Commissioning Engineer

Job Title: Commissioning Engineer

Location: Peterborough based, but with extensive travel both within the UK and overseas

Position this role reports to: Installation and Commissioning Manager

Job Grade: 13 (indicative)

Job Purpose:

Commissioning of food industry equipment and supervision of electrical installation on customers’ sites around the world to ensure that the equipment functions to the required specification and that quality and health & safety standards are met within the allocated time and budgeted cost.


Ideally, qualified to an Engineering degree or BTEC Higher Certificate in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or equivalent

Main Duties:

  • You will commission machinery so that its mechanical, electrical, software and process functions perform to the contract specification
  • Programming and fault finding software for a variety of PLC platforms
  • When required, to supervise other engineers on site either employed or contracted by Baker Perkins or by the customer
  • Communicate with the customer throughout the commissioning stage of a project
  • Produce a regular report of site activities detailing progress and highlighting any issues such as technical problems, site delays, customer’s comments etc. concluding in a debrief on return from site and a contract completion report
  • The above to be carried out anywhere in the world for periods of up to 6 weeks to suit the needs of the business
  • Support Technical and Customer Services in the office and on site
  • Help research and develop new products in the Innovation Centre
  • Assist with manufacture and testing of equipment within our factory
  • It is anticipated when you are not traveling that you will either be working in the factory, the Innovation Centre, Customer Services or in the Drawing Office
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others

Candidate Profile:

Highly motivated individual with the ability to work alone but still be part of a team
Ability to work under pressure
Experience of installing and commissioning food process equipment in either the Bread, Biscuit, Confectionery, Cereal, Snack or Industrial Extrusion sectors
Knowledge of programming and fault finding on:


Rockwell Logix 5000
Siemens S7-300
Siemens S7-1500


Rockwell RS View studio
Win CC flex
Win CC comfort

Customer focussed with excellent communication skills and a successful track record of developing customer relationships

Travel Activity:

Able to work away from home base for extended periods of time, both in the UK and overseas - up to 75% travel around the world.

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])

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer.