Senior Engineer / Engineer – Additives for Bituminous Pavement (Ref. 20002)
 
Duties The appointee will work on the development of chemical additives for asphalt / rubber asphalt mixtures. He/she will work in a dynamic team which responsible for:
  • Design, synthetize and fabricate chemical additives, and apply the additives into asphalt binder and mixture and to evaluate the performance;
  • Optimization of rubber asphalt mixture formulations for potential scale-up processes;
  • Characterization and testing of durability performance of rubber asphalt mixture;
  • Support scale up and commercialization of all R&D results for industrial partners;
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations in timely manner;
  • Ensure all deliverables meet project timelines and milestones;
  • Support the incubation of ideas to explore new cooperation opportunities with industrial partners; and
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.
Requirements
  • University degree in Material Chemistry related field, preferably with specialization in synthetize, surface treatment and characterization, and/or chemistry, and/or polymer science, and/or organometallic chemistry;
  • Postdoctoral research experience preferred while fresh PhD graduate will also be considered;
  • Prior experiences on additives development for construction material is an added advantage;
  • Solid hands-on experiences in laboratory and work; experience in supporting scale-up process is an added advantage;
  • Competent in technical writing and reporting;
  • Ability to initiate and work independently;
  • A good team player with strong problem-solving and communications skills; creative in generating/incubating new ideas;
  • Adaptable to different technology areas and having a proactive growth mindset;
  • Fluent in spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); ability to speak Mandarin is an advantage; and
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
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.)