Element Materials Technology

Safety Test Engineer

Job Locations UK-Yorkshire-Hull


Element has a new opportunity for a Safety Test Engineer to join our expanding team at our Hull Centre of Excellence. This role is a fantastic opportunity to use your skills, experience and enthusiasm to support Element’s growth into new areas, as we continue to add further electrical safety standards to our UKAS and CB scope. This position will enable the right person to play a key role in the further development of Element’s safety team, exploring and realising new opportunities for growth, and helping the team develop their current capabilities; a fantastic chance to play a vital part in helping our customers realise their goals of getting innovative new products to market, and contributing to "making tomorrow safer than today"



  • Responsible for performing tests and inspection in accordance with relevant electrical safety standards
  • Responsible for ensuring test records, test areas, test equipment and client equipment are maintained in accordance with ISO 17025
  • Prepare test reports in accordance with laboratory and IECEE procedures
  • Assist with client enquiries and work schedules to ensure technical and customer consistency
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment in accordance with Element procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring that test equipment and procedures are used and maintained correctly to ensure compliance with ISO 17025. Highlight when test equipment is out of calibration including review of calibration data as required
  • Ensure that commercial confidentiality is maintained.

Skills / Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be qualified to BTEC HND or Degree in a relevant discipline and have experience in test and certification of electrical products
  • Previous experience working to safety standards such IEC 62368-1, IEC 61010-1 or IEC 60335 within an ISO 17025/CB accredited laboratory environment would be an advantage
  • Good communicator, both written and verbally with the ability to converse with customers and colleagues
  • Computer literate with knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Team player with a demonstrated personal commitment and drive and the ability to get the job done
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage workload in an efficient and timely manner


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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