Technical Project Lead – Process Engineering (m/f)


  • Switzerland
  • Workload 60% - 100%
  • Full-time
  • Permanent

BakerHicks proudly and passionately implements award-winning, efficient and sustainable projects with our clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. BakerHicks has achieved a leading market position thanks to our diverse skills and open company culture.

Your Tasks

Our process teams in Switzerland will continually need support in 2024 with our strong project pipeline. Send us your CV, we will get in touch shortly to see which project and what time could be a great fit for you.

  • Act as technical project lead for complex engineering projects, coordinating the internal engineering team and the client
  • Planning and project development of pharmaceutical processes and facilities
  • Broad scope of work, with planning, construction supervision, qualification and commissioning, until customer handover
  • Pionieering the efforts of BakerHicks to establish a long-term presence in the Suisse Romande

    Your Profile

    • At least 8 years of experience in pharma engineering
    • Degree in pharmaceutical engineering, biotechnology, process engineering, chemical engineering or similar
    • Sound knowledge of pharmaceutical production technologies
    • Structured and independent working style
    • Enjoy working in multidisciplinary teams and taking responsibility
    • Project leadership experience is a plus
    • Fluency in English & one of French or German
    • Willingness to travel to project locations in Switzerland and across Europe

    Whether you are looking for a permanent employment, project contract or a freelancing opportunity, we welcome you reaching out to us.

    (Not interested in agency profiles.)

    Traveling activity

    The duration of our projects is usually between 6 and 24 months. Depending on the project and the project phase, the work location is mainly the project location at the customer, although mobile working from home is sometimes possible in consultation with the project management. At BakerHicks you have the opportunity to work with different customers and different technologies. You get to know new cities and are still always at home on weekends.


    • Company Laptop
    • Company Cell Phone
    • Working from home
    • Financial support for Home Office workplace
    • 2 Options for pension fund contracts
    • Flat hierarchies
    • Flexible Working Hours
    • Highest safety standard
    • Allowance for cycling commuters
    • U-Abo for commuters
    • Worldwide travel insurance
    • Part-time possibility
    • Possibility of unpaid leave
    • Full payment in case of sick leave until the 30th day
    • Complimentary accident insurance
    • Employee referral programm
    • 25 vacation days
    • Overtime hours can be fully compensated
    • Opportunities for international projects
    • Comprehensive expense reimbursement policy

    Did we spark your interest?



    At BakerHicks, it’s important that we create an environment where everyone feels they belong. As a business, we’re fortunate to work with a diverse team of people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. And as individuals, we should expect respectful and positive behaviours that encourage us all to thrive.

    Focusing on gender equality, LGBTQ+ and BAE matters, to ensure we’re always listening and always learning, we’ve pulled together a team of people to help steer our strategies for diversity and inclusiveness. 



    Christoph Stöger
    Recruiting Manager - Basel

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