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Automation Engineer - Future Talent Programme

Date: 17-Apr-2021

Location: Aarhus, DK

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we touch millions of lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and  food processing solutions. Guided by our global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, we strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this we need more than smart technology.  We need smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like us.


Future Talent Programme – technical track is a one-year trainee programme to develop your engineering skills and bring you leading technical knowledge in an accelerated way. You will be part of a truly global company with a dynamic, innovative mindset as well as strong roots in a technological environment.

From day 1 you will be delivering results as a true member of the team and hold a real position. You will together with your manager shape the content of your programme to fit with your background and interests to support your development journey. After the programme finishes you will have gained great experiences to help you continue your exciting career within Tetra Pak.


Tetra Pak Processing Systems A/S (Tetra Pak Ice Cream) – The world´s leading supplier of machinery and lines for production, treatment and packing of Ice Cream products – is looking for a new Automation Talent to join the team.

For more information about Tetra Pak please click on the below link or visit our website at http://www.tetrapak.com


Future of the food production:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wakTvx6bzrw
The world’s favourite dessert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ucoNBSPo_I
Innovative ice cream:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwfiVqcY4Ac


As an Automation Engineer Talent in Tetra Pak, you will execute on all engineering tasks associated with creating production solutions, engineering development, cost calculations, commissioning and customer training within the ice cream industry. Your daily work and interaction with Future Talents in other Tetra Pak locations offers a unique opportunity to build network across disciplines and boundaries. We expect that the right candidate will create a strong platform to develop further from and over time gain the capabilities to take up the challenge of becoming a future product specialist or technical leader.

The position is based in Aarhus, Denmark

What You Will Do

As an Automation Engineer you will be involved in the following activities: 


  • You will be responsible for developing and maintaining PLC based software for advanced ice cream equipment. 
  • Work with HMI programming as well as servo systems and motion control technology.
  • Visit customers sites to support with commissioning of new systems, control upgrades or troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with the Automation Specialists and take part in development projects for new products and technologies to enable digitalisation and industry 4.0 for our customers.

 Who You Are


We believe:

  • You have finished recently or are about to finish this year your bachelor or master’s degree in electrical, automation or software engineering.
  • You are a problem solver with a strong personal drive and proactive mindset.
  • You are a true finisher and have the ability to work independently.
  • You are a team player with outstanding communication skills.
  • Experience from studies or work abroad is considered a merit.
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Work proficiency in Danish is an advantage. 
  • Currently you live and are eligible to work in Denmark.

We Offer You


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • Culture that pioneers spirit of innovation where our engineering genius drives visible result
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply Now!

If you are inspired to share our responsibility of protecting food to protecting the planet, please submit your resume in English through our careers page on www.jobs.tetrapak.com

This job posting expires on 14th March 2021

For further information about the position and the company contact Recruitment Specialist Tamas Adler on Tamas.Adler@tetrapak.com 


Tetra Pak is committed to protecting its employees, customers and you, our candidates.
We are working towards completing all or most of the steps in the recruitment process for this position by virtual means and further information will be provided as part of the recruitment process.