Element Materials Technology

Test Technician

Job Locations US-MI-Troy


Element has an opportunity for a Test Technician (3rd shift and Sign on Bonus) to join our rapidly expanding team. As a member of the operations team, the Senior Test Technician position performs a variety of routine and non-routine testing assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate test results under minimal direct supervision.  The technician must be familiar With Real Time Multi-Axis Simulation and Durability Testing Setups.



  • Designs, sets-up and performs a variety of test according to customer specifications and requirements
  • Possesses the ability to perform lower to intermediate complex testing
  • Ability to work alone the majority of the work day; only requiring assistance for clarification or confirmation of test procedures
  • Effectively manages time and practices accountability for the testing to be performed
  • Ability to take testing projects from start to finish, completing each step properly
  • Ability to hold team members and peer technicians accountable for the testing requirements
  • Advanced ability to read and understand customer specifications and perform the testing required in accordance with customer specifications
  • Ability to construct and maintain test fixtures and other laboratory equipment to ensure proper working order based on client needs
  • Ability to maintain and repair equipment

Skills / Qualifications

  • Associate degree in related testing or science field and/or possess 3-6 years of experience in a testing related field
  • In-depth understanding of testing conceptsAdvanced ability to read and understand customer specifications and perform the testing required in accordance with customer specifications.Analyzes and compiles testing data from the tests performed
  • Possess strong computer skills
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plus


To apply please email shailly.nanda@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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