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Senior Software Engineer

Tetra Pak CPS B.V.

For Business Unit Cheese and Powder Systems we are currently seeking an individual with highly positive attitude and excellent professional competence to fulfil the role of Senior Software Engineer.


Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with their customers and suppliers, they provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. With over 23,000 employees based in over 85 countries, Tetra Pak believes in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Their motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects their vision to make food safe and available, everywhere. More information about Tetra Pak is available at


As a Senior Software Engineer you provide automation support & expertise to the facility in the electrical, instrumentation and controls disciplines primarily for processing systems. You collaborate with the electrical and mechanical maintenance, operations, safety, and Quality Assurance personnel to help deliver business objectives utilizing their technical skills to contribute. You ensure that projects are delivered on time with a strong focus on safety, quality, budget & schedule adherence.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work independently to deliver an agreed portfolio of projects under the leadership of the relevant Project Manager;
  • Develop, manage and own technology platform and interface specifications;
  • Define and manage technology platform architecture & manage technical trade-offs studies in automation control area;
  • Ensure professional project execution at Factories and Sites with strong stakeholder engagement;
  • Manage life cycle activities and provide operational support to roll-out organisations and market companies for deployed technologies;
  • Provide automation support to the entire facility in the areas of electrical and instrumentation controls;
  • Be an active member of automation projects from order to customer take over, contributing by doing hands on work – software coding, PLC  programming, HW design, FAT testing - during the project where it is required.


  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • At least 5 years of experience with PLCs (Siemens S7, Allan Bradley, Rockwell) and user interface (UI/HMI) technologies;
  • Working knowledge on Engineering softwares - AutoCAD, MS Visio is desirable;
  • Proven background in good plant design and experience in manufacturing is a plus;
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is a must, fluency in Dutch is an advantage;
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver projects to high engineering standards.

> Want to know more about Tetra Pak? Read the story of Maarten.


Heerenveen, Friesland


At Tetra Pak you can make a serious difference in a leading international player that offers attractive employment conditions with global opportunities.

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