Industry Related (Engineering)

Grundfos: An Experience No Classroom Can Ever Provide

Providing excellent training and a wholesome company culture, a career at Grundfos (Singapore) Pte Ltd will ensure that your time is well-spent.

By Azhar Jalil

When talking about pumps, the only name that should come to mind is Grundfos, a Denmark-based company established in 1945...

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Siemens - Soar High with Siemens

For a multinational company like Siemens, having various departments make for good training ground for management trainee candidates.

By Lim Yan Wen

For Liu Bi Sheng, his most unforgettable experience from the Siemens’ Commercial Apprenticeship Programme (CAPAP) was when the CFOs (Chief Financial Officers) from the other Siemens offices, who were Germans, specially arranged sessions with the candidates to get their feedback and comments about the programme...


ST Electronics - Redefining Human Potential

As the saying goes: “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.” The value and importance of training, especially in the defense industry, cannot be underestimated. However, there are some scenarios that are simply too dangerous or costly to conduct exercises for in real life. To provide realistic training without compromising safety, simulators are often the first choice.

By Azhar Jalil


Sembcorp Marine - Rendering Marine Expertise

A powerhouse in the global maritime industry, Sembcorp Marine has grown from strength to strength. Bustling with activity, its yards promise a diverse range of jobs for those willing to take up the challenge.

By Azhar Jalil

You might be surprised to know that Singapore is a very big player in the global maritime industry, with a global market share of about 70% for jack-up drilling rigs, 50% for semi-submersible drilling rigs, 70% for conversion of floating production systems and 20% for ship repair. The driving force behind Singapore’s growth as a integrated maritime hub of choice are companies such as Sembcorp Marine, which provides a full spectrum of turnkey solutions ranging from ship repair, shipbuilding, ship conversion, rig building to offshore engineering & construction...


MTU Asia - People and Power

At MTU Asia, a highly qualified and committed workforce drives the company’s growth. We spoke with three employees, who joined the organisation after graduating with engineering degrees.

By Colin Lim

MTU Asia, located in Singapore, is the regional operational headquarters in Asia and extended arm of MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH. MTU is one of the leading global suppliers of diesel engines and drive systems for applications such as marine, power generation and defense industries. Their product portfolio covers diesel engines of up to 9.100 kW...


JTC - Engineered for Life

Guided by passion, Calvin Chung knew that he was born to be an engineer and strove to follow his dreams. JTC gave him the opportunity; the rest is history.

By Melissa Leong

As a teenager, Calvin Chung had already begun to engineer, starting with his life. Discovering a passion for the sciences at secondary school, he was already convinced then that a career in engineering was the only way to go. Determined to pursue his ambition, he completed his GCE ‘A’ Levels and went on to achieve an Honours degree in Civil Engineering from NUS.

Like many fresh graduates, Calvin went through the rigours of job hunting through classified ads in the newspaper. A career with Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) seemed a natural and outstanding choice to him because as a statutory board, he felt that the organisation would be able to provide him with the most exposure and opportunities in his field...


DSO - Engineered for Success

Find out how a young woman’s passion for engineering led to an enriching career at DSO National Laboratories.

By Joyce Lin

Thanks to her inquisitive nature as a child, Adele Chong would often take apart household appliances to find out how they worked. Today, 25-year-old Adele is a research engineer at DSO National Laboratories, also known as DSO, Singapore’s national defence research and development organisation...


NEA - Engineering the Weather

They tell us when to expect rain or a humid day, but what exactly do meteorological officers do?

By Jasmine Goh

Thanks to Hollywood blockbusters like The Day After Tomorrow and Twister, many of us only have a superficial idea of what meteorologists do. However, the weather is a very real part of our lives that affects our daily activities. The National Environment Agency (NEA) has a homegrown meteorological team that serves the public in many ways, which also offers interesting career opportunities...


DSTA - All Systems Go!

Our defence system has never been just about National Service nor a normal day-to day job. For engineers at the Defence Science & Technology Agency, working on these high-tech giant machines gives them a sense of fulfilment and continues to pique their interest in defence science and technology.

By Everlyn Lee

At over 100 metres long with a 76mm gun and a range of combat systems, the sleek stealth Formidable class frigates, Singapore’s latest naval vessels, already look imposing and awesome. Today’s war fighting demands however, require not only superior weapons but also exceptional software to secure victory...


Makino - The Makino Way

Imagine a working environment with structured training, extensive support, high quality standards and cutting-edge technology. Sounds like a dream? Not at Makino Asia Pte Ltd.

By Azhar Jalil

A leading manufacturer of precision machining tools, Makino is a global company that seeks to maintain its advantage in the market by being innovative and continuously improving. The company started out in Japan in 1937 and has since branched out to have regional headquarters in the US, Germany and Singapore.