A FACTORY TOUR AND SCHEDULING WORKSHOP TO SCHLUMBERGER SEISMIC MANUFACTURING SDN. BHD.
26 mechanical degree and 14 manufacturing degree undergraduate students from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia under the guidance of Dr. Muhammad Ifishah Ramdan and Dr. Mohamad Aizat Abas were given a one-day factory tour and scheduling workshop in Schlumberger Seismic Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. (Oil and Gas Company in Autocity) on 5 November 2014. Schlumberger is the global renowned supplier in technology, integrated project management and information solutions to the oil and gas industry. The event is part of the joint initiatives by the School of Mechanical Engineering and the respective industries to provide critical earlier exposure to students in high value added manufacturing technologies and systems. In the workshop, students were introduced to knowledge of seismic acquisition, manufacturing of marine seismic equipment and land seismic equipment, fabrication process and production dispatching by Schlumberger Seismic Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd.’s Recruiting, Training & Development Manager, Mr. Ooi Cheng Yew. Sharing of experience was given by HSE Faculty and Maintenance Manager, Mr. Khiril Mohamad Isa. Students who won the quiz competition were awarded souvenirs by the company. The tour ended by 5.30pm. This one of the activities fully organized by undergraduate students as part of the initiatives to inculcate managerial soft skill in student leaders.
The article is contributed by the Mr. Chan Zhen Yu who is also the trip organizer.
CELEBRATING THE 2014 UNDERGRADUATE YELLOW BELT AWARDS
On 27th August 2014, we were celebrating the completion and award presentation ceremony for the first batch of students in Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma Training Program initiated by BOSE Systems Malaysia (BSM) and funded by Graduate Employability Program Grant under Malaysia Ministry of Education. For this ceremony, the inaugural speech was given by our school dean, Prof Dr. Zaidi bin Mohd Ripin, the champion of this program. It is a great honor to have USM deputy vice chancellor, Professor Dato' Dr. Ahmad Shukri Mustapa Kamal and also top management representatives from BSM and BOSE global to be with us to witness this exciting occasion and present the awards to the students. The representatives from BSM and BOSE global are Mr. Jeffrey Hastie, Mr. Mark Longa, Mr. Ruben Nyul, Mr. Kamaldin Nordin, Mr. Selman Real, Mr. Patrick McAdam, Mr. Peter Righellis, Mr. David Archand, Mr. Octavio Gonzalez, Mr. Shaharom Mohd Nasir, Miss Mazilifah Mohd Razak, Mr. Ng Yi Lun and Mr. Ang Chee Yiang. Yellow Belt certificates issued by BSM were awarded to USM students Mr. Mock Kar Wai, Mr. Mohammad Izzat Amzar bin Azmir, Mr. James Tan Zhi Qin, Miss Juliana bt. Md. Sardi and Miss Low Yu Ning.
Group photo session: (from the left to right), the front row: Professor Dato' Dr. Ahmad Shukri Mustapa Kamal (DVC), Low Yu Ning, Selman Real, James Tan Zhi Qin, Mohammad Izzat Amzar bin Azmir, Mock Kar Wai, Juliana bt. Md. Sardi, Ruben Nyul, the second row: Dr. Khairudin Mohamed, Dr. Chin Jeng Feng, Prof Dr. Zaidi bin Mohd Ripin (Dean), Kamaldin Nordin, Mark Longa, David Archand, Octavio Gonzalez, Patrick McAdam, Peter Righellis, Jeffrey Hastie and Shaharom Mohd Nasir.