, Pennsylvania

Crown Beverage North America is searching for a Manager, Production Engineering to join our team in supporting the fifteen (15) North American manufacturing operations for the Beverage Division. This position will work closely with the manufacturing facilities to analyze and solve production issues of major proportion, manage the 2-Piece aluminum beer and beverage can and end processes improvements and new technology. The individual will specialize on plant preventative maintenance and repair, tooling, down gaging, plant improvements and swing line operations.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Ensuring safety is a first priority
  • Senior Manager will lead full-cycle management of engineering projects and engineering teams to include the design, initiate and implement capital improvement projects, bringing them in on time and within budget.
  • Hands-on involvement with project and plant based assignments involving in all aspects of can manufacturing processes.
  • Expectation of Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in many domains
  • Ability to develop long term strategic plans for processes and equipment issues.
  • Evaluation of existing equipment, processes and facilities to provide direction on CAPEX and Maintenance expenditures in-line with Divisional strategic plans.
  • Involvement with manufacturing line design, re-design, equipment installation, troubleshooting, product line trials and other operations support roles
  • Analysis of production problems and assistance in implementing solutions to these problems
  • Provide training and direction in the start-up of new manufacturing processes, as well as leading plant technical personnel as required to complete equipment installations and start-ups, and lead various in-plant improvement teams
  • Follow OEM/ Crown Maintenance practices
  • Recommend modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimal performance within the equipment limits
  • Identify production problems, discuss solutions and implement fixes
  • Ensure effective communication between departments and shifts on changes to equipment, production schedules or any other relevant information
  • Work with Quality personnel and understand control issues a plus
  • Applications of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

, Pennsylvania

Crown has a long history of leading the industry with innovative packaging technology. From the time our founder William Painter invented the bottle cap to the ground-breaking SuperEnd™ beverage ends to today's cutting edge shaping technology, Crown has led the way.


We owe our success to a legacy of leadership and invention that began in 1892 when our founder, William Painter, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionized the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build Crown Holdings, Inc. into the world-class company it is today.

Today, Crown Holdings, Inc. manufactures packaging products from 139 plants located in 41 countries. In over 125 years of growth and diversification, we have never lost sight of our core business: continuously improving the quality of our packaging products, while keeping costs as low as possible.

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