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

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

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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