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Automation Engineer

Date: 17-Mar-2019

Location: Champlin, MN, US USA

Company: Tetra Pak



The Automation Engineer is part of Tetra Pak Filtration Solutions in Champlin, MN. This position reports directly to the Automation Engineer Manager, PROC BU Ice Cream, Cosmetics & Filtration Solutions. This individual will have the opportunity to interface directly with customers and within all levels of the organization and make a difference for our customer base. This is an important role within the Filtration Solutions unit that is responsible for multiple asspects of the automation of membrane filtation equipment


Main Responsibilities:


  • Optimize and develop membrane filtration processes and process control.
  • Perform complete system I/O check prior to shipment to confirm proper wiring and airline terminations per project documents (P&ID, Electrical, Pneumatic and so on).
  • Develop PLC and HMI programs/software utilizing P&ID, Electrical and Pneumatic drawing documents, customer specifications and associated project documents and/or information.
  • Take direction and assist as required the senior Automation Engineering staff for project development and implementation during the development phase in Champlin.
  • Take direction and assist as required senior Automation Engineering staff with customer site membrane system I/O checks, pre-commissioning start up and final full commissioning of membrane systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple membrane system projects as required.
  • Attend both on site and off site training sessions and/or meetings as required or requested.
  • Provide both written and verbal status reports on projects as required/requested.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and working relationship with colleagues and customers.



  • Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Process control and Process optimization experience required
  • Strong computer skills required
  • PLC programming skills required (experience writing code required)
  • Minimum of three years experience working as an Automation Engineer
  • Previous experience in food and/or beverage a plus
  • Strong English communication skills required both written and verbal
  • Current US passport or ability to get a passport
  • Valid driver’s license


Relocation will not be offered for this position. Tetra Pak is not sponsoring work visas for this position. Please submit your application at as soon as posssible but no later than April 1st, 2019.


Requisition ID 42361

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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