Engineer – Biodegradable Plastic and Plastic Recycling (Ref. 19036)
Duties The appointee will work on the development of biodegradable plastics, biodegradable materials and/or plastic recycling. S/he will be responsible for designing the formulation, operating material processing machines (such as compounder, extruder, etc.) and characterizing the material properties using analytical instrument (such as DSC, FTIR, TGA, TEM, SEM, etc.). Other than that, s/he will also be responsible for preparing project progress reports, SOPs, and other documents related to collaboration with industry partners.
  • The appointee will be responsible for R&D work, including experimental design, conducting experiment, sample preparation and characterization as well as data analysis etc.;
  • Master or above in Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Engineering or related disciplines;
  • Familiar with materials processing and characterization;
  • Experience in formulation development, validation, or production in industrial scale will be an advantage;
  • Willing to travel to PRC to monitor the prototype production process;
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience;
  • Ability to initiate and work independently;
  • Positive, analytical, critical thinking and good troubleshooting skill;
  • Have a sense of ownership for his/her work, good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese), proficient in Putonghua is an advantage;
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineers.
Salary and Benefits Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. 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 (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.)