Element have an exciting opportunity in Malvern for a Trainee Test Engineer to join our rapidly expanding team. Depending upon experience, this position will enable you to become an accomplished engineer proficient in performing a wide range of EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility) tests covering an expansive range of products and applications.


This is an exciting opportunity to work with an incredibly diverse range of new and innovative products, and to play an integral role in making tomorrow safer than today.

For the right candidate, this could be the first step on the ladder to a rewarding career in product testing, inspection and certification. As a member of the EMC testing team, you would perform a vital role that can include such activities as:

  • Performing EMC testing on a wide range of product types (training, supervision and mentoring will be provided as required)
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of a variety of EMC testing techniques and test specifications
  • Supporting and engaging with customers throughout the testing process
  • Being responsible for keeping accurate records of testing performed
  • Preparing test reports using established templates

Skills & qualifications

To be successful in your application for this role you will require:

  • A background or interest in electronics 
  • Experience of Commercial, Automotive and / or Military EMC Testing would be good, however a college leaver or recent Graduate who has studied engineering would be suitable as would anyone who has worked within a manufacturing, production environment looking for change of career
  • UK national for Security Clearance
  • Role is 37.5 hours per week, working from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday with 8.30am to 3.45pm on a Friday. Once training is completed the role can include shift work 

Benefits of working at Element

  • 33 days annual holiday, consisting of 25 days annual holiday and 8 days public
  • x4 Life Assurance 
  • Legal & General Pension scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Onsite Refreshments
  • Recommend a Friend Bonus
  • Perks At Work Discount Scheme

Company overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 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: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.