[UK] CAD / Engineering Systems Manager

Job Title: CAD / Engineering Systems Manager

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Engineering Manager

Job Purpose:

  • The role is split into two parts, the first is take ownership of the CAD / PLM and engineering systems, providing day to day support, to ensure a stable working platform.
  • The second part is to drive the development of these systems, workflows and standards to develop a class leading engineering data management network for the entire business.


Degree in Engineering / a related Field or suitable experience

The Job (Main Duties):

  • First line technical support for all CAD/PLM users in the business (on and off-site)
  • Resolution of day to day issues, by identifying the root cause and putting effective solutions in place
  • Managing partner helpdesk enquiries to ensure we get the support we need, and to communicate with the PLM community where necessary
  • Produce and manage programs for software updates, testing and installations
  • Organise software training and manage staff training records to ensure the latest features and best practise are being used
  • Identify and develop effective workflows for common tasks with the CAD/PLM environment
  • Develop the use of re-use tools (Standard Parts, Designs and Processes) to help reduce engineering lead times


  • Identify and develop the necessary systems to allow effective access to live engineering data across the whole business
  • Drive a strong bi-directional integration between Teamcentre and our with our ERP system (Epicor)
  • Manage and support the roll out of new workflows, processes and systems, with suitable documentation and training to ensure an effective take-up
  • Look at ways to better manage engineering data currently existing in silos
  • Evaluate hardware needs, produce specifications and management hardware allocation
  • Produce and/or support business CAPEX processes when needed
  • Support the IT function with CAD / PLM / engineering data requirements for hardware, network, servers and security


  • To be aware of and follow all company Health and Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Significant experience providing first line support to CAD/PLM users on and off-site
  • Experience in managing and developing CAD/PLM systems within an engineering environment
  • Skilled in the administration of Teamcentre
  • Knowledge of ERP/CAD (Epicor in particular) integration desirable
  • Experience managing CAM data, revision control, engineering change requests would be beneficial
  • Experience of project management / change management advantageous
  • A design engineering background is preferable but not essential for this role

Travel Activity:

  • Occasional travel is to be expected


If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP (email [email protected]) no later than Friday 5 March 2021

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer