Commissioning Engineer

About you. About us. About us working together in the future?
Do you find small companies too small and large firms too impersonal? Are you looking for a company of a manageable size so you feel at home but with an international element so you can develop? Do you really enjoy the challenge of complex requirements – and don't just say that because it sounds good? Are you aware that independent working means more responsibility? Have you always wanted to grow with a company – and to have the feeling that you've really contributed something?


Job Purpose

Commissioning of food industry equipment and supervision of electrical installation on customers’ sites around the world to ensure that the equipment functions to the required specification and that quality and health & safety standards are met within the allocated time and budgeted cost

Commissioning Engineer

Your responsibilities

  • You will commission machinery so that its mechanical, electrical, software and process functions perform to the contract specification
  • Programming and fault finding software for a variety of PLC platforms
  • When required, to supervise other engineers on site either employed or contracted by Baker Perkins or by the customer
  • Communicate with the customer throughout the commissioning stage of a project
  • Produce a regular report of site activities detailing progress and highlighting any issues such as technical problems, site delays, customer’s comments etc. concluding in a debrief on return from site and a contract completion report
  • The above to be carried out anywhere in the world for periods of up to 6 weeks to suit the needs of the business
  • Support Technical and Customer Services in the office and on site
  • Help research and develop new products in the Innovation Centre
  • Assist with manufacture and testing of equipment within our factory
  • To help research and develop new products in the Innovation Centre
  • It is anticipated when you are not traveling that you will either be working in the factory, the Innovation Centre, Customer Services or in the Drawing Office
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others

Your qualifications

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work alone but still be part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience of installing and commissioning food process equipment in either the Bread, Biscuit, Confectionery, Cereal, Snack or Industrial Extrusion sectors
  • Customer focussed with excellent communication skills and a successful track record of developing customer relationships
  • Knowledge of programming and fault finding on:


  • Rockwell Logix 5000
  • Siemens S7-300
  • Siemens S7-1500
  • Mitsubishi
  • Omron
  • Lenze


  • Rockwell RS View studio
  • Win CC flex
  • Win CC comfort
  • Lenze


  • Closing date Friday 14 May 2021
you can make processes work

Baker Perkins' food processing equipment and service drive the production and profit at many of the world’s leading food manufacturers. In the bread, biscuit, confectionery, food extrusion and breakfast cereal sectors, top brands worldwide rely on technology supplied by Baker Perkins. The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and extensive service philosophy, extending from design and manufacture through installation and commissioning to Lifetime Support.

Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough PE4 7AP United Kingdom T +44 1733 283000 | |