Element Materials Technology

  • General Manager

    Job Locations UK-Yorkshire-Sheffield
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a General Manager to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your professional career within a Global TIC business.


    At a time of successful and continued growth Element Materials Technology are recruiting for a General Manager to join our multi-site team of Engaged Experts, based out of our cutting edge Sheffield location. This permanent, full time position, will enable the successful candidate to join our business at an incredibly exciting time as we bring together a number or highly motivated teams ensuring that we go from strength to strength within the Testing, Integration and Calibration (TIC) market place. As a world leader in materials testing and product qualification testing, this opportunity offers the successful candidate full career development within a mature and invested culture and ultimately a career move that will challenge and reward in equal measure.


    You will report into the Sector Director and will be an active member of the European leadership team. 



    • Ownership and delivery of the site/s profit and loss
    • Accurate reporting of financial information to the leadership team
    • Oversee the development of a leading HSEQ culture
    • Maintaining and establishing effective relationships with existing and potential clients
    • Develop and foster a client focussed culture
    • Track trends and developments that may affect our organisations ability to meet current and future client needs
    • Identify and plan activities that will result in an overall improvement to services
    • Challenge inefficient or ineffective work processes and offer constructive alternatives
    • Establish service standards and develop strategies to ensure staff meet them
    • Building teamwork, collaboration and employee engagement
    • Establish and communicate your team’s credibility and capability with internal and external stakeholders
    • For your site/s continually assess the gap between current state and desired future direction and establish effective ways of closing that gap 
    • Participate in day to day operations – e.g. regularly monitor different operations within the business
    • Inspire others with a shared vision of success

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Demonstrates knowledge of the industry sector 
    • Understands the types of tests carried within Testing, Inspection and Calibration
    • Understanding of health and safety requirements in a laboratory environment 
    • Understands the requirement of traceability and quality within a test laboratory environment
    • Proven experience of managing people and infrastructure within a commercially motivated environment
    • Good understanding of a quality driven commercial scientific environment
    • Ability to apply management knowledge and skills to improve the laboratory and be capable and prepared to train and mentor others to a high degree of competence

    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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