Element Materials Technology

  • Machinist

    Job Locations US-IN-Gary
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Machinist whose primary responsibility is to prepare samples for testing, predominantly in the metallurgy department.



    • Machining of all type of threads, grooves, soft seats, seat pocket, valve body, stem, plug & seat, strainer, gaskets, flanges & various type gates
    • Prepare test metallic and non-metallic specimens as per drawings provided within the international test standards
    • Work with machines for lathes, milling drilling & grinding

    Skills / Qualifications

    • High school educated
    • 2 years experience - Preparing test metallic and non-metallic specimens as per drawings provided within the international test standards
    • 2 years experience - Precision machining of the specialized jigs and fixtures for test purposes
    • 2 years experience - Working experience on machines for lathes, milling drilling & grinding
    • 2 years experience - Adequate knowledge in the field manufacturing of all components any valves such as ball valve, gate valves, butterfly valves, control valves, NRV, SSV, HCV & PSV etc

    NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business 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.


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