Centre for Advances in Reliability and Safety Limited (CAiRS), initiated by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is established in 2020 with its operation located in the Hong Kong Science Park, New Territories, Hong Kong. The mission of CAiRS is to bridge academic and industrial counterparts to introduce and implement artificial intelligence methods and prognostic techniques to advance reliability and safety. The goal of the Centre is to improve reliability and safety of critical components and devices, products, systems and sub-systems designed, commissioned and/or manufactured by Hong Kong companies and enterprises. More information about the company can be found at http://www.cairs.hk.

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Job Description

Senior Project Engineer / Project Engineer (Ref. No.: CAiRS-Engineering-01)


The appointees will report to the Head of Engineering and perform project-related engineering work in CAiRS.

For the post of Project Engineer, the appointee will be required:

  1. To work with the research team on system/product design and development (including hardware and software)
  2. To prepare a prototype of the system/product.
  3. To prepare project technical documents, including but not limited to engineering drawings diagrams, reports, working instructions, manuals, BOM, etc…
  4. To coordinate with contractors and liaise with clients and vendors.
  5. To monitor project quality and development progress
  6. To provide technical support to the research team and other departments.
  7. To support the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, testing and commissioning
  8. Perform any other duties as assigned by the Centre Director or his delegates.


Applicants should have/ be:

  1. Bachelor's degree in electronic, electrical, mechanical engineering, computer science, or other relevant disciplines.
  2. Minimum 2 years of experience in system/product design and development.
  3. Candidate with more experience will be considered as a senior project engineer
  4. Handon experience in new product/solution prototype design and development.
  5. Proficiency in engineering CAD software, such as PADS, Altium, AutoCAD, Pro-E, SolidWorks etc…)
  6. Familiar with simulation (such as MATLAB, COMSOL, etc.) and software programming (such as C, C++, Python, HTML, Java, Native, React Native, SQL, DevOps, MLOps, etc..)
  7. Good knowledge of AI algorithms and machine learning.
  8. Strong analytical skills with the ability to organize and analyze information.
  9. Self-motivated, and mature with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  10. Willingness to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  11. Proficiency in written English and Chinese.

What you enjoy at CAiRS:

We offer highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, in addition to the following benefits:

What you enjoy at Science Park:


Application Guidelines

  1. Please return the completed application form, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, to the CAiRS by email to careers@cairs.hk 
  2. Application form can be downloaded from here.
  3. The CAiRS reserves the right to fill or not to fill the position. The personal data in relation to your application will be used by CAiRS to assess your suitability for assuming the position you are applying for, and to determine the remuneration and benefits package, if applicable.
  4. Please read the “Personal Information Collection Statement for Recruitment” before completing the application form.
  5. The CAiRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.
  6. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.
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