As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies. The opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment. To be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance. Professional and personal development through training and work experiences. Strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees. Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.
Exciting Opportunity in our Engineering Department at Crown
We have a great opportunity in our Engineering department for a role that allows you to work within a tight-knit team, focusing primarily on the machining and inspection of one-off, fine-tolerance engineering components to exact standards and specifications.
Candidate Profile: - Self-motivated and a natural problem-solver with a positive can-do attitude. - Ability to handle multiple projects with often competing demands, operating across various machine platforms. - While you won't have line management duties, you'll be entrusted with ensuring junior staff operate safely, leaning on your time-served experience and knowledge. - Role may encompass machine build projects and occasional assembly tasks. - Ability to safely apply practical skills across a diverse set of equipment.
Main Responsibilities: - Receive and interpret engineering drawings and sketches to manufacture engineering components. - Write CNC machining programs for a broad array of equipment. - Oversee the manufacture and inspection of high-quality, primarily unique engineering components. - Train and mentor apprentices and less skilled staff members. - Spearhead the development of new machine tools and machining methods - a result of significant company investment in our manufacturing facility. - Uphold high standards in your area, continually seeking improvements using methods such as 5S or similar strategies.
Required Education and Qualifications: - Completed a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship to City and Guilds or NVQ level 3.
Required Knowledge and Experience: - Proficiency in CNC programming, including CNC milling, turning, and grinding. - Prior experience in a manufacturing development setting.
Required Skills and Competencies: - Competent with computers, particularly MS Word and Excel. - Strong verbal and written communication skills. - Exceptional problem-solving skills with a proactive attitude. - Capable of managing individual workload to meet necessary timelines.
Beneficial Education, Experience, Skills (but not mandatory): - HNC or equivalent qualifications. - Familiarity with EDM/Wire erosion. - Experience in a prototype setting or environments characterized by low volume, high tolerance.
Join Us: Become part of our international team of professionals passionate about sustainable packaging.
Equal Opportunities: Crown is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.