Senior Engineer / Engineer – Polymer for Biomedical Applications (Ref. 19048)
Duties The appointee will work on the development of functional polymers for various healthcare and medical applications. He/she will work in a dynamic and efficient team which is responsible for:
  • Development of formulations for functional polymers via polymerization/synthesis or plastic compounding/molding process;
  • Characterization of the functional plastics using Universal material testing machine, FTIR,TGA, DSC, HDT, GPC, etc.;
  • Evaluation of the mechanical properties and biomedical performances of the formulations;
  • Drafting proposals, project progress reports, meeting slides, SOPs, and IP documents;
  • Incubating ideas to explore the opportunity of cooperation with industry partners;
  • Collaborating with other research staff on R&D work;
  • Facilitating the daily operations of the laboratory; and
  • Performing other duties assigned by supervisor.
Requirements
  • Master or Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science/Engineering, Material Science/Engineering Biochemistry or related disciplines;
  • Master degree holder with at least 1 year of relevant industrial experience, or fresh PhD graduate from a well-recognized university (which is among the top 100 universities for STEM-related subjects) is an advantage;
  • Solid knowledge in polymer and plastic processing, silicone or elastomers;
  • Hands-on experiences in various types of R&D work, especially in medical plastics related projects;
  • Experience in industrial application, quality control, and technology transfer is an advantage;
  • Knowledge and extensive experience in polymer processing and engineering (e.g. extrusion, injection molding) is an advantage;
  • Knowledge in medical grade plastics PE, PET, and PU, is an advantage;
  • Wholehearted application to work with high motivation;
  • Work independently and able to communicate in teamwork;
  • Positive, analytical, critical thinking and good troubleshooting skill;
  • Have a sense of ownership for his/her work;
  • Willing to work under pressure; and
  • Good command of English and Chinese, articulate report writing/presentation skills as well as abilities in literature/patent search.
Salary and Benefits We offer 5-day work, attractive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. We also offer an open, collaborative and friendly working environment as well as ample capacity for your professional development. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.
Application Procedure Applicants should send application, together with a detailed resume, current & expected salary and contact telephone number by email to recruit@nami.org.hk (quoting the reference number on the subject heading). We thank applicants for their interests, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

(Applicants who do not hear from us within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and their data will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.)