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Career Fair 2007

Event Details

Date & Time

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Four Seasons Hotel [map]
Crescent Ballroom, 2nd floor
190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore
Tel. (65) 6734-1110

The career fair is intended to engage and connect companies with SMA Alumni and students. There will be representatives from companies who will discuss the positions they are looking to fill, provide their company background and information, and answer any questions you may have.

The invited companies have:

  1. Worked with SMA,
  2. Actively pursued and hired SMA alumni; and
  3. Are currently seeking to fill open positions in management, engineering, and business.

The MIT-SMA points of contact for this event are Brian W. Anthony and Jocelyn Sales

We encourage you to participate in this event.  However you can also participate by submitting your resume to the companies using the links provided below.  Spread the word to your SMA colleagues, and please save the date on your calendar! 

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The companies listed below, in alphabetical order, have been invited to the event. Confirmed attendees are indicated with email active email submission links.   



3M Singapore

3M Singapore is a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M Company.  Established in 1966, 3M’s presence in Singapore today includes a Sales and Marketing office, the 3M Innovation Centre and the 3M Woodlands Plant.

3M Singapore markets nearly all of the company’s major products. In addition to serving its customers in Singapore, the company provides sales and support services to Bangladesh, Brunei, Myanmar, Nepal and Maldives.

The 3M Innovation Centre employs about 85 research and development professionals and laboratory engineers.  With state-of-the-art facilities and capabilities, they are able to pursue new products and engage in customer technical support, product design and customisation, application research, process enhancement and engineering support.

The 3M Woodlands Plant incorporates state-of-the-art manufacturing technology for the fabrication of flexible circuits. Besides flexible circuits, the facility also manufactures sintered abrasive and electronic adhesive.

3M Company

3M Company is an innovative, highly diversified, multinational corporation with operations in more than 60 countries. A key player in Asia Pacific and the global economy, 3M achieved worldwide sales of US$22.9 billion in 2006. 3M products are sold in more than 200 countries, and its array of 50,000 products serve an extensive range of automotive, communication arts, construction/maintenance, consumer, electronics/electrical, health care, industrial, office, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, transportation, safety and security markets.

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Incorporated in 2006, Achilles Consulting Group Pte. Ltd. is a boutique consulting firm that specializes in business operations consulting. From our prior experiences in applying lean manufacturing principles and operations management techniques in context of large scale operations,  we have developed expertise in business process management and system integration.  Our consulting team has successfully delivered solutions in various industries such as offshore & marine, financial services, logistics, and aerospace. Through our consulting, fulfillment, and education services,  we help clients to quickly identify inefficiencies in their business process and IT system, reduce operations cost, improve service level, and increase awareness of “systems thinking” among their employees.

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Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Nasdaq: CHRT, SGX-ST: CHARTERED), one of the world’s top dedicated semiconductor foundries, offers leading-edge technologies down to 90 nanometer (nm), enabling today’s system-on-chip designs. The company further serves the needs of customers through its collaborative, joint development approach on a technology roadmap that extends to 32nm. Chartered’s strategy is based on open and comprehensive design enablement solutions, manufacturing enhancement methodologies, and a commitment to flexible sourcing. In Singapore, the company operates a 300mm fabrication facility and four 200mm facilities. (source : http://www.charteredsemi.com/about/)

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Hill-Rom is a leading, worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and healthcare information technology solutions.

Hill-Rom’s comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the care continuum in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care. Offering comprehensive, integrated solutions, Hill-Rom associates have an unwavering commitment to helping customers meet their most pressing challenges.

Hill-Rom has supported the efforts of caregivers and healthcare facilities for over 75 years. The company’s global headquarters is based in Batesville, Indiana (USA), and employs approximately 6,000 people worldwide. Hill-Rom is an operating company of publicly traded Hillenbrand Industries (NYSE: HB).

For more information about Hill-Rom including exciting job opportunities, please refer to our website, www.hill-rom.com.

Hill-Rom…enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers.

Locating in Singapore in the early 2008.  Hill-Rom is a producer of hospital equipment and furniture.  We have aggressive plans to hire engineers and scientists for this center, with about 20 personnel in the first year.  Total headcount after 5 years will be between 40-50 employees.  We are interested in hiring electrical, mechanical, software, and materials engineers.

