Machinist at Crown Holdings

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Mankato, Minnesota

Job Description:

Job Title



Mankato, MN 56001 US (Primary)

Job Type



Manufacturing and Production

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Associate Degree

Job Accountabilities

About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers, and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of $8.3billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated, and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown's Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees, and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes, and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division.

Location: 174 Chestnut Street, Mankato MN

Position Overview:

The Production Machinist is responsible for machining parts, production tools, fixtures, to keep us within running specifications. Utilizes

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Plant Mechanical Engineer and Manufacturing Supervisor, responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Interprets drawings and sketches, plans, and determines working procedures.

  • Performs any layout work and makes sketches of parts as required.

  • Calculates and determines dimensions, tapers, indices, and other data using shop formula, as necessary.

  • Makes and repairs tools, jigs, fixtures, machine parts, and/or machine attachments required for the job.

  • Setup and operates machine tools and production equipment for efficient machining and production.

  • Machine parts to precision tolerances and specified finishes.

  • Selects and grinds tools for the job in accordance with hardness, machinability, desired finish, and other properties of the parts to be machined.

  • Assembles aligns and adjust machinery and equipment to necessary tolerances.

  • Maintains, repairs, and sets up lane and tab dies to dimensional specifications.

  • Inspects and verifies tooling as per print specifications.

  • Assists in Planned Maintenance activities as required.

  • Performs welding as needed.

  • Assists Production Technicians with equipment failures or quality checks.

  • Assists Production Operator and Service operator as needed.

  • Encompasses the duties of the Production Technician.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.

  • Works in shop or production departments as required.

  • Supports and encourages employees to work safely, efficiently, and effectively.

  • Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned.

Job Requirements


In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements

  • Safety orientated.

  • Full understanding of manual lathes, surface grinders and related machine shop equipment.

  • Good mathematical skills

  • Manufacturing experience

  • Team orientated.

  • Ability to properly use micrometers, calipers, and indicators.

  • Have a good mechanical background.

  • Ability to work a 4x4 continuous operations (rotating days to nights every 8 weeks)

  • Machinist degree with at least 5 years of experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Packaging industry experience

  • Journeyman Machinist


  • Ability to work independently or with a team.

  • Strong problem-solving skills through an individual and/or collaborative approach

  • Must be able to look at new solutions and "think outside the box."

  • Mechanical aptitude

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The associate may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions

  • Generally, works in a plant environment but will be required to perform some job duties inside a maintenance shop.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic.

  • The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures.

  • The noise level is frequently loud.


Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k).


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Crown is an equal opportunity employer. Crown does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.