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Production 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 currently have a vacancy for a Production Manager, reporting to the Manufacturing 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’ staff for the new Plant.


Your mission in Crown:
We are looking for a team player, with knowledge of continuous improvement tools, a high level of organization, the ability to change existing ways of working and a ‘Focus on Excellence’ mind-set.
The successful candidate is responsible for driving the day-to-day performance of our high speed production lines through our Shift Manager/ Team leaders structure by:

  • Setting and showing high standards and influencing the behaviours that will drive and support a culture of “Focus on Excellence” across the Plant, in relation to day-to-day activities, as well as through continuous improvement projects; 
  • Exceeding the Plant’s KPI targets with a particular focus on safety, product quality, line efficiency spoilage, raw material usages 
  • Ensuring effective communication at all levels, providing up-to-date information and feedback to all relevant parties.


About you:

The successful candidate is preferably an industrial or mechanical engineer with at least 5 years’ experience in structuring and leading teams in production, in a manufacturing environment. You have a hands-on approach when necessary, combined with an excellent knowledge of high-speed production requirements, problem solving and decision making skills. You demonstrate excellent People Management skills. A good knowledge of Statistical Process Control methodology, Lean Six-Sigma 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 in English – knowledge of other languages will be a plus.

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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Production Manager

Requisition ID:  1662

Peterborough, GB, PE2 7LB

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

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