• Technical Officer

    Job Locations UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe
  • Overview

    BM Trada, part of the Element Group, has an opportunity for a Technical Officer to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global TIC business. BM TRADA exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose. BM TRADA is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services. 



    • Overseeing testing projects including:
    • Liaison with clients to ensure that their requirements are fully met
    • Liaison with Technician teams
    • Defining test programmes and associated costs
    • Conducting tests in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate test standard and approved procedures
    • Preparation of test reports complying fully with the requirements of the test standard and quality manual
    • Leading test teams on specific testing projects
    • Preparation of technical drawings using AutoCAD
    • Maintenance of laboratory equipment to ensure safety and quality are not compromised
    • Providing technical guidance where required or requested

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Qualification in a science / technical subject or equivalent experience would be desirable
    • Educated to GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English to Grade C or above
    • Degree / HND in a scientific or technical discipline
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD
    • Experience of the building product testing industry
    • Project management experience would be desirable
    • Excellent written communication skills, including report writing
    • Able to understand technical subjects and to explain them to others
    • Research skills
    • Demonstrable customer skills, including an ability to establish a quick rapport with visitors and clients
    • Good IT skills including Word and Excel
    • Confident decision maker
    • Methodical and measured approach to problem solving
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Able to work extended hours at short notice for certain specific projects
    • An understanding of calibration and instrumentation
    • An appreciation of engineering and construction materials
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Confidence
    • Calm disposition
    • Well organised and methodical
    • Enjoys team working but can operate alone

    Please apply by email to Leigh.McComish@element.com

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    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: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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