Mid-career company attachment helps former sailor transition to semiconductor sector

Mr Loo Fang Jing, a former sailor, is now a learning and development trainee at semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries.
Mr Loo Fang Jing, a former sailor, is now a learning and development trainee at semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - After being in maritime for about 15 years, Mr Loo Fang Jing, 40, jumped ship, so to speak, to the semiconductor manufacturing industry.

Now a learning and development trainee at semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries, he is worlds away from his previous career as a sailor and then as a technical trainer in a marine engineering firm.

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