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Keppel Offshore & Marine’s

Keppel Offshore & Marine, integrating the experience and expertise of Keppel FELS, Keppel Shipyard, Keppel Singmarine and Keppel yards overseas, was established in 2002.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corporation, Keppel O&M is one of the largest offshore and marine groups in the world. It has a strategic network of 17 yards serving regions including Asia Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Caspian Sea, Middle East and the North Sea.

The Keppel O&M group offers total solutions to customers. It has an established reputation in the international market for its versatility, reliability, quality service, timely delivery, good project management and commitment to excellence. Quality solutions to customers are enhanced by proprietary technology and critical engineering expertise.

It is the world leading designer and builder of jackups, having built the most number of jackups on order in the last decade. Meeting the needs of deepwater drilling operations, its proprietary suite of semisubmersible designs includes the newly built DSS-20-CAS-M.

In Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) and Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) conversions, Keppel O&M is also the world leader. It is a leading shiprepairer for LNG and LPG carriers and a niche player in specialised conversions and construction.

Its expertise in specialised newbuilding extends to a wide range of small to medium-sized customised vessels including Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels, multipurpose support vessels and cable ships for a worldwide clientele.

Committed to on-time and-on budget deliveries, Keppel O&M is the Provider of Choice for the global offshore and marine industry.

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Leica Instruments (S) Pte Ltd

Leica Instruments Singapore is a design & manufacturing company specialising in state-of-the-art high precision opto-electro-mechanical instruments in the field of stereomicroscopy, surgical operating microscopy, compound microscopy. We have a well-established tradition in Singapore since 1971. Our brand 'Leica' is a widely recognised global brand and markets around the world associate 'Leica' with reliability, superior product quality and high performance. As the largest global manufacturing facility of Leica Microsystems, Leica Instruments Singapore consists of operations in Research & Development. Precision Optics, Mechanics, Assembly Operations and Supply Chain. With a current headcount of 460 employees, Leica Instruments Singapore is always on the look out for talent to staff and grow with the organisation as she continues to expand and move up the value chain.

Leica Instruments Singapore is one of the six finalists in the MAXA 2006 Award, the most prestigious award for manufacturing companies in Singapore.

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Merck Sharp & Dohme Singapore

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) Singapore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc, a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Established in 1891, Merck discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. Merck Sharpe & Dohme is the name Merck uses for conducting its business outside the USA.

The MSD Singapore manufacturing facilities are located on 49 acres at the Singapore Tuas Biomedical Park.  With greater than S$1 Billion in capital investment, becoming operational in less than seven years, the site is unique in that it has state of the art multi-product capable facilities for manufacture of both Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and oral solid dosage forms (tablets).  The facility currently manufactures APIs and/or tablets for the following products, VYTORIN®/INEGY®, ARCOXIA® and ZOCOR®, which are approved and distributed in markets world-wide, contributing to greater than US$3 Billion in total sales.

MSD Singapore has been recognized as an industry leader, winning numerous external and corporate awards for Safety, Environment, Productivity and Employment Practices.  The facility currently employs approximately 300 highly skilled professionals.  With the ongoing installation of new solid-dosage manufacturing platforms and the manufacture and launch of products, the site is expected to grow to greater than 400 employees over the next three years.

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Motorola Electronics Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Established in 1973, Motorola's first facility in Singapore was a sales office with a total of six staff located in an office space at Mandarin Hotel.

Motorola Electronics Pte Ltd was incorporated in 1983, starting with a staff strength of 61 people building a single product. In 1985, Motorola moved into a permanent facility at Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 3 - the Motorola Excellence Centre (MEC) - housing its manufacturing operations and design centre for communication products. Situated next to MEC, the Motorola Innovation Centre (MIC) was opened in late 1994, housing other major Motorola business groups and corporate services.

Motorola Singapore was awarded Operational Headquarters status in 1993 by the Singapore Government, making it the OHQ that co-ordinates and supports its regional subsidiaries in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2003, Motorola was awarded the International Headquarters (IHQ) status to signify its continued commitment to Singapore. Today, Motorola Singapore employs over 2,500 people involved in High-end Manufacturing; Research and Development; Software Design; Marketing; Sales and Distribution; Integrated Supply Chain Management and various corporate functions such as Human Resources, Legal and IP Management, Training & Development, Information Technology, Treasury and Finance.

