Manufacturing IT Engineer (Automation Engineer, Control Engineer)

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Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Lille Skensved, 85, DK

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: CP Kelco 

CP Kelco is a leading producer of specialty ingredients which are added to improve texture, consistency, and stability in food, pharmaceutical and industrial products. Our products are derived from renewable raw materials found in nature for use in jam, fruit and milk drinks, confectionery products as well as industrial applications. We work across the whole value chain from natural raw materials to customers’ end products. CP Kelco is part of the JM Huber Corporation, one of the largest privately held, family owned companies in the United States.  With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a combined material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary


Are you passionate about process automation and control and interested be part of an innovative and dynamic organization? Do you like to work in dynamic environment with a high degree of cooperation? At a production facility with a high level of automation, which is in continuous development. Then this might be the position for you.

As a Manufacturing IT Engineer, you will be primarily working on automation and software assignments and projects. Therefore, candidates with good process understanding and experience within process industry will be preferred.
The position belongs to the engineering department, responsible for the development and implementation of projects, including control systems for process automation, PLC/SCADA software, related IT hardware and infrastructure, electrical hardware, and instrumentation.

You will have close contact with the entire organization and external contractors, collaboration both directly in solving tasks, as well as indirectly by providing consultancy and support. 
We are looking for an energetic person, preferably with a background as an automation engineer, control engineer or similar and an interest in process automation and IT, and preferably with experience within process industry.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities


Your core area will be development of software and documentation for process control. Implementation of projects related to control and instrumentation systems, covering whole project cycle – from initial idea and design to the on-site test, commissioning and finalizing.

•    Developing and optimizing automation and control systems
•    Programming of Siemens Simatic systems and ABB 800xA
•    Work on relevant technical documentation
•    Close cooperation with hardware design and installation teams
•    Test, commissioning, troubleshooting, and running in



You have a relevant higher technical education such as automation engineer, control engineer or similar. You have a background in process automation and PLC/DCS programming. Other technical background and or practical background may also be relevant. The ideal candidate has practical knowledge of the following platforms and systems:
•    Siemens Simatic S7 and TIA portal
•    ABB 800xA
•    Databases MS SQL
•    VMWare and virtualization
•    Industrial networking and communications, OPC
•    Texas Instruments and InTouch 

Experience with manufacturing environment and interest in understanding the processes to a certain depth to develop optimal solution for automation and control. Basic understanding to electrical design and hardware, experience with test and commissioning. Knowledge to functional safety regulations and design principles for safe control systems is an advantage.
You speak fluent Danish. Good English skills are also important - both in writing & orally - as we have English as our corporate language. You are outgoing and have a structured and analytical approach to your work and you are good at creating an overview.

CP Kelco offers


An exciting, challenging, and evolving job with opportunities for personal and professional development. CP Kelco is an international company offering various assignments with a large interface across the organization. The job as a Manufacturing IT Engineer is interesting and challenging and you will need to cooperate closely with colleagues from other parts of organization and externally.
If you would like to hear more about the position, you are welcome to contact Andriy Shmorhun – Manufacturing IT supervisor: +45 2523 9406.
If you have any questions about the Application and Recruitment process, you can contact Paul Moinel – Talent Acquisition Specialist: +45 2710 5625

About CP Kelco


CP Kelco in Lille Skensved near Køge is approx. 360 jobs is one of the largest production companies in Zealand within the food and processing industry. 
The company is part of the global CP Kelco Group, owned by the American family business J.M.Huber Corporation. CP Kelco produces ingredients to improve consistency and functionality in food, pharmaceuticals and for industrial purposes. In Little Skensved, CP Kelco primarily produces the ingredients pectin and carrageenan based on citrus peel and seaweed. 
The factory is located at Lille Skensved train station and close to motorway exit 31a.

We are looking very much forward to receiving your application!


J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO/AAP employer.