Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager

Job Grade: 11A (indicative)

Job Purpose:

  • To issue machines and ancillary equipment to contract, whilst maintaining a modular product structure for product range.
  • To play an active role in engineering development projects.
  • To provide technical assistance to Sales and Customer Services departments to aid a smooth contract execution.


Qualified to HNC/HND/degree level or equivalent in Engineering, or with an equivalent level of experience.

The Job (Main Duties):

  • To ensure accurate drawings and parts lists are produced in accordance with Baker Perkins standards and quality procedures.
  • To manage priorities to ensure project schedules are maintained.
  • To be competent in the use of Siemens NX application and TeamCenter ensuring compliance with Baker Perkins best practices.
  • To ensure compliance of the equipment with legislation (e.g. EC Directives).
  • To ensure compliance of the equipment with Baker Perkins standards and quality procedures.
  • To maintain and update drawings and parts lists by completion of change requests.
  • To work with suppliers to ensure applications are fully and reliably implemented.
  • To undertake calculations to aid design work on projects.
  • To brief field engineers and visit customer sites when necessary.
  • To support engineering development, sales and customer services as appropriate.
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures in respect of self and others.

Candidate Profile:

(Experience, Skills and Knowledge)

  • A highly motivated, confident and dedicated professional.
  • Competent in the use of 3D design and ERP business systems.
  • An innovative engineer with an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Able to work alone or as a member of a design team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good PC literacy skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Able to travel both within the UK and throughout the world.

Travel Activity: Limited.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with your CV to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP - email: [email protected] - no later than Friday 31 December 2021.

Internal applicants: Please inform your line manager of your application.

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer.