Job Title: Fitter

Category: Assembly

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Assistant Production Manager – Assembly

Job Purpose:

  • To assemble complete machines and sub-assemblies to customer specifications, and to test completed equipment.


  • Have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • Other applicants who are willing to complete appropriate training will be considered

The Job (Main Duties):

  • To assemble kit of parts using drawings and internal paperwork system (Epicor)
  • To install pneumatic and hydraulic pipework
  • To assist with testing of finished equipment and to complete test records
  • To operate portable hand tools for drilling, grinding and sanding etc.
  • To lift components and assemblies using slings and pendant crane in a safe and protective manner, training will be given
  • To work within planned times for jobs, and to feedback deviations when necessary
  •  To supply feedback on machine and process improvements
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assisting other sections when required
  • To support mechanical work within the maintenance team
  • To work on customers’ sites as part of an installation & commissioning team
  • To work on customers’ sites as part of the Customer Services team
  • To maintain a safe and tidy environment within their working area
  • To register their time each day using the company ERP system (time booking)
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • Thorough methodical approach
  • Able to interpret drawings and specifications
  • Attention to quality
  • Flexibility to undertake other tasks in other areas and on customers’ sites
  • A high degree of self-motivation
  • Flexibility to work additional house when required

Hours of Work:

  • Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:00 with 30 minute unpaid lunch break
  • Friday 07:30 -12:30
  • Some roles will require a night shift rota and possible weekend work so candidates will need to be open to that if required. Nightshift premium will be paid at time and a third.


  • Salary:  £31,608.96 per annum.

    We now can guarantee overtime for 141 hours for the year this is paid in 12 month instalments over the year.  The 141 hour pot is then used by the Company when needed and the employee will work a maximum of 6 hours per week out of the pot.  Any overtime worked over 6 hours a week would be paid for in addition and once the 141 hours has been used then additional overtime would also be paid.  The premium for the scheme is £259.76 per month which equates to £3,117.12 per annum which when added to basic salary is a guarantee amount of £31,608.96 per annum.

  • Holiday: 183 hours holiday entitlement. In addition the Company gives 3 days between Christmas and New Year, and the normal 8 public holidays. Holiday year runs from 1 April to 31 March.
  • Private Health Care: You will be entitled to join the Company’s Health Care Scheme, whereby you pay 50% and the Company pays 50% of the cost of Private Health Care cover for you, your partner, and your dependent children.
  • Life Assurance: 3x annual salary
  • Pension: Auto enrolled into pension from first day of employment - minimum of 5%. Company will match your contribution up to 6% (you can put more in than 6%).

Travel Activity:

  • Approximately 5%


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