Engineering Careers With Malayan Flour Mills Berhad

by Malayan Flour Mills Berhad

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MFM has been the pioneer in food industry for more than 50 years. MFM has widely collaborated with many food industries. They supply flour to Julie’s and Gardenia, produce animal feed, process the poultry such as chicken under Dindings poultry integration, trading raw materials such as corn and soybeans and also expanding the aquaculture business. The headquarters of MFM is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They also have factories and plants in other states in Malaysia and other countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia with the plans to expand their business in Singapore. MFM has been receiving many awards such as the Outstanding Technology Adoption in Farm production 2018, Best Onboarding Experience of Asia Recruitment Awards 2019 and HR Asia Best Companies to Work for Asia in 2018 and 2019.

MFM emphasizes in developing the talent of new and existing employees by providing many opportunities for employees. They continuously provide trainings for technical skills of engineers, develop leadership skills and on the board job training by rotating to other plants in Vietnam as well, that is aimed to cultivate employees with global communication skills. The top skills expected from MFM management to employees are Planning, Analytical Thinking, Problem Solving and Take Initiative. Miss May advised employees to always show passion by taking initiatives in joining activities and handling projects as MFM holds many activities every year. 

The UTP alumnus, , graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering Prem Raj, currently a production engineer at MFM in Dindings Poultry Processing Sdn. Bhd. shared his experience in working as a Production Engineer in the past 7 months. He said that having virtual interviews on Google Meet was a great experience. He had undergone 3 stages of interviews and a Technical Assessment Stage where the recruiter valued his ability and suitability for the company. In the 7 months period of working at MFM, he is responsible in taking care of the whole supply chain department production and create SOP of machinery to ensure all workers could manipulate the machineries well. He also shared the main machineries that he used daily such as Carton Freezer, Shrink Wrapper, Sys6tem Logistics Conveyer etc. He said the high technology adaption in the new plant is an achievement of the 4.0 industry.  

At the end of his presentation, Mr. Prem gave advice to juniors who are persistent in applying jobs that although having to receive rejections, develop and organize a LinkedIn account as you can showcase experiences and talents that could make your recruiters know more about you personally and raise your opportunity to be noticed. With LinkedIn, you can search for jobs and probably secure one before you graduate, open yourself to wide ranges of opportunities by not just restricting to the degree you have and develop more soft skills. 

To know more about MFM, visit their career webpage at www.mfm.com.my/careers and follow their LinkedIn page to explore available opportunities in MFM.

 

Location

Career Development Office
Center For Student Development 

Lower Ground Pocket D

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS 

32610 Seri Iskandar 

Perak Darul Ridzuan

Contact

UTP Career Development Office
05 – 368 8387/8434/8439

Email

careerdevelopment@utp.edu.my

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