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Areas of specialization : Operations Management, Facilities Management

Singapore, 159049, Singapore
December 06, 2017

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Personal Particulars

Name : Sit Siow Kong

Address : Block 9 Gloucester Road #06-03

Singapore 210009

Email Address :

Telephone No. : +65 94882018

Sex : Male

Date/Place of Birth : 8 September 1950/Singapore

Citizenship : Singaporean. NRIC : S0116870C

Academic Qualification :

GCE ‘O’ Level (1965) Singapore Chinese High School

GCE ‘A’ Level (1967) Singapore Chinese High School

First Class BSc(Hons) Degree in Production Technology & Production Management from The University of Aston in Birmingham (1983)

Degree of Master of Engineering from The National University of Singapore. (1987)

Professional Qualification

Craft Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Practice (1969)

One year In-plant Training in The Engineering Industries Development Agency (1970)

Certificate of Pedagogy from The Teachers’ Training College (1971)

City & Guilds Full Technological Certificate in Engineering Production (1974)

Career History

1)Training Officer

Singapore Vocational Institute (Aug. 1970 - Sept. 1981)

Singapore Technical Institute (Jun. 1983 - Sept. 1983)

Nature of Work

Lecturing subjects in Mechanical Engineering at National Trade Cert. and Industrial Technician Cert. levels. Setting examination papers for the NTC and ITC Tests. Preparing teaching notes and audio-visual-aids materials. Course curriculums planning. Extra-curricular-activities.

2)Development Officer in Vocational & Industrial Training Board Headquarters (Sept. 1983 - Dec. 1983)

Nature of Work

To liaise with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, M & E Consultants etc. to analyze capacity and facility requirements for new vocational institutions. To prepare tender and contract documents. Evaluation of tenders and award of successful tenderers. To form committee which comprises members of the above in addition with Contractors so as to monitor the progress of each project hence to ensure scheduled completion date is met. To make appropriate budgetary and technical adjustments in any event of variation

3) Production/Process Engineer in Molex (S) Pte Ltd (Dec. 1983 - Dec 1984)

Nature of Work

Setting up of assembly line and ensuring smooth production work flow. Application of work study methods to improve line efficiency, productivity and yield. Analysis of existing processes to up-grade product quality. Machine tools evaluation, selection, optimization. Jigs and fixtures design.

4)Research Scholar and tutor in The National University of Singapore (Jan. 1985 - Jun. 1987)*

Field of research

Stress-stain Relationship of sheet-metal under Hydrostatic Formation.

*This is a full-time research work leading to an award of Degree of Master of Engineering

5)Production Manager in Hitachi Chemical (S) Pte Ltd (Jul.1987 - Jul 1992)

Product Type

Printed Circuit Board

Nature of Work

To manage all manufacturing and engineering aspects/functions of the Production Department including budget planning pertaining to manpower and manufacturing overheads. Staff and manpower development. Machinery investment. Optimal utilization of resources. Quality control. Productivity and quality improvement. Timely schedule attainment. Continuing implementation of relevant new processes. Technical advancements and process development. Implementation of ISO 9002.

6)Training Manager in Hitachi Chemical (S) Pte Ltd (Aug 1992 - Jan 1994)

Nature of Work

To analyze and identify training needs for the company for each budget period. To plan and organize in-house and overseas training programmes for all levels of staff. To recommend external ad-hoc training courses, workshops and seminars. SDF application. To organize in-house motivational activities. Implementation of ISO 9002.

7)Manufacturing Manager in Integrated Plastics Technology Pte Ltd . (Jan 1994 - Feb 1995)

Product Type

Injection Moulded Plastic Parts

Nature of work

Similar to that of a Production Manager in Hitachi Chemical (S) Pte Ltd

Reason for Leaving : The company has closed down.

8)Production Manager in International Vision Laboratories Pte Ltd and Igel CM Laboratory Pte Ltd. (Feb 1995 - Dec 1997) Plant Manager (Jan 1998 - Jun 2002)

Product Type

Contact Lens (Using Plastic Injection Moulding Method in a class 10k Cleanroom)

Nature of Work

Similar to the above. Additionally, production control and production planning. Over-all in-charge of the set-up and operations of an overseas new plant (Shenzhen,China). Total liaison between Singapore Headquarters and overseas branch. Sourcing and assessing of qualified suppliers. Achieving the ISO 9002 Certification and sustaining the system. Practicing Good Manufacturing System. In-charge of the Raw Material Store and the Warehouse & Distribution Centre. Facilities Management.

Last Drawn Salary - S$5,500.00

Reason for Leaving : The company changed owner hence the top management.

9)General Manager in Kimann Specialty Metals (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. (Sept 2002 – December 2004)

(A wholly owned subsidiary of Kim Ann Engineering Pte. Ltd. In Singapore)

Product Type

Stockholder of metals. Pre-machining and heat treatment services.

Nature of Work (Stationed in Shanghai, China)

To plan and set company’s goals and policies for approval by the board. To provide corporate leadership. Company’s total performance evaluation and continuous improvement implementation. To liaise with the government officials for regulatory issues.

Last Drawn Salary

S$5,200.00 + RMB 20,000.00 + Local Housing Allowance.

Reason for Leaving : This Shanghai branch ceased operations.

10)Factory Manager in Long Tech Engineering Pte Ltd. (Jan 2005 to Nov 2007)

Product Type

Custom made mould base.

Nature of Work

All functional aspects in the shop floor, including Production, QA, Maintenance & Facilities and Store.

Last Drawn Salary


11)Product Development Manager in Kim Ann Engineering Pte Ltd. (Jan 2008 to Dec 2010)

Product Type

Stockholder of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Pre-machining and heat treatment services.

Nature of Work

Product development to Asian clients such as China, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia etc..

Last Drawn Salary

S$4,800.00 + Overseas allowance

Reason for Leaving : This section has ceased operations

12)Operations Manager in Ocean Health Pte Ltd (Mar 2011 to Date)

Product Type

Health supplement & skincare products.

Nature of Work

Over-all in-charge of the company’s Operations functions including Procurement, Production Planning & Scheduling, Production, Plant Facilities, Logistics & Warehouse etc..

Compliance to ISO 9001, GMP, GDP and HALAL systems.

Last Drawn Salary


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