Dato Haji Mohd Nordin served the Royal Malaysian Police Force for more than 34 years until his retirement in 1991 as Chief Police Officer, Selangor Darul Ehsan. On his retirement he established Awin Security Systems Sdn. Bhd on 7th November 1992 which was registered as a Company providing security services.

During his tenure with Polis DiRaja Malaysia, he has served in various posts, notably;
Aide-de-Camp to the late Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, Malaysia’s second Prime Minister.
Five years in Criminal Investigations.
Seventeen years in Special Branch
Five years as Head of Logistics in Bukit Aman.
Five years in the State of Selangor as both Deputy Chief Police Officer and Chief Police Officer.
 
Dato Haji Mohd Nordin has also served as the Director of the Police Cooperative Society for six years.

Currently he holds directorship in the following organizations;-
Yayasan Tun Razak
Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Shah Alam
Kz Tech (M) Sdn Bhd
Bumivin Holdings Sdn Bhd
MTTC Trading Sdn Bhd
Rei Holdings Sdn Bhd
 
In honor of his services to the country he was awarded:
Ahli Mangku Negara (AMN)
Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN)
Darjah Panglima Mahkota Johor (DPMJ) which carries the title Dato’.