Process Engineering Project Leader

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Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Winsted, MN, US

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 expert who will work independently in project and/or pre-project teams within Project Centres.  You will be an individual contributor who will lead larger projects and leading a team of process engineers to accomplish the required tasks, also take technical decisions. 
The position is based in Winsted, MN. 
You will be travelling up to 35% of your time to our customer sites. 

What you will do


As a Process Engineering Project Leader you will: 


  • Provide technical support to pre-projects with respect to Process Engineering.
  • Responsible for technical solutions larger projects. 
  • Provide support in issue and claim resolution including root cause analysis projects.
  • Technical discussions with customer and or end suppliers.
  • Validate/ review technical solutions projects
  • Act as differentiators between counterparties or other competition projects
  • Mentor/trainer for Process Engineers. 
  • Lead projects from a conceptual development phase (sales) through implementation to start of commercial operation.
  • Working in a multi-project environment where the role adapts to the needs of each individual project.
  • Working in close cooperation with Plant Integration team in each of the market companies.
  • Working with customers and colleagues in an international environment, but also utilize and collaborate with resources throughout the entire organization.
  • Conduct / support quotation development in conjunction with the project manager and account managers for systems/modules.
  • Estimate equipment costs. Source and price equipment/services in coordination with the project manager.
  • Provide sales support by giving technical presentations
  • Understanding and utilization of Plant Integration business process, organization, task, cost and quality.
  • Planning and structure, Utilizing Resources, Driving & follow-up, Meeting deadlines and objectives.
  • Regulatory experience/awareness with CFIA, APPS, TSSA, 3A, CSA, FDA, OSHA, etc.

We believe you have


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Food Science Engineering or Bioproducts Engineering or related fields. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Process Engineering area. 
  • Experience in food & dairy system design a plus.
  • Proficient with MSOffice (MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) AutoCAD
  • Process Design knowledge required.
  • Ability to read and understand a process and instrumentation diagram (PID) required.
  • Ability to lead without authority, excellent problem solving and analytical skills, Excellent people, communication, presentation skills, ability to plan, delegate, and multi-task and quality-focused. 

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 October 6, 2023.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.