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Plumbing Maintenance Technician

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

To provide a high level of Plumbing expertise including plumbing as part of a small multi-disciplinary building services team, assisting the maintenance management team in delivering a customer focussed cost effective and efficient service.
Carry out work activities to deliver planned and reactive maintenance facility services.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Complete scheduled planned maintenance activities, minor repairs and alterations allocated to you, to required standards and within required response times.
  • Carry out competent person/authorised person duties for relevant systems.
  • Prepare equipment for thorough examination in line with inspection companies schedule, ensuring Plant not available reports are kept to an absolute minimum.
  • Annotate drawings for any alterations made to the site services infrastructure.
  • Attend or advise, on rota, out-of-hours emergencies.
  • Provide maintenance assistance to other work colleagues when required.
  • Work at all times following site environment, health and safety working practices taking due care to your personal safety, and the safety of work colleagues, contractors and site visitors.
  • Ensure site housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
  • Co-operate with your employer to develop skills when training is provided.


Job requirements


  • Appropriate technical qualifications such as a City & Guilds / NVQ (or equivalent) in Plumbing.
  • At least two years’ experience in a building services/maintenance experience.
  • Experience working on industrial/commercial central heating systems.
  • Experience of working in a busy demand led environment.
  • Plumbing maintenance and fitting skills.
  • Good personal organisational skills.
  • Good understanding of the environment and general H&S in the workplace.
  • Good level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and application of a safe system of work of the following:
    • Plumbing
    • Waste Systems
    • Central Heating Systems
    • Control of Legionella
  • Health and Safety legislation relevant to trade
  • A customer service approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with customers and teams at all levels and work as part of a team or independently.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability and use own initiative and with minimum supervision.
  • A flexible and positive attitude to innovation and change


  • IOSH working safely or relevant experience
  • Experience with Compressed Air Systems
  • Experience with Steam Systems
  • IT skills / CAFM systems to record maintenance and work activities

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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Plumbing Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  1402

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

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

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