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Development Engineer


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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.

What is it like to work for Crown?

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The role will consist of:

  • 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
  • Organised & 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



  • 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


  • Engineering degree in either Software, Electronics, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering.

Additional benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • A culture committed to being fully inclusive
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working options including family friendly policies
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Wide range of career development opportunities.
  • BUPA Healthcare option
  • Discretionary Management Incentive Programme.

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How to Apply

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Wantage (Oxfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Software

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