Element Materials Technology

Engineering Director

Job Locations US-FL-Jupiter


Element has an opportunity for an Engineering Director to be the technical lead for pneumatic, hydraulic, and fuel testing. Will operate as the site Subject Matter Expert.



  • Responsible for all safety aspects of testing on Jupiter laboraratory, ensuring that all risks have been assessed and addressed
  • Functions as the technical “guru” for all pneumatic, hydraulic, and fuel testing
  • Provides technical leadership and mentors engineering team
  • Provides technical support to Sales team for complex RFQs including for technically complex quotes/jobs, supporting technical conference calls with customers, and customer visits for important quotes RFQs
  • Assists in identifying facility improvements, technology gaps, and commercially sensible solutions to promote revenue growth
  • Supports and develops proposals for large Capex projects. Conducts independent review for commercial feasibility, capacity constraints, and cost/benefit analysis
  • Applies the principals of 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) in the performance of daily work responsibilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work area


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from a four year college or university
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in Pneumatics (Hydraulics and fuel testing experience is a plus)
  • Ability to maintain professional candor at all times and remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Ability to interface with customers to determine their needs and provide a satisfactory outcome
  • Experience working with Quality Management Systems (i.e. ISO 17025 and ITAR Regulations) and Trade Compliance Regulations (i.e. ITAR or EAR)

To apply please email greg.caruso@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: 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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