Element Materials Technology

Training and technical consultant - Chromatography

Job Locations UK-London | Work From Your Own Home | UK-Manchester | UK-Lanarkshire-Strathaven


Element has an opportunity for a Chromatography/Technical Trainer to share chromatography/Mass spectrometry knowledge with a diverse range of customers. This role is UK based with preferred location in South of England.

Element, are the UK’s premier supplier of chromatography products, training and technical services. We aim to offer fast delivery, great after sales care and expert technical support the products we supply. The position involves the delivery and production of training courses in Chromatography (HPLC and GC), Mass Spectrometry and related subjects. In addition, you will be involved in consultancy projects to support our clients analytical requirements and will also be responsible for developing the sales of our training and consultancy product lines. The role involves extensive travel and overnight stays, typically 1-2 nights per week



  • Deliver chromatography (HPLC/GC) and Mass Spectrometry training courses to customers across the UK (typically 2 – 3 courses per week, including mix of face-to-face and online delivery)
  • Liaise with the customer to qualify the technical aspects of training courses in advance of delivery
  • Create, review and update course material to continuously improve our chromatography training portfolio
  • Develop good working relationships with customers and support them with their HPLC/GC/MS challenges
  • Identify instrument and consumable sales opportunities for sales colleagues

Skills / Qualifications

  • Life Science Degree or similar
  • Significant practical chromatography experience (HPLC/GC/Mass Spectrometry) is essential
  • Good theoretical knowledge of HPLC (MS) and/or GC (MS) techniques
  • Fundamental understanding of analytical chemistry
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated and self-starting
  • Comfortable with extensive travel within the south of England and flexible to cover in other UK areas


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 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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