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Engineering Manager

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

Your work environment : We now have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager, reporting to the Plant Manager, based in Peterborough in the UK. This is an incredible opportunity to join Crown in a brand-new role and become one of the ‘first feet on the ground’ for the new manufacturing plant we are building.
The Peterborough factory is a brand new Beverage plant filled with state of the art technologies capable of producing 3 billion cans per annum. The Peterborough factory is going to be a key site within Bevcan Europe & Middle East. The Plant will operate 24 hours per day on a continuous shift system, 360 days per annum and will employ approximately 280 people.

 

Your mission in Crown:
The successful candidate will be a key player within the Plant Team providing organisational and technical support to the plant, to achieve and improve its engineering and maintenance performance, budget and related KPIs. The main purpose of this position is to lead engineering projects in the new plant and to develop and execute plant maintenance plan for our facility, running an high-speed line on 24/7 basis.
With a safety mind-set, you monitor and provide various performance reports related to production and related KPIs, activities and you highlight areas for improvement. You administer and support Crown systems used within the Bevcan operation and you act as a Single Point of Contact for Engineering related activities. With a specific engineering staff working on shifts and on days, you are responsible for leading your team, while managing cost control on repair and maintenance activities.

 

About you
The successful candidate is ideally a Mechanical/Industrial engineer with at least 5 years’ experience leading teams in a manufacturing environment. You have an excellent knowledge of engineering and maintenance requirements, combined with problem solving and decision making skills. You have a good knowledge of TPM and Statistical Process Control methodology, Green belt certification will be a plus. You are an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills at all levels both internally and externally. You have excellent verbal and writing skills. We are looking for a team player, with knowledge of continuous improvement tools, a high level of organisation and administrative skills and the ability to change existing ways of working.
 

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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Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:  1840
Location: 

Peterborough, GB, PE2 7LB

Functional Area:  Manufacturing
Experience Level:  Manager
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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