Element Materials Technology

Maintenance Engineer

Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington


Element has an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join our Warrington Fire business. As a member of the operations team, the Engineer position performs a variety of routine maintenance tasks within the department. The engineer position must be proficient in a number of core business and engineering skills including but not limited to compliance to established safety rules, code of conduct, and company policies and procedures.



  • Cleaning, maintaining and inspection of ESP filter systems
  • Maintaining and inspection of furnaces and ancillary components
  • Compiling and maintaining of PM records
  • General upkeep of lab and building fabric
  • Periodic operational checks of hazard prevention equipment
  • Ladder inspections
  • Scaffold inspections  
  • Assist engineering team as and when needed with day to day running of the lab.
  • Job progress/updates reporting to management on frequent basis
  • To always operate in accordance with Element’s Purpose, Mission, Vision and Values
  • To work in accordance with all Element’s policies procedures and standards as all times
  • Occassional travel to other testing sites within Element group

Skills / Qualifications

  • City and Guilds / NVQ in Mechanical Engineering is desirable or sufficient experience of working in a manufacturing / industrial environment with transferable skills. 
  • Creative thinker - ability to think outside the box to solve problems
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills
  • Basic IT Skills – Ability to use outlook, spreadsheets and learn in house purchasing system.
  • Demonstrate ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload of self and others
  • Clean full driving licence
  • Proactive approach to health and safety
  • This role would be ideal for candidates seeking a permanent, day shift role working 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday



To apply please email derek.grist@element.com

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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