Element Materials Technology

Test Technician

Job Locations UK-Oxfordshire-Oxford


Element has an opportunity for an entry level Test Engineer to join our team. As a member of the operations team, the Test Engineer position carries out testing on Fuel/Structural/Avionics aerospace systems for effects of lightning. You will work as a member of the technical team at Element Oxford in Abingdon to support customer’s test and development programmes. It is the perfect opportunity for an engineer or test technician to join an experienced specialist team.




  • Carrying out testing, recording and assessing the test data
  • Photographing the samples/set up and writing reports on the findings of the test programmes
  • Interact with customers on technical issues and questions
  • Supporting other members of the team in diverse test programmes


Skills / Qualifications

  • A background in testing & measurement
  • Practical hands-on approach, aptitude for experimental testing and problem solving
  • Candidates from HNC/HND will be welcomed, or individuals with equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of High Voltage systems would be beneficial
  • Possess good computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Full UK driving licence would be beneficial

To apply please email Leigh.McComish@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: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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