivingCSR program

Efficiency Program related to :


EngineeringChange Management

Key component manufacturing


ProvideLeadership, coordination of assigned projects

Managementof key stakeholders within the project

Co-ordinationof cross functional teams both internally / externally

Manufacturing Efficiencies

Implementkey efficiency program that reduce cost, improve yield and quality

Implementationof Process Engineering changes to drive increased adherences to specifications.

Cost Management

  • Ensure projects that are delivering a cost benefit are reviewed / tracked to ensure benefits are realized.
  • Person specifications :

    ManufacturingOperations experience in running hi volume hi mix production, and thedeliverance of complex projects into production.

    Manufacturingawareness Understanding the drivers and technologies of a manufacturingorganization.

    Knowhow of production planning and itsconstraints / opportunities.

    Project / ProgramManagement experience Knowledge of new product realization, including all DFXdisciplines, risk assessment, risk mitigation planning, issue resolution andcommonly accepted best practices.

    Industrialengineering skills preferable (minimize cycle time, line balance, labour andmachine effectiveness).

    SupplierManagement skills (ensure adequate supplier base to give flexibility, capacityand competitive supplies).

    Motivatedby driving continuous improvement to the working practices and processes.

    Ability to think strategically withconfidence and speed in execution.

    Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoningabilities.

    Abilityto adjust to rapid changes within the business, work in a fast pacedenvironment, deliver under pressure and in tight timelines.

    Able to multi task,adequate knowledge and experience of business and management principles(procurement and commercial processes, budgeting, strategic planning, resourceallocation and people)

    Strong skills and experience partnering withleaders in the business identifying needs and finding solutions that multipleleaders can agree on.

    Ability to bring tothe attention of management any issues that will affect the overall operationalefficiency and to seek timely approvals from management to implement measuresto avoid any disruption or interruptions to the operations.

    Abilityto lead and motivate other not in direct line of responsibility; this role isto influence change.

    Provenability to lead and co-ordinate team activity in multifunctional environment aswell as successfully manage multiple teams with a collaborative / mentoringstyle.

    Ability to recruit, develop, and motivatepersonnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth.

    Able to guide andmentor a team of Operations management staff plus strong leadership qualitieswith a high level of integrity.

    Good inter personalskills totally committed to high team achievement.

    Good decision makingabilities, ability to create accountability and lead by example.

    Strong written and verbalcommunication skills with an ability to communicate professionally andeffectively with varying levels of internal and external contacts.

    Dynamic, committed,resourceful, energetic, decisive and persistent individual.

    Ability to travel forshort periods locally and abroad.

    Requirements :

    Candidatesmust possess at least a Bachelor Degree in Engineering with computer literacy.

  • At least 15 to 20 years of working experience in relevant industry (preferably in an electronics manufacturing environment, and handling project / program management), and to have held at least one senior position for the last 10 years.
  • Desirable

    Knowledgeof plastic injection mold tooling and / or line jigs / fixture / testing equipmentvalidation & qualification.

    Spraypainting knowledge.

  • Project Management Experience / Formal Training or MS project knowledge.
  • SixSigma Training.

    Lean Manufacturing Principles- Understanding theprinciples of lean and how to apply to a manufacturing organization.


    Dyson Philippine monitors the market to ensure we offer a competitive salary and management bonus. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy comprehensive medical care and insurance.

    But financial benefits are only one part of a successful career at Dyson. Professional growth, 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 fuelling and realizing ambition.

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