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May 3, 2024

Engineering -General Manager Engineering Subsidiaries

Engineering Department, Cathay Subsidiary Services provides services to Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and its subsidiaries (the ‘Company’), including but not limited to Cathay Cargo Terminal, Cathay Dining, Hong Kong Airport Services Limited. and Vogue Laundry Service Limited.


  • Assume overall responsibility for driving engineering excellence across the subsidiaries with regards to subsidiary needs collectively re asset availability, resource optimisation and affordable cost.

  • Responsible for direct oversight and management of centralised Engineering teams.

  • Own development and dissemination of consistent risk-based approach towards engineering and asset maintenance planning across all subsidiaries, including risk assessment based on criticality of service, and appropriate asset care plans, based on best fit lifecycle management and maintenance strategies.

  • Oversee and manage all engineering-related projects including capital projects, overhauls, and other modifications based on regulatory change, debottlenecking, etc. Devise approach for project prioritisation and trade off based on defined parameters, and consideration of options including schedule adjustment based on resource availability, accelerating delivery based on business need, etc. Align with subsidiary leadership on approach. Assign appropriate resources to manage and complete implementation.

  • Oversee and manage engineering operations across vehicles, facilities, and materials handling. Ensure effective management of all internal and external resources to carry out day to day work.

  • Provide subject matter expert input across all centralised and subsidiary-embedded engineering teams. Ensure that all engineering work is conducted in line with the risk based asset case plans developed, consistently.

  • Develop capability needs and develop own training and upskilling initiatives to drive best practice.

  • Identify engineering synergies across the four subsidiaries and own cross-subsidiary initiatives.

  • Conduct strategic reviews and devise business case and plans for transforming approach to engineering re functional areas, digital / robotics, insource/outsource, transition to EV etc.

  • Plan, implement control and review capacity improvement and resource optimisation initiatives such as automation to support sustainable growth of subsidiary businesses.

  • Assume responsibility for over sight and management and oversight of subcontractors to deliver the services in compliance with Service Level Agreements.

  • Own and develop inventory management practices and initiatives based on business need such as obsolescence management, working closely with subsidiary teams.

  • Oversee and ensure the engineering teams comply with the group/company policies and procedures.

  • Overall responsibility for legal and regulatory compliance in respect of all engineering activities.

  • Other ad-hoc projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline.

  • Professionally qualified member of engineering institution. E.g., HKIE, or CEng in related disciplines.

  • Minimum of 20 years engineering/maintenance experience with at least 10 year’s experience in managerial / strategic level, ideally in a hybrid insource / outsource environment

  • Experienced in risk-based asset management planning and management.

  • Experienced in end-to-end asset management lifecycle management.

  • Strong core competencies in leadership and team management.

  • Excellent command of verbal & written English and Chinese.

Application Method

We offer a competitive remuneration package and a full range of benefits. Interested parties please send your resume with your current and expected salary to Head of Talent Acquisition & Development, Cathay Subsidiary Services, 11 Catering Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong or email to on or before 31 May 2024.
If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact 2450 2988 to Talent Acquisition Team, People Department, Cathay Subsidiary Services.

The personal data collected in this application form will be used by Cathay Subsidiary Services to support recruitment and employment related operations in the subsidiaries of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, including but not limited to Cathay Pacific Catering Services Limited, Cathay Pacific Services Limited, Hong Kong Airport Services Limited and Vogue Laundry Service Limited (“Company”, “we” or “us”). Applicants not being invited for an interview within eight weeks may be considered their applications unsuccessful. We may retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for two years.

Download Application Form

We offer a competitive remuneration package and full range of benefit. Interested parties please send your resume and with the application form attached via post, email to our Talent Acquisition Team.

Post: 11 Catering Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong


Personal data collected will be treated in the strictest confidence and only be used for recruitment related purpose. Applicants who do not receive notification for interview within six weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months.

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