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Automation Project Leader

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Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Lund, SE

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.

The Automation Engineering Office in Lund is a department within Tetra Pak Processing Solutions & Equipment. In Europe & Central Asia (ECA) we sell, engineer and deliver projects. We engineer projects in close cooperation with the Project Centres, a typical project will be a Dairy, beverage, cheese or powder factory.


The new employee in the role will be based in Sweden, Lund and can be based also in other Tetra Pak office within Europe. The job will require approximately 15% travelling.

What you will do

As an Automation Project Leader you will lead the project from order to customer take over in close cooperation with your team, internal stakeholders and customers. The projects lead time can be up to 2 years and the team consist of approximately 10 engineers. You will also drive continuous improvements and operational excellence in terms of efficiency and quality.

You will focus on  

  • Work proactively with analysis, decisions and actions
  • Manage the team in terms of daily operation and people management
  • Build and maintain a good customer relation
  • Drive technical discussions, making quotations and presentations for customers

Who you are

You are a well-structured person with a strong drive for results with the ability to work independently as well as in team. You have an analytic mindset and can find common solutions. Of course, you possess excellent communication skills and the ability to create and maintain relationships, as the work includes close contacts with customers, suppliers and colleagues. You are an experienced people manager with a positive and inspiring approach, motivating and coaching is something you enjoy. 

You have a University degree or other relevant education. Furthermore, you have minimum 2 years working experience from project leadership and industrial automation. You need an understanding of Plant Automation Technology.  Knowledge of virtualization and programming in HMI (Wonderware, Siemens), PLC (Siemens, Rockwell) and MES as well as experience in data bases is a strong merit. A very good command of English, both written and verbal is a must.

We offer you

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

Apply now!

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 https://jobs.tetrapak.com/.

This job posting expires on 29th of September

To know more about the position contact Per Jansson at +46 46 36 51 26 

Questions about your application contact Valentina Harabagiu at +46 46 36 2369

For trade union information contact Sveriges Ingenjörer Lars Haraldsson at +46 46 36 2533 and Unionen Lisbeth Larsson at +46 46 36 2320