Perform metallurgical examination (like macro examination, microstructure examination, grain size, inclusion count, banding index, phase balance, nodularity), corrosion testing (like ASTM A 262, ASTM G48, ASTM G28, ASTM A 923) and chemical analysis (OES) on various ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
Support in performing mechanical testing with a minimum hands-on experience in tensile testing, bend testing, charpy impact testing, hardness testing
Provide technical and engineering leadership, and support development of new technologies within the laboratory
Be accountable for accurate and timely release of testing data to customers including sign-offs of quality control data as acceptable
Obtain and provide guidance in non-routine situation testing
Oversee standard and/or routine technical problem solving activities
Interact with customers and witness representatives on technical issues and questions
Provide Input and support on business development opportunities with new or existing customers
Provide both formal and informal presentations on conventional and/or routine testing to a wide range of stakeholders
Assist in the professional development of novice technicians and engineers within the local laboratory
Carry out crucial examination and implementation of testing concepts and data using an assortment of skill, methods, procedures and materials
Adeptly draw on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions
Work in varied shifts as required and also work at site locations for testing as deemed necessary by Company
Skills / Qualifications
Working knowledge of laboratory safety and work culture in an ISO 17025 laboratory and possess a high level of expertise related to scope, core theories, concepts, terminologies and boundaries of chosen engineering discipline
Possess a minimum of an engineering degree in Metallurgy or Mechanical disciplines and have a minimum of 2 years? pertinent post degree engineering experience, or advanced academic/professional qualifications
Possesses a demonstrated ability to apply academic knowledge within the context of Element?s business and in-depth understanding of testing concepts and hands on-experience in handling test equipment related to the required responsibilities to be undertaken for this position
Able to analyze and compile testing data from the tests performed
Possess strong computer skills along with good oral and written communication skills in English along with ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plus
Have the ability to work on well-defined issues, standard and/or routine tests, without significant guidance or supervision abd able to takes initiatives without waiting for further instructions
Able to decide on and implement appropriate testing methods and protocols and lead and assign work when needed
Analytical/technical knowledge provides a marked impact on overall laboratory technical capabilities and services
Adept at managing priorities and work time in accordance with targets/goals set by supervisor
Have a clearly demonstrated ability to apply an array of testing techniques in a rational and practical style to help examine issues and build solutions
We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses 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