Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D...

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research.

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Intelligent Sensing Technology System, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuits.

Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

(The requirements and responsibilities of the vacancies are posted on our website:www.astri.org)

Director, Advanced Power Electronics

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, General holidays, Insurance plan, Maternity leave, Medical plan, MPF, Paternity leave
Industry Information Technology
Job function Engineering > Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Information Technology > Team Leader
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 13/11/2018
ref. CTO/EC/PACK/2375/180718

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand the needs of advanced power electronics and their applications in smart city, industry 4.0, smart grid, EV, and new energy, etc. and develop corresponding business plan and strategy;
  • Define the technology & project development roadmap based on the business plan & strategy;
  • Recruit, develop and build a strong advanced power electronics related technical group;
  • Apply ITF funding and execute the projects to build-up a strong patent portfolio and develop the advanced power electronics technologies with competitive advantages for different product applications;
  • Work with the BD team to promote, market and commercialize the technologies and products to be developed;
  • Build-up close collaboration with local universities and industries to enhance HK leading position in the advanced power electronics.

Requirements

  • Master degree or above in the Electric/Electronics Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • 10+ years’ working experience in the electronics industry with well-established expertise in various products; 5+ years of people management experience with well-developed leadership skills in strategy planning, resource integration, team establishment, plan execution and effective communication.
  • In-depth understanding of the complete electronics product development cycle, and system design for performance, production compliance, manufacturability and cost is a must.
  • Experience in various electronics systems, such as power transfer system, energy saving system, energy collection, etc. for smart city, industry 4.0, smart grid, EV, new energy, etc. related applications.
  • Strong team spirit, independent, responsible and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and communication skills in English, Cantonese, Putonghua.
  • Live ASTRI values.

Application

The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates please send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume, current and expected salary to the HR Department by email. Or you may contact San Lee, Head of Talent Acquisition on +852 3406 2888 for a confidential discussion. Application will be open until the position is filled.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.