Automation Engineer

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Date: 18 Sep 2023

Location: Cuautitlan, MX

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Job Summary

We are looking for an empowered Automation Engineer for the Flex Zone Americas part of Planning & Operations PSE Capital Equipment Projects. As an Automation Engineer, you will be designing, implementing, and validating complex automation projects by providing technical support to our customers, impacting the organization by implementing new PC tools for the development of Projects, collaborate in the virtualization of several servers as based systems, and have access to the highest and newest technology in automation. Also, you will collaborate in automation projects that have a high component of innovation and are strongly oriented to comply with Tetra Pak and Customer quality standards.
This position is based in Cuautitlan, Izcalli Mexico 
You will be travelling 70% of your time to our customer sites and regionally. 
Tetra Pak is not sponsoring work visas or relocation for this position. 

What you will do

As an Automation Engineer you will: 

  • Carry out automation remote support, service, and startups for Tetra Pak equipment.
  • Prepare and implement upgrades on automation systems. 
  • Scada Systems Works in the development as well as the detection of faults and improvements in programmable control systems, network, database, IO servers.
  • Support VM Ware environments remotely across the region. Take direction and assist as required the senior Automation.
  • Work in an Engineering staff for project development and implementation of projects. 
  • Put up together presentations and be able to present new designs and automation strategy with customers. 
  • Startup Servers with VM’s
  • Specify Automation Hardware and Software
  • Electrical Control System & Communication Architecture Design
  • Pneumatic Control System Design. 
  • Safety Systems and Panel/MCC Layouts Design
  • Design and develop the HMI based on customer needs.
  • Develop MES Reports and ERP integrations.
  • PLC Migrations
  • Communications between everyone involved or affected by the project.
  • Participate in the scope of the Project and the product or service that it is going to deliver. 
  • Create Project times and scheduling. 
  • Quote costs that the project will incur. 
  • Performance Handover and Production Cover in projects

We believe you have


  • Bachelor's Degree in Automation, Electronics, Mechanical, Mechatronic, or related fields.
  • 5+ years of experience in the industrial automation sector
  • Fluency in English is a must. 
  • Experience programming and implementing automation systems is required (Food and Beverage industry)
  • Strong Technical knowledge in PLC’s Siemens, Allen Bradley or Beckhoff; designer, analyzer and creator or modificator of HMI systems (i.e. Wonderware / FTView).
  • Knowledge in networks, such as Ethernet, AS-I Bus, Devicenet.
  • Knowledge of data bases SQL Microsoft server, Oracle, etc. is preferred
  • Knowledge in MS Office, MS Project, AutoCAD (Excel Macros)
  • Ability to work within a virtual team.
  • Understanding of Customer Satisfaction, strong communication skills, self-motivated, ability to work and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Able to undertake continual training and further development of skills
  • Deliver more value with less waste in project context

We Offer You

  • A variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • A culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our industry experts drive visible results
  • An equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements


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If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at

This job posting expires on October 2, 2023