Element Materials Technology

Log in Technician

Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton


Element has an opportunity for a Login Technician for receiving, inspecting, recording all client samples in LIMs and assigning analytical requirements/generating sample labels.



  • Receive samples and document receipt
  • Inspect samples and sample information sheet, documenting sample integrity. Notify Team Leaders of any potential problems with samples, analysis or client requests.
  • Communicate with client regarding sample integrity and analysis requests and document all communications
  • Enter sample and client information into LIMS, assigning analysis requirements and generating sample labels,
  • Notice of Sample Receipt and Lot Communication Sheets
  • Distribute samples to the correct sample storage location
  • Determine internal/external sublet location and prepare sample for shipping
  • Follow the Quality System as documented in the Quality Manual
  • General duties as directed by the team leader or operations manager
  • Strict adherence to the corporate Quality System
  • Read, understand and follow all relevant Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment and notify coworkers of potential sample hazards; comply with all rules and responsibilities as outlined under the corporate Health and Safety Policy

Skills / Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in chemistry or other science related field or high school diploma with related experience
  • On The Job Training Required:
    o Quality System Training
    o WHMIS/Safety Training
    o LIMS Operation Training
    o LMS - Sample Reception Procedures
  • Understanding and ability to implement sample receiving procedures; understanding and utilizing field terminology
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient in LIMS applications
  • Organization skills
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices
  • Technical knowledge of test methods
  • Knowledge of the Quality System with the ability to interpret and implement Quality Manual


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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