Job ref no.: HKRITA-SE-09/21
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

Senior Engineer (Leather & Apparel)

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

[Work Location: Science Park, Shatin]

Reporting to the Research Manager, the appointee will be required to:

  • be responsible for engineering related tasks of R&D projects, such as development of systems, equipment or processes;
  • keep close communications with equipment manufacturers and co-ordinate the delivery, installation and testing of the equipment and systems at the designated site of HKRITA, and apply licenses for the equipment if necessary;
  • provide technical support to the R&D researchers/ technicians;
  • manage R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects and other project administrative tasks, such as preparing project updates and reports;
  • work closely with R&D researchers and personnel; coordinate with local and overseas universities, research institutions and business partners, and handle enquiries in a professional manner; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned.


  • a master’s degree or above in Textile Engineering, Material Science, Environmental Science or Recycling; applicants with bachelor’s degree but possess experience in Leather and Apparel industry will also be considered.
  • 5 or more years of research/ relevant work experience;
  • highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments;
  • good interpersonal skills; and
  • fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with good command of Putonghua being an advantage.

Applicants with less experience may be considered for the position of Engineer.

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, R906-08, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail: [via CTgoodjobs 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 position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose.

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More job information
Job ref no. HKRITA-SE-09/21
Job Function
  • Shatin
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Master's degree
  • 5-day week