Element Materials Technology

Health, Safety and Quality Officer (Maternity cover)

Job Locations UK-Flintshire-Deeside


Element has an opportunity for a Health, Safety and Quality Officer to join our busy team on a maternity cover contract. Our HSQ Officer will join a fast paced, busy environmental testing laboratory in Deeside, focusing on implementing, maintenance and improvement of the quality and health and safety management system.



  • Working within the Health, Safety and Quality department implementing, maintaining and improving the quality and health and safety management system
  • Maintaining document control system
  • Monitor AQC precision and bias log, calibration schedule and equipment register
  • Monitor performance of methods in both internal and external quality control schemes and communicate any issues with method performance to the quality team and general manager.
  • Carry out quality and health and safety management system audits, method witness, horizontal and vertical to prescribed audit plan
  • Assisting in maintaining and monitoring non-conformances and query log
  • Assisting in maintaining and monitoring SHE tool and carry out investigations into all incidents, near misses and hazard identifications
  • Performing all duties in accordance with the company’s
  • Health and Safety policy
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • A science background and education to A level is preferred
  • Degree qualification in a relevant subject is desirable although this is not essential
  • Relevant experience within a commercial analytical laboratory would be advantageous
  • ISO17025 experience
  • Highly motivated and organized individual
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work or safety


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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