Element Materials Technology

Order Entry Technician

Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland


Element has an opportunity for an Order Entry Technician to perform order entry of incoming test requests and other scheduled tasks under direction of Office Manager or detailed procedures. Perform technical review of client PO’s to ensure compliance.



  • Receive incoming shipments & assist with customer pickup and return of samples
  • Review customer PO’s, and enter work orders into the Labman system
  • Verify that orders received include all necessary paperwork to allow for proper testing of samples
  • Contact customers over PO discrepancies or to obtain additional test detail 
  • Serve as a point of contact for customers, assisting them with order status updates
  • Distribute entered sample/material to required processing departments
  • Work with Production and Laboratory personnel to expedite work
  • Insure that requirements for Subcontracting of work are met and generate required documentation, upon request
  • Alert staff to expedite/ rush work and follow-up on issues
  • Promptly address revised PO’s for work in progress by entering the new PO’s into the system and communicating changes to appropriate department supervisor 
  • Interact with internal departments on questions or issues related to particular projects
  • Assists with coordination of production, quality and process improvements
  • Will occasionally function in the role of Quality Administrator for typing certifications and emailing to the customer
  • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with company safety and quality policies and procedures and regulatory agency regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or lab management

Skills / Qualifications

  • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a similar technical discipline is preferred
  • Completion of a two-year technical program or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
  • Relevant experience in logistics, customer service or a materials testing or manufacturing environment desired

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 Office 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.

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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