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Specialist Associate

Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: DESIGN & ENVIRONMENT, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Design Incubation Centre of the Division of Industrial Design (DID) at the College of Design and Engineering (CDE), National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the Specialist Associate (Workshop Specialist) position.

Job Purpose

  • To assist and supervise students of their fabricating activities in the workshop.
  • To operate various advance machinery and equipment in the workshop.
  • To ensure safe working practices are observed.
  • To assist in the teaching of workshop-based modules.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To operate and maintain the workshop's machineries, tools, and equipment.
  • To keep an inventory of materials, tools, and equipment, and conduct regular checks/maintenance.
  • Adopt good housekeeping of all tools and equipment and to keep the workshop neat and clean.
  • In-charge of various advance machinery and equipment such as 3d printing system, laser cutting machine, cnc milling machine etc by handling the fabrication request of students and DIC/DID project initiatives.
  • To guide and support students in operating various machinery and equipment in the workshop.


Minimum Higher NITEC/ Diploma qualification in Precision Machining, Mechanical Engineering or Additive Manufacturing. Preferably with 1-2 years' of prototyping experience in 3D printing