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Element Materials Technology Mechanical Technician in Lansing, Michigan


Element has an opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to join our team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within the Aerospace & Defense business unit. This Technician role is within a customer lab in Lansing, MI.


  • Interpretation of internal and client requirements

  • Operate complex mechanical testing equipment

  • Maintain accurate and systematic records

  • Perform other duties to fulfil the demands of the laboratory

  • Perform general duties in accordance with Element's customer's internal quality procedures & international test standards, as well as Health and Safety requirements

  • Application of instrumentation and the setting up of complex data capture equipment

  • Report writing, data interpretation and analysis

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to a good general standard including English and Maths

  • Degree level or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or another relevant materials related discipline

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 Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business 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

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

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.

Job Locations US-MI-Lansing

ID 2020-5930