Element Materials Technology

Certification Auditor

Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington


Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, has an opportunity for a Certification Auditor. 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.



  • Conducting and reporting on factory production control audits as part of Warringtonfire’s certification schemes
  • Selection of samples for initial type testing or audit testing from factory, site or the market
  • Witnessing of production of samples for testing
  • Carrying out assessments of clients’ operations in accordance with BS EN ISO 19011 (guidelines for auditing management systems)
  • Reporting assessments in accordance with BS EN 19011 (guidelines for auditing management systems)
  • Conducting and reporting on ISO9001 (quality management systems) when required
  • To suggest improvements and to support and assist with the implementation of process and improvement projects as required
  • Assisting in conducting internal quality audits allied to maintenance of UKAS accreditations held by Warringtonfire
  • When required - Assisting with the training of new Auditors as directed by the Audit Team Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to HNC / A Level standard or equivalent
  • Significant experience auditing production of products at factories within the construction industry
  • QMS lead auditor qualification or equivalent, or willingness and ability to complete the course and exam
  • Significant experience of professional experience in relevant industries
  • Professional and confident approach
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of systems
  • Competent with MS Office applications: in particular MS Word – to intermediate level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to take ownership of clients and manage issues to a successful conclusion
  • Customer focused, develop strong working relationships
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure, positive and effective team player
  • Prepared to take on additional challenges as and when they are identified
  • Ability and willingness to travel across UK and Europe with frequent overnight stays – possibility of overseas work in longer term


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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