Element Materials Technology

  • Machinist

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Manual Machinist whose primary responsibility is to operate various manual equipment in the production process. Secondary responsibilities consist of operating various Machine Shop equipment.



    • Responsible to set-up, operate and monitor machinery to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner, including machining a variety of samples to close tolerances
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings, operating instructions, safety rules, and procedure manuals
    • Experience in the use of machine tools and inspection tools such as calipers and micrometers
    • Ability to review and apply Standard Operating Procedures and Quality requirements using GMP’s
    • Must be able to select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, and materials on machines
    • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and assigned area
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 1-2 years of Manual Milling or Lathe experience required
    • Technical/vocational training in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Minor programming skills a plus
    • Basic reading skills. Must be able to follow directions

    • High attention to detail and self-motivation skills

    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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