Chemical Engineer
Hong Kong

Chemical Engineer

Position Summary

Reporting to the Engineering Director of LiquidStack, this position will research chemicals and chemistries for mission-critical heat rejection applications, conduct chemical testing and document results. The successful individual will focus on chemical and material compatibility and work very closely with our cross functional engineering team. We are looking for a passionate and driven individual within the profession who wants to be a key team member on one of the world’s global leaders in liquid cooling for data centers, edge, and high-performance computing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research various types of heat transfer fluids, predominantly fluorinated fluids.
  • Conducts research for fundamental understanding of chemical processes of electronics cooling with inert fluids.
  • Designs, conducts, and documents tests for chemical compatibility including Soxhlet and CCT (Component Compatibility Testing / Sealed Tube).
  • Arranges spectroscopy and necessary tests to identify materials.
  • Analyzes test results, prepares internal presentations, and provides recommendations.
  • Performs calibration and maintenance of lab instrument and equipment.
  • Maintains and updates lab inventory to ensure smooth daily operations.
  • Actively participates in Safety, health & environment program to ensure a high standard of workplace safety.
  • Acts in a manner consistent with LiquidStack’s core values and according to LiquidStack’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethical Behavior.
  • Complies with standards and procedures of LiquidStack’s health and safety manual and Occupational Health and Safety regulations.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Materials Science and/or any related disciplines.
  • 5+ years of proven experience in chemical engineering.
  • Knowledge in fluorinated fluids and refrigeration is considered a strong asset.
  • Must have solid experience building test prototypes, jigs and conducting tests.
  • Self-starter that can be hands-on and work independently.
  • Must have strong planning, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and keep critical deadlines.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Multicultural approach, comfortable working with diverse cultures and mind-sets.
  • Appreciation to work in a global organization with teammates in different time zones/regions.
  • Excellent English communication (verbal & written) skills.
  • Fluent in Cantonese and/or Mandarin is considered an asset.
  • Proficient knowledge in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required; general tech savvy.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Business partners that LiquidStack work with may require your verifiable vaccination status, not medical information, to be provided to LiquidStack as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • LiquidStack is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, color, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to

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