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Our Graduates

If you're looking for a graduate engineer role, there’s no better place to start your career than with us. To give you an idea of what you can expect, we did a quick Q&A with some of our recent graduates.

Sophie Cartwright, Graduate Engineer (Design), joined us in 2021

Where did you study for your degree?

The University of Bath

What did you read?

MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (5-year Sandwich)

How did you discover the job at Baker Perkins?

I came across the job advert online and it caught my eye as I worked in machine design for my placement year.

Tell us a bit about your experiences so far...

I am in the Confectionery department and predominantly work on designs for syrup kitchen systems. I mainly work alongside the Confectionery Product Engineer who has taught me about the syrup cooking process. Cookers involve a lot of pipework for both the product lines and steam/condensate for the heating processes. Steam jackets are pressure vessels so we have to perform calculations to ensure they are of sound design practice and adhere to PD5500 where applicable.

I have also assisted with product trials in the Innovation Centre, helping run the lab machinery to produce samples for customers.

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