[UK] Production Engineer (Programmer)

Job Title: Production Engineer (Programmer)

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Production Engineering Manager

Job Purpose:

  • To provide support and expertise in CNC machining methods, tooling and work holding
  • To improve production process efficiencies with particular emphasis on the reduction of waste activities
  • To play a pivotal role in the development of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • To engineer production requirements in line with the required manufacturing schedules
  • To provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery
  • To provide an accurate database of costs to help with sales quotations
  • To reduce costs and continuously improve the service of the Production Engineering Department to the rest of the business


  • Qualified engineer to ONC/HNC level in Mechanical/ Production Engineering preferred

The Job (Main Duties):

  • To provide machine tool programs, tool lists and fixtures as required by the manufacturing schedule
  • To produce accurate Methods of Manufacture for machined components
  • To promote a continuous improvement culture
  • To identify improvements in manufacturing processes and procedures
  • To drive through cost reduction initiatives, including design for manufacture
  • To help maintain manufacturing schedules with reference to business requirements
  • To solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing teams
  • To provide support for technical queries for all areas of the business
  • To interface between technical and shop floor personnel
  • To undertake specific projects as and when required
  • To support the Production Engineering Manager as and when required
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Have a solid understanding of manufacturing process
  • A broad knowledge of machined components and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Experienced in machine tool programming (HyperMill an advantage)
  • Familiarity with writing specifications, procedures and instructions
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work on own initiative
  • A methodical approach to tasks
  • Strong IT skills
  • A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred

Travel Activity:

  • Occasional


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 11 June 2021

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer