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Technical Manager (Ref. No.: HKRITA-TM-08/19)HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd
Technical Manager (Ref. No.: HKRITA-TM-08/19)HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Laboratory management
  • Familiar with HOKLAS / HKIAS
  • Perform any other duties as assigned

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the appointee will be required to:

  • Manage chemical laboratories and the relevant facilities for the Institute;
  • Provide comprehensive technical services in laboratory and safety management (SOPs), procurement and maintenance of the equipment, etc.;
  • Assess, verify and monitor the procurement, operation and maintenance of the equipment for the laboratories and the in-house projects;
  • Ensure the laboratories complied with all laboratory rules and safety regulations;
  • Carry out regular routine maintenance, inspection and stock control of the laboratory equipment;
  • Assist in the formulation of training programmes on laboratory safety and emergency response as well as laboratory orientation;
  • Formulate and implement the operation policies and procedures for the laboratories, and optimize the performance of the laboratories;
  • Prepare and manage budgets and other resources in the laboratories;
  • Work at the laboratory in Hong Kong Science Park; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • A recognised degree or above in Chemistry, Textile Technology or a related discipline, and preferably with certificate for laboratory technician;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in laboratory management, electrical and mechanical services, facilities management, etc.; experience as a senior member in a chemical laboratory is preferred;
  • Familiar with the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS) and/or the Hong Kong Inspection Body Accreditation Scheme (HKIAS), with experience in Laboratory Infrastructure Management System (LIMS) is a plus;
  • A good team player with a strong sense of responsibility as well as good interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Independent and able to work under pressure;
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications and Chinese word processing;

Applicants with less experience or lower qualification will also be considered.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, HKRITA, R906-8, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail Via:"Apply Now"). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the positions. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Please mark “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL” and quote the position applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

Additional Information

Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Company Website

Company Overview

We are The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA).  
We are established with funding from the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
We work with Industry to invent, innovate, and create new solutions that make our industries better and benefit our society.  
We are a young, energetic team that delights in bringing together researchers and industry partners.  
We thrive on challenges.  We are excited by new possibilities.  We love to create new and better products, machines, and solutions. Applications are now invited for the following position.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week

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