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Element Materials Technology Designer in Warren, Michigan


Element has an opportunity for an experienced Designer to join our growing team based in Warren, MI. This is a great opportunity for an individual to grow their career with one of the fastest growing companies within the Testing, Inspection & Certification sector.


  • Design fixtures required to support testing of customers parts, primary market automotive

  • Work closely with colleagues and customers to achieve product design requirements

  • Actively participate and present designs for group reviews, both internally and with customers

  • Generate working drawings to support machine shop

  • Provide status updates, quote assistance and other internal and external customer service responsibilities as needed

  • Tracking and meeting design milestone dates

  • Working a flexible schedule with overtime when required. (average 48-52 hrs/wk)

Skills / Qualifications

  • 4-6 years' experience in fixture design & detailing for the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) Industry

  • Education and experience required to interpret and convey GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing) requirements

  • NX and SoildWorks experience a must

  • In-depth understanding of testing concepts

  • Understanding of machine process

  • Basic knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical

  • Strong computer skills

  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety and quality assurance practices

  • Communicate professionally with clients

  • Maintains a clean and organized work-space

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • Engineering specifications and understanding

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.


Company Overview

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

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.

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 theGovernance and Integrity (https://www.element.com/about-element/governance-and-integrity) section of www.element.com .

Job Locations US-MI-Warren

ID 2021-6240