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Lead Process Monitoring 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 lead Process Monitoring Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the development of novel solutions to improve the performance of Crowns Global manufacturing operations. 

Within Crown Technology Wantage, the research & development hub, you will work with a talented team to develop innovative process monitoring solutions. This is an exciting, high-impact role with the opportunity to make the role your own and influence the direction of process improvement in a global industry.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Develop novel monitoring solutions to support Crowns’ Global manufacturing processes
  • Use National Instruments hardware and LabVIEW Software applications to deliver these solutions.
  • Convert broad, top-level requirements into well-planned applications for a variety of areas with scalability as a focus.
  • Produce software user manuals
  • Support deployed software solutions to fix bugs and add new features
  • Communicate with various stakeholders and internal and external customers to understand and define requirements. Deliver these solutions with the support of internal and external resources.
  • Complete projects within time constraints


Key activities including, but not limited to the following:

  • Problem Solving - solve complex issues and develop solutions by working as part of a team to solve problems within the company
  • Self-Development - via the job and appropriate external courses, continuously develop skills, knowledge and expertise in various aspects of process monitoring hardware and software.
  • Teamwork - work cohesively as part of the team, drawing from expert knowledge of the industry and processes to ensure new development is applicable and in line with industry
  • Project Management - own development projects for the whole life cycle from concept to delivery and communicate with key stakeholders the progress effectively
  • Onsite Working - work in Crown production facilities as required in a safe manner when developing and deploying control & monitoring solutions
  • Organized & Analytical outlook on problem solving balanced by a creative and innovative mind-set
  • Safe working - understand and ensure development is under taken with safety as a focus


Key Performance Areas

  • Commitment to delivery of projects within budget and to an agreed timescale
  • Focus on achieving results, meeting objectives and self-development
  • Team worker who can discuss, interact and work closely with other members of the team and different departments across multiple engineering disciplines
  • Expand Knowledge surrounding development techniques and technology in the relevant process area
  • Ability to work in high pressure environments whilst maintaining high standards


Job requirements


  • Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD) - minimum of two years’ relevant experience
  • LabVIEW Real-time and FPGA experience
  • Understanding of data acquisition and signal processing techniques
  • Experience interfacing with various sensors and control solutions
  • Methodical troubleshooting and debugging skills 
  • Good time management skills to meet multiple deadlines in parallel
  • Good Communication skills


  • LabVIEW Architect
  • LabVIEW Graphical Object-oriented Programming principals
  • LabVIEW Actor Framework
  • Understanding of electronics and test equipment
  • Data Analysis techniques
  • Thorough understanding of factors influencing software performance
  • LabVIEW Vision Development module experience
  • Development using SQLite

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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Lead Process Monitoring Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  1364

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area: 
Experience Level:  Executive
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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