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Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Ltd

Senior Engineer / Engineer – Additives for Bituminous Pavement

Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Ltd
Salary negotiable
Posted on 21 Jan 2020

Senior Engineer / Engineer – Additives for Bituminous Pavement

Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Ltd

Job Highlights

  • MPhil or above in Material / Chemistry
  • Experiences in additives for asphalt binder
  • Fast-track career growth

Job Description


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.


  • 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 Benefit:

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

APPLY NOW. 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.)


Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Company Website

Company Overview

Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI) was established in 2006 and designated by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government as an R&D Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. NAMI has a very strong team of over 170 professional researchers and 30,000 sq ft. laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in the Hong Kong Science Park. NAMI conducts market-driven research on nanotechnology and advanced materials, supporting the local industries in developing and commercializing new technologies.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus

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