Element Materials Technology

Medical / Laboratory Equipment Test Engineer

Job Locations UK-Yorkshire-Hull


Element has an opportunity for a Medical / Laboratory Test Engineer to join their team in Hull. The role will involve working in a small team and is responsible to the Safety Department Manager within the established Medical and Electrical Safety testing business.


  • To conduct the assessment of equipment in accordance with recognised standards for medical and laboratory equipment IEC 61010-1 and IEC 60601. An understanding of ISO 17025 is also required
  • To manage their own projects and communicate with Elements customers to provide progress reports and test results
  • To work with other testing laboratory staff to meet the commercial and quality objectives of the business
  • To apply technical knowledge of the standards during planning of tests and assessment of equipment
  • To generate reports and review reports and test records of other testing laboratory staff
  • To undertake other reasonable tasks as they are allocated

Skills / Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be qualified to BTEC HND or higher in a relevant discipline (electrical, mechanical or electronic engineering) and have proven aptitude for safety related approvals testing and certification of medical devices
  • Proven experience of test and assessments to IEC 60601 and IEC 61010-1 (experience of IEC 60950-1 or IEC 62368-1 would also be considered)
  • Good communicator, both written and verbally with the ability to converse with colleagues
  • Computer literate with knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • Organized with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Team player with a demonstrated personal commitment and drive and the ability to get the job done


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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