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Apprenticeships in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

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.

About this opportunity


Reach your potential, as part of a welcoming team 

Apprenticeships in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering 
Starting salary £13,798 (with the potential to earn up to £40,111)
Botcherby Plant, Carlisle - Bevcan Europe & Middle East


Your work environment:

The Botcherby plant located in Carlisle (UK) is a key site within Bevcan Europe & Middle East, producing 2.4 billion beverage cans and 6 billion can ends per annum. The Plant operates 24 hours per day on a continuous shift system, 360 days per annum and employs 350 people.  


Your mission in CROWN:

As an Apprentice you will:

-    Work as part of a large Engineering team
-    Install & dismantle Electrical/ Mechanical equipment 
-    Learn how to diagnose and determine faults in equipment 
-    Carry out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance activity
-    Learn machining and fabrication skills  


During the first year of the Apprenticeship programme training will be conducted at Carlisle College.  Practical training will be supplemented throughout the rest of the apprenticeship with a comprehensive academic course at Carlisle College on Day Release. 


The Successful Candidate:

Applicants must possess the following:

-    GCSE standard Grade 4 or above in Mathematics and English
-    The ability to work as part of a team  
-    Willingness to learn 
-    Enthusiasm
-    A passion for Engineering


In return you will receive: 
-    an attractive contributory pension scheme. 
-    private medical scheme, health cash plan and subsidised dental care. 
-    life assurance scheme. 
-    on site canteen. 
-    Cycle to work scheme. 
-    leave during Christmas/New Year period. 
-    25 days holiday + bank holidays 

We take pride in meeting and exceeding our customers' needs. But more than that, we are passionate people who, together, participate in building a better, more sustainable world through innovation, diversity and creativity.  To join a dedicated team, where your contribution truly matters click “apply now”. 

What Crown can offer you? 

  • 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.  

Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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Apprenticeships in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

Requisition ID:  1994

Botcherby, GB, CA1 2TL

Functional Area:  Manufacturing
Experience Level:  Apprentice
Type of Contract:  Apprentice

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