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Material/Test Technician

High-Tech Machinery
Full time


Are you fascinated by advanced material analyses and innovative testing techniques? Element, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification services, is looking for a driven Material/Test Technician in Amsterdam!


As a Material/Test Technician at Element, you play a crucial role in conducting various investigations and tests. You work with state-of-the-art equipment for mechanical testing, chemical analyses, and microscopic research. From testing offshore wind turbine components to analyzing aircraft materials, your expertise directly contributes to the safety and efficiency of products used daily by millions of people.

Your main tasks are:Conducting tests for coating qualifications, such as mechanical, adhesion, and aging tests

  • Performing mechanical investigations, hardness measurements, and chemical analyses
  • Preparing samples for metallographic and microscopic research
  • Mechanically processing material samples
  • Identifying deviations and consulting with Engineers or supervisors
  • Reporting measurement data and recording test results


You are a technical talent with a passion for precision and innovation. As a true technician, you find it fascinating to delve into the smallest details of test results. You combine your technical knowledge with sharp analytical skills, enabling you to carefully evaluate and make honest decisions. Your curiosity drives you to dive deeper into the results, thoroughly analyze the values, and understand the meaning behind the numbers.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A completed MBO4 education in a technical field, such as mechanical engineering or Technical Engineering
  • Some work experience, but recent graduates are also welcome
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • A strong affinity for technology and the willingness to further develop in this area
  • A careful and honest work attitude
  • A curious mind that likes to delve deep into analyzing results
  • The ability to critically evaluate and draw well-considered conclusions


At Element, we offer you a challenging position with an attractive package of employment conditions:

  • A competitive salary between €2800 and €3500 per month, depending on your knowledge and experience
  • Working in an enthusiastic and diverse team with great technical expertise
  • Plenty of opportunities for further development
  • Flexible working hours for a good work-life balance
  • Collective insurance
  • 100% travel expense reimbursement

Additionally, we offer the standard secondary employment conditions according to the Metalektro CAO:

  • 40 days off per year
  • 8% holiday pay

At Element, we invest in your growth and well-being, so you can fully focus on delivering top quality in your work.


Element is one of the world’s fastest-growing testing, inspection, and certification companies. With over 9,000 experts spread across 270 locations in 30 countries, we share an ambitious goal: “making tomorrow safer than today.”

Element supports clients in ensuring the safety, compliance, and suitability of their products, materials, and processes. From development to complex regulatory approvals and production, our global network of scientists, engineers, and technicians is ready to provide assurance on product quality and market access.

While Element takes pride in its global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. Element offers you the opportunity to take your career into your own hands and rewards excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Excited? Apply now! WFS PRO is handling the application process and will contact you to discuss the possibilities. We look forward to meeting you!

If you have more questions, you can reach Mert Ates at the following phone number: +31 647265090

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