senior automation engineer

mathias dahl trankjær, randstad danmark
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aarhus og omegn, midtjylland
ingeniør & teknik


Mathias Dahl Trankjær


On behalf of Tetra Pak Processing Systems A/S we are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer to join their team in Aarhus.

The Automation Engineering Team, located in Aarhus, Denmark, is a competent and innovative team of 24 colleagues who have the responsibility for development and design of automation solutions for production equipment in the ice cream industry.

As a senior automation engineer, your daily tasks will be of technical nature but also coordination in your area of expertise. You will be one of the go-to specialists in the team and with your specialist knowledge, you will help with developing high-tech automation solutions, support your colleagues worldwide with troubleshooting and commissioning the equipment.

Role & Responsibility

As senior automation engineer you will furthermore:

• Design, development and implementation of PLC based software solutions for the equipment
• Continuously improve the existing software solutions and version manage the code base
• Test and verification of software solutions and validate functionality of equipment
• Broad contact within the organization throughout all phases in the projects
• Regular contact with colleagues from Tetra Pak's global market companies and customers for technical/commercial support.
• Commissioning and troubleshooting via remote connection or at customer site
• Provide and secure input to technical documentation and manuals

Who you are

To succeed in this role, it’s important to be a very solid technician with a-class interpersonal skills. You have strong communication skills – the ability to interact with people, be it stakeholders, colleagues or customers is essential. We also see some of the main criteria to becoming a success as:

• Professional engineer with knowledge of electrical, automation and/or control engineering
• Minimum B.Sc. level degree in the field of Engineering or similar
• More than 5 years of experience in development and design of modular automation solutions, preferably in the food processing industry
• Work experience on PLC platforms such as Siemens S7, TIA Portal and/or Allen Bradley
• Solid knowledge of software verification methods and release management
• An embedded desire of being up to date with the latest trends in industrial automation
• You are a problem solver (analytical, systematic and structured) with a strong personal drive
• Proficiency in Danish or English language is required
• Willingness to travel 15-30 days/year

Why Tetra Pak Processing Systems?

At Tetra Pak they touch millions of lives every day, ensuring better nutrition and healthier lifestyles through safe packaging and food processing solutions. Guided by their global brand promise, PROTECTS WHAT´S GOOD, they strive to make a difference by protecting food, people and our futures. To do this they need more than smart technology. Tetra Pak needs smart people too. People like you, who wants to work with people like them!

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Join the team

Apply for this position by clicking the “Apply” button. For further information, please contact Mathias Dahl Trankjær at +45 23 32 31 38 or email
Randstad is responsible for the recruitment process on behalf of Tetra Pak Processing Systems A/S. All applications will be treated in strict confidence and will be handled in week 32. Deadline for applications is 11/08 2021.

About Randstad

Randstad DK is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the global leader in HR services. With more than 4,800 offices in 38 countries, we are providing work to more than 650,000 people every day.

In Denmark, we are among the leading temp and recruitment agencies with branches in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, Kolding and Esbjerg. A position we have achieved due to our expertise in matching qualified candidates with the right job opportunities.