Element Materials Technology

Chemistry Technician

Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga


Element has an opportunity for a Chemistry Technician for method set up, reagent and sample preparation, recording data and operation of analytical instruments and wet chemical techniques. This position is a 6 month contract, and depending on performance, may lead to full time opportunities. 



  • Analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products
  • Operation of equipment like pH, HPLC , UV-visible spectrophotometers, ovens, furnaces, incubators, titrators
  • Prepare the reagents, standard solution and ensure standardization of solutions
  • Handling and storage all chemicals as per the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Performing the calibration of measuring devices
  • Performance of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests and analysis of other substances as per standard method
  • Involvement in site and field testing with various international standards or in-house procedures
  • Ensure work compliance to ISO 17025 and GMP requirements
  • General maintenance, cleaning and checking of equipment
  • Working to all HSE standards
  • Willing to assist in other activities from time to time that may be requested by the department manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Diploma / degree in chemistry
  • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day / weekend) shifts if required or necessary
  • Good English communication skills: reading, writing, speaking
  • Solid math and spreadsheet skills, ability to perform accurate calculations
  • Knowledge and experience of safe operation of testing equipment and operating in an independent / chemistry / consultant laboratory



Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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