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Production Crew - Skilled Mechanics & Engineers

About Crown

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions on a global scale. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected FMCG brands.


In response to market growth, we are building our largest Plant yet and Peterborough will be its home. The Peterborough Plant will be a key site within the Bevcan EMEA Business. Crown Peterborough will benefit from state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies and modern practices to support high-speed and highly automated beverage can making capable of producing 3 billion cans per annum. The Plant will operate 24 hours per day on a continuous shift system, 360 days per annum and will employ approximately 280 people.


This is an exciting time in our business and joining Crown Peterborough offers you the opportunity to grow and develop your skills in an expanding industry. Crown was founded on valuing and promoting sustainability and this focus remains essential to our long-term future.

About this opportunity

Please Note: Crown are partnering with Adecco on this role, so to apply directly please visit: 


The purpose of the Production Crew - Skilled Mechanics and Engineers is to maintain production machinery to the required standard and schedule, enabling efficient operation of can line equipment.

Full training will be provided so if you possess the drive to work on your own initiative and pride yourself on making a difference, then this role is for you!   

Shift Pattern
You will work on a Continental Based Shift Rota, attending 2 x 12-hour days followed by 2 x 12-hour nights, then 4 days off. After a pattern of five of these shifts you have 14 days off and we also give you 18 days off in the summer.

This equates to 144 rostered shifts per year and an outstanding work/life balance!

Salary and Benefits

  • A salary of up to £48,346 including shift premium
  • Site annual bonus scheme
  • 9% Company Pension contribution
  • Cash Health Plan
  • 25 days of holiday plus Bank Holidays (for employees working shifts this is mainly contained in the shift pattern)
  • Free parking on-site
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cycle to work scheme


Main Responsibilities

  • Maintenance, Repairs and Changeovers
  • Manufacturing of Parts & Unit Spares
  • Tool Care
  • Additional Duties as required by production demands

(Your Recruiter will be able to provide a more detailed list of responsibilities on application)


Required Education and Qualifications

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering/Maintenance


Beneficial Education and Qualifications

  • HNC


Required Experience, Skills and Competencies

  • Experience using workshop machinery and measuring equipment (lathe, milling, welding, cutting etc.)
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude
  • A drive for continuous improvement


Beneficial Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant experience in maintaining can making equipment


Critical Success Factors

  • Operational performance of the line
  • Timely completion of maintenance activity
  • Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives

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 opportunities

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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Production Crew - Skilled Mechanics & Engineers

Requisition ID:  1513

Peterborough, GB, PE2 7LB

Functional Area:  Manufacturing
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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