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Electrical Engineer - Future Talent Programme

Date: 27-Mar-2021

Location: Heerenveen, FR, NL

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. 
You will be recruited to a certain position from day one. Your manager will plan the content of your programme and support you in your development journey. After the programme finishes you will have gained great experiences to help you continue your exciting career within our company.

Electrical Engineer – Future Talent Programme

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated new graduate to join our Future Talent Programme starting in September 2021 and become the next generation of engineers and leaders in our industry.
In this role you join Business Unit Cheese and Powder Systems, which develops, engineers and commissions cheese and powder production equipment for the food industry. With over 800 employees in 8 countries, we develop, deliver and facilitate a world-leading portfolio of process solutions in close cooperation with the Tetra Pak Market Companies. 

To get a better insight into what our processing business does and to get an overview of the capital equipment check the links below:


You will be based in Heerenveen, Netherlands.
In this position you will travel occasionally, about 10% of your time.

What You Will Do

As an Electrical Engineer, you will:

  • With your ideas and contribution, help push our limits as part of the largest food processing and packaging company in the world with more than 5,000 patents and some of the best experts in the field.
  • Be trained to design automation systems for the food industry. Your main contribution will be to make a design of the automation systems on the work assignment, contract and machine specification.
  • Support the electrical workshop at supplier site during the production/build of the automation equipment (electrical cabinets).
  • Prepare FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) documentation and execute electrical FAT at the workshop.
  • Propose design changes/improvements for future projects.
  • If needed, troubleshoot during installation and commissioning.
  • Occasionally participate in commissioning and assembly of production lines.
  • Make changes in electrical documentation after assembly.

Who You Are

We believe you have:

  • Finished recently or are about to finish your degree (2020 or 2021) in Electrical/ Electrotechnics/Automation & Control Systems Engineering or related disciplines (available to start in a full-time position from 1st September 2021)
  • Knowledge of drawing programs (experience with Eplan is an advantage)
  • As an advantage initial work experience in a similar position, working with electrical documentation.
  • Passion to follow the newest technological trends and to apply your theoretical knowledge into actual challenges.
  • A mature and professional personality with the ability to create and utilize a broad international network.
  • Natural ability to look at a problem from more sides and discover the simple solutions that others might not catch. Ability to simplify, prioritize and innovate.
  • Both technical and commercial approach with a structured and independent way of working.
  • Furthermore, we believe that you are a true team player with good communication skills.
  • Ability to travel and work internationally, especially within the EU, with a valid driving license.
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken). A good command of a second language (Dutch, French, German, Spanish) is an asset.

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 https://jobs.tetrapak.com/
This job posting expires on 21 May 2021.

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.