Element Materials Technology

  • Administrator (Maternity cover)

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Thornbury
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a new Administrator to join our team on maternity cover contract. Working as the linch pin of our Oldbury site, this role will play a key part in managing the technical administration required to keep our site running efficiently.


    • Providing administrative support within a small busy team
    • Raising of purchase order numbers and dealing with suppliers
    • Producing technical reports
    • Monitoring of timekeeping, holidays and sickness and related reporting
    • Using systems effectively to ensure maximum efficiency
    • Dealing with drivers and collection trips
    • General administration duties such as answering the phone, filing and reception cover
    • Completing ad hoc tasks as required

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Good general education including English and Maths
    • Significant experience providing administrative support in a busy office
    • Experience of Excel spreadsheets and Outlook
    • Highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic self-starter
    • Ability to work well within a busy team as well as under own initiative
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent prioritisation and organisation skills 
    • Ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues and clients

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses 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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