Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific

Infineon is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. In the 2020 fiscal year (ending 30 September), Infineon is one of the top 10 semiconductor companies with a reported revenue of more than S$13.8 billion and a global workforce of more than 50,000 people.

A strong partner for Singapore

Infineon is a strong partner since 1970 when the first manufacturing plant was established. It has played an important role in the development of the local electronics industry. Today, as the regional headquarters for Asia Pacific, Infineon continues to contribute significantly to Singapore's economic growth and community interests. The company has become the lead site for smart factory solutions development and the global test hub for automotive microcontroller units. It is also a key node for Infineon global distribution and one of the major microelectronics R&D centers in Asia.

Infineon focuses on innovation, partnership and commitment to skills development

By leveraging innovation, automation, digitalization and data exchange, Infineon Singapore continues to transform as a company to create higher value added functions. As a pioneer in industry 4.0, Infineon collaborates with companies to develop and deploy advanced manufacturing technologies within their manufacturing plant to achieve greater levels of efficiency, precision and control.

In 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) added Infineon's smart factory in Singapore to its Global Lighthouse Network of advanced manufacturers that show leadership in applying I4.0 technologies.

Singapore is the first location for Infineon Co-Innovation Space that helps start-ups create prototypes or viable semiconductor solutions for commercial showcase quickly. It is a year-long commitment backed by technologies, expertise and guidance from Infineon to fast track the product development process of start-ups.

Marking its 50th year in Singapore, Infineon announced plans to be a global artificial intelligence (AI) innovation hub here. To prepare for a digital future, it will empower its workforce to be capable of deploying AI solutions in all business functions. More than 1,000 employees will be upskilled and around 25 unique AI projects will be deployed by 2023.

Potential career path and developmental opportunities for scholars

Infineon’s employees contribute to Infineon’s success in many different ways and functions. It is important to Infineon that everybody can develop to their full potential. That’s why they provide their employees with a career development framework which best suits their abilities and aspirations.

The Individual Contributor Career is the standard career path for Infineon. It aims at employees who contribute to Infineon’s success though their expertise in a special business area. Individual contributors are the backbone of their company.

The Project Management Career is a career intended for employees whose job requirements are mainly about leading projects and functional leadership of the project team. It provides a transparent development framework with clear perspectives, requirements and learning opportunities for each project management level.

The Technical Ladder is a career for employees with specialized technical know-how. Requirements for every level of the Technical Ladder are defined within the Technical Ladder Competency Matrix. The Technical Ladder encourages technical expertise and systematically fosters the development of their technical experts in accordance with business needs.

Preferred courses of study

  • Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Information Technology, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Science, Engineering Systems & Design, Environmental Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design Engineering, Mechanical Design & Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics, Systems Engineering (ElectroMechanical Systems))
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Supply Chain Management