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Development Engineer

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

As a key member of a small team of experts, the job-holder will be engaged in engineering project work, to develop and improve metal packaging products and manufacturing processes, from ideas and concepts, through development and on to implementation in a Crown plant.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Use CAD (SolidWorks) to design metal packaging components, tools, and machine parts.
  • Organise and undertake product and process development work in the technical facilities at Crown Technology, setting up equipment and manufacturing samples for testing, demonstration and customer trials.
  • Evaluation and proving of new product specifications.
  • Generation of product manufacturing standards and specifications.
  • Transfer technology into the manufacturing plants, preparing the necessary documentation, providing. commissioning support and demonstrating capability against dimensional and performance requirements.
  • Provide a problem solving resource to the operations, helping resolve manufacturing issues in Crown’s plants. 

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent subject discipline or HNC/equivalent and 4 years relevant experience
  • A strong mechanical design ability with CAD experience.
  • Ability to perform hands on tooling and machine set-up
  • Problem solving ability
  • Able to drive project work with the minimum of supervision
  • Full driving licence & ability to travel


  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Second European language

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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Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  1322

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

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

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