Element Materials Technology

Technical Officer

Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington


Element has an opportunity for a Technical Officer. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global TIC business.



  • Liaising with clients to ensure that their requirements are fully met, including quoting and contracting projects and ensuring clients provide all the necessary information regarding their products as well as the test specimens themselves
  • Conducting tests in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate test standard and approved procedures
  • Preparation of test reports complying fully with the requirements of the test standard and quality manual, including preparation of technical drawings using AutoCAD
  • Working with the Technician teams to ensure that test preparations and testing are completed to specification and on time
  • Involvement in specific projects to cost, organise and complete

Skills / Qualifications

  • Higher education qualification, ideally in a scientific or engineering field
  • An interest in understanding how things are put together / work
  • Previous experience or knowledge of working to testing standards would be beneficial but not essential
  • A working understanding of construction materials and their uses, some experience in a construction-related field would be beneficial but not essential
  • IT skills including Word and Excel  – some knowledge of AutoCAD would be beneficial but not essential
  • Good decision maker with practical problem-solving skills
  • A confident individual with a calm disposition, able to establish a rapport with clients and staff
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and methodical
  • Willingness to learn quickly
  • Enjoys team working but can operate alone

To apply please email Leigh.McComish@element.com


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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