The recent winner of Singapore Health Promotion Board’s Platinum Health Award 2010, TÜV SÜD PSB is an established and internationally recognized integrated solution provider, offering testing, inspection, product and management system certification services in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, We speak to three TÜV SÜD PSB employees to find out more about the career opportunities available at this established multinational corporation.
by Wendy Ng
The first thing that grabs the attention of anyone walking up to TÜV SÜD PSB’s reception counter is the huge shelf on the left, displaying rows of brochures each detailing a different aspect of this multi-faceted company.
This shelf of brochures is just a tiny hint of the diverse range of career options available within the company.
Providing certification, testing and inspection services, TÜV SÜD PSB aims to help companies achieve business excellence, and caters to multiple industries from manufacturing, aerospace, consumer products, food and healthcare etc. Formerly known as PSB Corporation, TÜV SÜD PSB is headquartered in Singapore and is part of the TÜV SÜD Group, which was established 140 years ago and now has over 15,000 employees in 600 locations worldwide.
A reputed name
“This company appealed to me because of the amount of recognition it has in the market,” says Ting Chye Cher, a Certification Executive with TÜV SÜD PSB.
Armed with a diploma in Civil and Environmental Engineering and past working experiences in construction, marine, oil and gas industries, the 32-year-old was drawn to TÜV SÜD PSB for its wide brand recognition among industry peers. “From where I was from, especially in the construction industry, you always hear about TÜV SÜD PSB. Before you buy a product, the first thing you ask is if it’s TÜV SÜD PSB-certified. When I found out that there was a job opportunity for me in TÜV SÜD PSB, I did not hesitate to try.”
Since joining TÜV SÜD PSB more than a year ago, Chye Cher has gone from helping customers on their product certification inquiries to playing an active role in the issuing of such certifications.