Commissioning Engineer

Tetra Pak

About the job

The Commissioning Engineer will interface with our extensive customer base and provide industry-leading processing solutions. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and will bring expertise in automation tools with a commitment to customer focus, quality and innovation. This person will impact the organization by being a recognized leader and proactive problem solver, while showing the enthusiasm for the company.
This position will report to the Manager of Automation Engineering.
This position is based in Champlin, MN
You might be travelling up to 40% of your time to customer sites in the U.S. and Canada for start-up/commissioning.

What You'll Do

Develop and track project program & engineering resource requirements including design, installation, and commissioning tasks. Report to the Project Manager for project & program related tasks including budget control, progress reports & forecasting.
Interface with account managers and customers to assess the customer requirements and thereby create cost effective quotations.
Analyze, design, develop, and implement an automation solution including database, reports, HMI and PLC programs to meet project requirements.
Configure control system including PLC and the HMI/SCADA system.
Design, test and configure control panels, motor control centers, Ethernet networks, ASI networks, and pneumatic circuits, for automation systems.
Optimize and develop membrane filtration processes and process control.
Perform complete system I/O check prior to shipment to confirm proper wiring and airline terminations per project documents (P&ID, Electrical, Pneumatic, and so on).
Manage automation activities on site for installation, commissioning, and performance testing phases.
Commission food processing automation systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or related technical field, and 3 years of experience with processing area automation systems required.
PLC programming skills required (experience writing code required).
Proficiency with FactoryTalk View SE HMI development preferred.
Working knowledge of ISA-S88 and S95 a plus.
Previous experience in the food or dairy industry preferred.
Experience with Servers, SQL databases, Virtual Machines & VMware preferred.
Working experience with Microsoft Office required.
Good level of design skill and troubleshooting capability of electrical and pneumatic systems required.
Strong, positive oral & written communication skills both internally & with customers required.
Willingness to travel up to 40% to customer sites in the U.S. and Canada for start-up/commissioning required.


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or related technical field

Hours and

Champlin, MN

About us

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. 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

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