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Test Technician

Toulouse, France

 Element has an opportunity for a Test Technician to join is growing team in Toulouse. In this role you will perform testing operations within the mechanical test and metallurgy laboratory, on-site, in-site, off-shore.

• Ensuring that test equipment is used in accordance with documented procedures.
Perform general duties in accordance with internal procedures, quality system and health & safety system
• Assist in booking in jobs in goods received area when required
• Demonstrate testing to visitors, inspectors and auditors
• Perform site testing when required
• Contribute to the improvement in the organisation and efficiency of the workplace
• Preparing samples for micro and macroscopic examination, including hot and cold mounting
• Mixing etchant reagents to the correct strength with due regard to health and safety
• Taking photographs using a digital camera and processing them using proprietary software
• Keeping the laboratory / test room clean and tidy including maintaining the micro / macro storage system
• Monitor the availability of laboratory consumables and order new consumables as required
• Reporting near-misses
• General duties may involve assisting in areas of testing outside of routine operation
• Driving company vehicle


Skills & Qualifications
• A basic knowledge with some theoretical understanding of materials and materials testing
• A basic knowledge of relevant testing standards
• Good, general education
• Demonstrable experience in testing of materials
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to identify problems and to seek appropriate assistance in their solution
• Ability to obtain and record, in an accurate manner, measurements using appropriate instruments
• Ability to accurately perform basic arithmetic calculations
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues to deliver a service that satisfies expectations
• Ability to work reliably and effectively with minimal supervision to the appropriate code of practice, procedure, standard or other documented requirements




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