Element Materials Technology


Job Locations AE-Dubai


Element has an opportunity for an Engineer , Metallurgy  to join our rapidly expanding team. As a member of the operations team, the Engineer position performs a variety of routine and non-routine testing assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate test results under minimal direct supervision.  The engineer position must be proficient in a number of core business and technical skills including but not limited to compliance to established safety rules, code of conduct, and company policies and procedures


This position will be based in Dubai , UAE



  • Perform metallurgical examination (like macro examination, microstructure examination, grain size, inclusion count, banding index, phase balance, nodularity), corrosion testing (like ASTM A 262, ASTM G48, ASTM G28, ASTM A 923) and chemical analysis (OES) on various ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
  • Support in performing mechanical testing with a minimum hands-on experience in tensile testing, bend testing, charpy impact testing, hardness testing
  • Provide technical and engineering leadership, and support development of new technologies within the laboratory
  • Be accountable for accurate and timely release of testing data to customers including sign-offs of quality control data as acceptable
  • Obtain and provide guidance in non-routine situation testing
  • Oversee standard and/or routine technical problem solving activities
  • Interact with customers and witness representatives on technical issues and questions
  • Provide Input and support on business development opportunities with new or existing customers
  • Provide both formal and informal presentations on conventional and/or routine testing to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Assist in the professional development of novice technicians and engineers within the local laboratory
  • Carry out crucial examination and implementation of testing concepts and data using an assortment of skill, methods, procedures and materials
  • Adeptly draw on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions
  • Work in varied shifts as required and also work at site locations for testing as deemed necessary by Company

Skills / Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety and work culture in an ISO 17025 laboratory and possess a high level of expertise related to scope, core theories, concepts, terminologies and boundaries of chosen engineering discipline
  • Possess a minimum of an engineering degree in Metallurgy or Mechanical disciplines and have a minimum of 2 years’ pertinent post degree engineering experience, or advanced academic/professional qualifications
  • Possesses a demonstrated ability to apply academic knowledge within the context of Element’s business and in-depth understanding of testing concepts and hands on-experience in handling test equipment related to the required responsibilities to be undertaken for this position
  • Able to analyze and compile testing data from the tests performed
  • Possess strong computer skills along with good oral and written communication skills in English along with ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plus
  • Have the ability to work on well-defined issues, standard and/or routine tests, without significant guidance or supervision abd able to takes initiatives without waiting for further instructions
  • Able to decide on and implement appropriate testing methods and protocols and lead and assign work when needed
  • Analytical/technical knowledge provides a marked impact on overall laboratory technical capabilities and services
  • Adept at managing priorities and work time in accordance with targets/goals set by supervisor
  • Have a clearly demonstrated ability to apply an array of testing techniques in a rational and practical style to help examine issues and build solutions


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.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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