R&D Excellence

Innovation is at the heart of Motorola. In Singapore, our multidisciplinary group of engineers comes from several R&D centers that include the Singapore Design Center, the Motorola Software Group and the Customer Solutions Centre. Nearly 700 engineers and R&D professionals at Motorola Singapore contributes to the advancement of new products and technologies.

Singapore Design Centre (Mobile Devices)

Since its set-up in 1984, the Singapore Design Center has gained in-depth experience in developing a wide range of wireless communications products. These include two-way radios, wireless phones, data terminals, paging products and cable modems. It is now the Global Center of Excellence for mass-market GSM and 3G phones and focuses solely on the design and development of mobile phones.

The center is one of the few Motorola global R&D centers with a 3G team that is dedicated to the development of 3G handsets for regional and global markets. The team’s research engineers and design talents are engaged in mechanical and electrical engineering, and software development.

The Customer Solutions Centre (CSC)

Launched in December 2005, the CSC is responsible for the development of customized mobile phone solutions and applications specifically to meet the needs of customers and consumers across the High Growth Markets of Southeast Asia, India, Australia, Middle East and Africa. The CSC is the company’s third in Asia and ninth worldwide for Mobile Devices. Its regional charter includes product design and localization, technical support, product and program management, and development of software solutions.

Motorola Software Group-Singapore

The software center was established in 1995 and is focused on next-generation software technologies for telecommunications, broadband and semiconductor industries. It develops software for 2.5 and 3G cellular infrastructure systems; namely Radio Network Access, Base Station, Telecommunications Management Network and Intelligent Network. In addition, it actively participates in the development of software and applications for broadband devices and embedded operating systems for semiconductor devices. The software group is a Level 5 organization, the highest rating in the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model (SEI-CMM®) for Software

Manufacturing Excellence

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Philips In Singapore

Royal Philips Electronics was founded in 1891 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In 1951, Philips Electronics Singapore was set up. With a current workforce of 3,380, Philips is one of the pioneer investors in Singapore and has been in the country for 56 years. (source: http://www.philips.com.sg/about/company/local/developmentmanufacturing/index.page)

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PSA Corporation

PSA Singapore Terminals

PSA Singapore Terminals is the flagship terminal of PSA International Pte Ltd, a global leader in the ports and terminals business, with investments in 26 port projects in 15 countries - Singapore, Belgium, China, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Panama, Pakistan, Portugal, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

In 2006, the Singapore Terminals handled 23.98 million TEUs of containers while the Group's global throughput was 51.3 million TEUs.

PSA Singapore Terminals is the world's busiest transhipment hub, handling about one-fifth of the world's total container transhipment throughput, and 6% of global container throughput.

It is also the world's largest refrigerated container (reefer) port with about 4,900 reefer points, handling over 500,000 reefers in 2006.

PSA Singapore Terminals provides shippers with an excellent choice of 200 shipping lines with connections to 600 ports in 123 countries. This includes daily sailings to every major port in the world.

It was voted the "Best Container Terminal Operator (Asia) for the 18th time at the 2007 Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards, and "Best Container Terminal" at the Lloyd's List Maritime Asia Awards, for the 6th time. (source: http://www.singaporepsa.com/corporate/corporateinfo.html)

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Schlumberger is the leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved exploration and production performance for oil and gas companies around the world. Knowledge, technical innovation and teamwork are at the center of who we are. Worldwide, our engineers, scientists and specialists supply technology, project management and information solutions to an industry that is vital to the global economy.

The company employs more than 70,000 people of over 140 nationalities working in more than 80 countries. Our belief that no culture has a monopoly on creativity has given us access to the best people no matter where they were born.

Our diversity and our culture lead to our view of ourselves as global citizens. We place high value on the quality of our behavior as an employer, a supplier, a client and as members of the communities in which we live and work. As such we are committed to finding solutions to climate change, to having a positive impact on health, safety and environment wherever we operate and to create educational opportunities for youth.

Schlumberger is an equal Opportunity Employer.

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Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate’s business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, and to be the low cost producer in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world’s growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at www.seagate.com.


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