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Electrical Engineer - Evergreen - NL

Date: 07-Apr-2021

Location: Heerenveen, Netherlands

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.

Electrical Project Leader


Business Unit Cheese and Powder Systems 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. 

We are looking for an Electrical Project Leader coordinating Electrical Engineering activities of large BU projects

You will be based in Heerenveen, in the Netherlands

What you will do:


  • You will be responsible to lead Electrical Engineering activities with a focus on the largest BU projects.
  • You will drive technical alignment between different Business Streams teams.

  • Assist sales during pre-project by calculating engineering, manufacturing & installation cost.
  • Collect & analyze all the relevant specifications from customer URS.
  • Creates technical description for project offer.
  • Build RFQ package for the supplier in charge of electrical engineering, manufacturing and/or installation in line with Tetra Pak strategy, standards, guidelines, tools and methods for electrical design.
  • Selects supplier in collaboration with Supply Management team.

Who you are:


We believe you have:


  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role preferably in an international environment. 
  • Good spoken and written English, German and French are a plus.
  • Experience in the food industry will be an advantage
  • Background and passion to work in a culture driven by innovation, sustainability, growth and performance. 
  • Administrative, organized systematic and consistent approach.
  • Ability to multitask work even in stressful situations.
  • Good communication skills result-oriented approach, with the aim for improvement Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to use electrical drawing tools (e.g. EPLAN)


We are part of an international business environment therefore the Electrical engineer should be prepared to travel in Europe up to 30-40% of working time.

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, apply through our careers page on www.jobs.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.