6,370 job openings in manufacturing, marine and offshore sectors in Singapore
Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower reported that the number of job opportunities in the manufacturing sector has doubled in the last two months, with about 6,370 openings in the sector as of mid-October compared to 3,200 at the end of August. These make up about 61 per cent of the 10,400 openings in the manufacturing sector under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package, which also includes 2,710 traineeships and attachments as well as 1,330 training places.
MOM announced this on Monday in its jobs situation report. The report said about 4,540 of the job openings – or around 71 per cent – are for professional, manager, executive and technician (PMET) roles, while an additional 1,830 are for non-PMET roles. Most of the openings are in three sectors – electronics, precision engineering and food manufacturing.