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Program Manager

Full Time

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Element has an opening for a Program Manager at our Bend, OR facility. The main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to providing customer support and operational support for the execution of Extractable and Leachable (E&L) studies. The Program Manager will work closely with clients and internal staff to develop and design their E&L programs.

*Only Applicants that submit a cover letter will be considered for this role*


  • Develop relationships with customers and communicate with the customers during a study life-cycle
  • Participate in operational/commercial team activities and goals
  • Prepare a review study quotations and proposals
  • Develop and design E&L studies, communicate designs internally and externally
  • Coordinate the execution of studies with laboratory personnel and assess and maintain capacity
  • Prepare and review protocols, and reports
  • Actively pursue continuous improvement, extractable and leachable continuing education

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. in chemistry or related field
  • Experience in Program or Project Management
  • Experience with extractable/leachable studies is preferred
  • Strong teamwork mindset and proven leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across the organization; strong written, oral and presentation skills
  • Ability to have difficult conversations with customers, management, and other team members

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.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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