Process Project Leader

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Date: 01-Mar-2023

Location: Pune, IN

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

As Process Leader in the Implementation/Pre-Project area you will be engaged in the pre-projects/implementation projects, working with internal Tetra Pak and customer teams across the globe and will be part of South Asia Market based in Pune, India. In addition, you will have the opportunity to manage pre-projects/implementation projects on your own. The position entails flexible travelling.

What you will do

As Process Leader you will be responsible for:

  • Working out technical concepts and solutions on time, on budget and on scope within the required quality from small to large scale technical projects by aligning with Tetra Pak experts across borders to prepare a reliable quote in compliance to Tetra Pak’s standards and governance that meet customers’ expectations.

  • Leading the process design, driving technical discussions, working out and engineering process and line solutions, specifying components, calculating costs, preparing quotation and contracting documents.

  • Leading the project on time, on budget and on scope within the required quality from small to large scale technical projects from initial customer needs captured and evaluated to firm quotation and handover to implementation team.

  • Defining deliverables and fixing the scope together with customer and customer management based on strategic and economic evaluations.

  • Preparing, organizing and leading design and risk reviews, time schedules, commissioning and performance commitments.

  • Closing cooperation with the Supply Management organization.

  • Leading the pre-project team that is set up for medium and large-scale pre-projects (none of them direct reports) or collaborating with the project core team and the project management.

  • Acting as pre-project manager in smaller and medium scale opportunities.

  • While handling implementation projects, leading the process design, ordering of process components/equipment in line with Tetra Pak SuM guidelines

  • Review/owning the solution provided. 

  • Review and ensure the hygienic installation drawings 

  • Support site installation team as and when required for critical process/utility installation.

  • Technical coordination with cross-functional team (Electrical, Automation, PMO, PCO and Installation )

  • Lead commissioning activity up to customer handover to make high customer satisfaction level.

  • Act as PM for L0-L2 projects in absence of project manager.

  • Act as an ambassador for Tetra Pak.

We believe you have

  • Masters University degree or equivalent in Mechanical / Process / Food Engineering is required

  • Fluent English language skills, both verbal and written

  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of work experience with projects – engineering, commissioning, and lead

  • Experience in the food / liquid processing industry is a must

  • Experience in implementing processing solutions and working on installation projects

  • Experience in bidding / tendering / pre-project / project work

  • Experience in a client facing role; customer-focused mindset

  • Good understanding of service business and customers’ needs

  • Good technical and commercial negotiations skills

  • Good level of analytical problem-solving methodology

  • Self-driven, decisive, highly motivated, independent personality

  • Very good practice with MS office tools (Excel, Word, Project) and SAP required for business reporting purposes

  • Familiar with general engineering and drawing software tools used for large scale plant engineering (e g.  AutoCAD)

  • Experience in using database driven engineering design tools is preferred (e.g. Matrix, SSP)

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


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

This job posting expires on 8/12/2022

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Dipali Moray