‘War on talent’: Malaysia’s semiconductor industry plagued by lack of skilled workers

‘War on talent’: Malaysia’s semiconductor industry plagued by lack of skilled workers

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In order to meet growing demand, the nation’s national semiconductor corporate commission is looking into hiring foreign graduates. &nbsp,

Wong Siew Hai, leader of the Malaysia Semiconductor Industry Association, stated that his organization has developed a program to address the engineering lack. He also referred to the position as a talent war. &nbsp,

Because everyone is quick on ability and they are looking for skills outside, he told CNA,” I call it the battle on ability.”

Malaysia’s multinational companies are also encouraged to teach young engineers.

The government introduced the Academy in Industry program last year as part of the labour market reforms, subsidizing coaching for school graduates to meet business needs. It anticipates the arrival of technology companies.

United States-based device manufacturer Intel, which established its first global manufacturing facility in Penang 50 years ago, is investing US$ 7 billion to expand its operations it.

By the end of this year, it is expected to finish its new innovative packaging service. It will make about 4, 000 higher- paying jobs at the company’s primary international facility for advanced 3D chip packaging.

Under the New Industrial Masterplan 2030, the state is even aiming to make 700, 000 higher- paying jobs.

For AT&amp, S’s Ms Azzuani, she got to acquire significant training when she was sent to the bank’s Chongqing plant in China for six weeks.

She has been “very excited” about making integrated circuits materials for use in unnatural knowledge. She also hopes to work as a senior director in the future and get a professional in her industry.

” Actually, right now, there are a few companies ( that ) want to ( be in the ) same industry like AT&amp, S. ( It depends ) on you whether to accept”, Ms Azzuani told CNA.

” The most important ( thing ) other than salary is knowledge that I gained”.