Element Materials Technology

Senior Machinist

Job Locations UK-Yorkshire-Rotherham
ID
2021-7702

Overview

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

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs duties comparable to that of a machinist, utilizing the added skills and knowledge that come with  experience of machining materials test samples
  • Ability to mentor and train machinists who have less experience through effective communication of technical data
  • Ability to explain machining techniques and specifications to a larger group drawing from past experience and knowledge as an expert on best practices and customer specifications
  • May also serve as machinist team lead and direct and/or coordinate work flow within the shop 
  • Designs, sets-up and performs a majority machining tasks according to customer specifications and requirements
  • Requires little supervision and technical input of a Department Manager, Principal Machinist, Project Coordinator or Engineer
  • Maintains equipment and schedules preventative maintenance
  • Gathers and records dimensions in accordance with quality assurance requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety
  • Knowledge of Mazatrol programming would be a distinct advantage
  • HS diploma or GED certificate preferred. College or vocational school coursework welcomed
  • May possess advanced engineering qualifications, normally at Bachelor degree level and/or 6-8 years of significant experience in a machine shop environment
  • Depth of understanding related to machining concepts, measuring instruments and dimensional concepts. 
  • Working knowledge of machine shop safety protocol
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plus

Physical Demands:

  • Frequency of required physical force: Moderate
  • Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. often and > 50 lbs. on occasion
  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs periodically

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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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