[UK] Controls Engineer

Job Title: Controls Engineer

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Electrical Engineering Manager

Job Purpose:

  • To design, test and where necessary, commission, electrical control systems for Baker Perkins machinery, meeting contractual/customer requirements within time and budget restraints


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

The Job (Main Duties):

  • You will develop and produce PLC and HMI software for a variety of platforms with minimal assistance
  • Design, specify and issue electrical hardware parts lists and control panels according to contract specifications
  • Specify technical requirements for bought out equipment
  • You will produce machine test specifications
  • Test equipment in assembly shop and on customer sites as required
  • Provide technical and commissioning support to Installation & Commissioning / Customer Services in the office and on site
  • Help research and develop new products when required
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotes
  • Provide briefings of existing specifications and latest developments of equipment to sales, commercial, manufacturing, customer services and installation & commissioning departments when required
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Motivated individual with the ability to work alone but still be part of a team
  • Experience of installing and commissioning process equipment and a knowledge of programming and fault finding on PLC systems is desirable, although on-site training will be provided
  • Ability to develop and produce software to functional specifications
  • Knowledge of existing product range could be an advantage

Travel Activity:

  • Able to work away from home base for extended periods of time, within the UK and overseas


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 26 February 2021.

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer