People & Culture

Over 1,100 brilliantly talented people work at Crown and we’re delighted to have them. In fact, we encourage them to shine to their fullest by asking that they only ever bring their true self to work.

Whether that be at our head offices and manufacturing sites in Darwen, Hull, Dublin and Belfast, or at one of our 178 stores across the UK and Ireland.

We’re also proud to have generations of families working throughout our business. By continuing to be a progressive, inclusive and supportive employer, we hope to inspire future generations to choose us too. And we look forward to seeing the splashes of colourful creativity they bring with them.

our big ambitions…

health & wellbeing support for everyone

Every employee across the UK and Ireland will have access to this vital benefit.

continue a culture of inclusivity and opportunity

We’ll always create an environment where our colleagues can professionally develop and thrive.

reduce barriers for development in the workplace.

Not just in management, but throughout our entire Crown organisation.


of our leaders and 37% of our overall workforce are women


to health & wellbeing support through our Employee Assist Programme


brilliant people working in safe workplaces we provide across UK & Ireland

Hempel is
1 of 500

companies to commit to end disability exclusion via Valuable 500 Collective


managers being actively trained in inclusive leadership best practices

Inside Stories

Christopher Morton

Engineering Facilities Manager

Nurturing our leaders of the future.

Careers at Crown

Wonderful people make a wonderful company. Join us and be one of them. Register your CV with us and a member of the Recruitment team will contact you should a vacancy suiting your skills and experience become available.

Gender pay gap Statement

Crown Paints approach to salary is simple. We want to reward our colleagues fairly for the job they undertake, regardless of gender. This is visible within all of our processes and policies.

Modern Slavery Statement

This annual statement sets out the steps taken by Crown Paints Ltd and its subsidiaries during their financial year which ended 31st December 2022, to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking in their business and supply chain.

Get Involved!

If you’re interested in a career at Crown, or would like to find out more about opportunities available across the UK and Ireland we’d love to hear from you.