Element Materials Technology

Technical Engineer - Product Assessment

Job Locations SG-Singapore | HK-Kowloon
ID
2020-5623

Overview

Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, has an opportunity for a number of Technical Engineers for Product Assessment to join our fast growing team in Singapore and Hong Kong. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing organisations within the Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. Warringtonfire 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. Warringtonfire is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct technical assessments on passive fire protection products and systems, in lieu of fire tests where appropriate
  • Be able to judge the relevance and impact of the test data in order to provide advice based on customer needs to produce classification and assessment reports
  • Provide technical advice to clients and colleagues and to work efficiently within the required timescales
  • Manage own work schedule, priorities and activity/progress against requirements. Work as critical part in the development of the department of product assessment in East Asia and ASEAN
  • Attain, maintain and apply a defined level of technical competence in agreed product sectors. Maintain professional status and CPD requirements in accordance with accreditation and business requirements.
  • Provide technical support and staff training/mentoring as required
  • Maintain and continuously improve quality management and quality assurance of technical assessment activities across the business
  • Continuous development of your knowledge regarding relevant National and International Standards (especially EN, BS, AS) and guidance relating to fire safety, in selected product areas
  • Senior engineers are expected to lead and contribute to the development of standards, and to represent the company, as appropriate, on nominated standards, sector group and trade association committees and on other public platforms where required
  • Perform technical audits, prepare technical files, and support final product certification decisions where required
  • Provide support for Accreditation Body audits as required
  • Promote internal and external collaboration in different product areas and geographical areas (Australia, Middle East and Europe/UK). Assist in planning test programmes in liaison with clients and the relevant testing departments
  • Contribute to the business development, sales and key account management process
  • Occasional international travel will be expected
  • To always operate in accordance with Element’s Purpose, Mission, Vision and Values
  • To work in accordance with all Element’s policies procedures and standards as all times

Skills / Qualifications

  • Practical experience in fire resistance testing or reaction to fire testing and / or assessment and / or fire protection product certification is preferred, but not essential for entry level roles
  • Further or higher education and professional qualification in science / engineering is preferred, e.g. materials science, fire science, fire engineering, structural engineering etc, but not essential
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft 2010 Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A knowledge of other language in particular local language in the country of operation will be a plus, although not essential
  • Ability to handle a varied workload in a busy environment
  • High level of customer service and organisational skills.
  • Team player
  • Autonomous, ability to act on own initiative
  • Collaborative, ability to cooperate and share resources
  • Confident in own abilities
  • Commercial awareness
  • Able to work with colleagues and clients at all levels – from ‘shop floor’ to higher management
  • Respond positively to change

To apply please email jennifer.brown@element.com

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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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