Element Materials Technology

Laboratory Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Huntington Beach
ID
2021-8055

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to prepare and evaluate test samples utilizing analytical instrumentation (OES/XRF/LECO/ICP) for verification of products. All work is to be performed in accordance with established safety and quality procedures within the turn around time required to meet production needs. This is a 2nd shift opportunity (2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.)

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare sample and perform testing in accordance with laboratory SOP
  • Perform sample preparation and metallurgical evalutions as required
  • Perform order entry and input data of test samples into LIMS
  • Ensure equipment (OES/XRF/LECO/ICP) used is calibrated and verify the calibration before use
  • Using drill press, grinders, and typical hand tools to prepare the metal samples for testing

Skills / Qualifications

  • Have a diploma / degree in chemistry with at least 2 years experience in similar role
  • Ability to work work 2nd shift
  • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts if required or necessary
  • Knowledge and experience of safe operation of testing equipment and operating in an independent / chemistry / consultant laboratory

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.

 

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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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