BUTEX radio organized the most awaiting “Postmaster season 2” on 26 February at BUTEX Auditorium. Lenzing Corporation, an Austrian fiber producing company, presented the event, where Bangladesh Textile Today was the media partner.
BUTEX Radio organizes this program every year since 2017 to bring corporate and business icons of Bangladesh before the students of BUTEX.
Monowar Hossain Polash, Director of Asia Pacific, Asutex; Ibrahim Khalil, GM of Delta group of industries; Nazmut Tareq, Assistant Manager of Masco Group and Arief Labu, Denim specialist of Freelancer Denim were the guest speakers. They shared their experiences and advice with the students. Arif Iqbal, Lecturer, BUTEX also attended the program.
Shahidul Rifat shared his experience of an international viva. He said, “To be focused on improving their psychological ability improvement in emotional intelligence is very important for career”. “Failure is the pillar of success” is not correct. Always believe in “success brings success”, he added.
Ibrahim Khalil told some of the struggles he faced to reach the highest job status.
“Take Initiative and make it happen,” said Nazmut Tareq. He inspired students to create innovative ideas. Even he introduced some of his innovative ideas that are being used in his factory. These are saving in CAD marker by the broken line, solving needle. He suggested students to stay connected with the social and professional network to be privileged in the job.
AriefLabu introduced the history of denim and linked it with Bangladesh. He also introduced some denim brands and their trends like Diesel, Levis, G-star etc. He said that good command in English, networking, understanding different cultures, public speaking ability are the compulsory skills to lead a good career.
Monowar Hossain Polash cautioned the students about the upcoming job crisis and competitive environment of textile sector. He also suggested the students to keep themselves updated with new technologies around the world. Fast Fashion has added more challenges for textile engineers. Textile engineers have to prove their caliber in the upcoming situation
He also added, “Energy, political environment, economic condition are the key external factors and these will be under threat after a certain period. All these things can make the textile sector vulnerable.”
Students showed a very good response to the event. Aminul Islam, a student, said, “This program is acting as a bridge between the students and the professionals”. He expressed his hope that the program would be held every year. Jahid Hasan, a final year student, said that this program has provided them enough information about the job sector. He also thanked BUTEX Radio for organizing such program.