Packaging Engineer (f/m)

Switzerland - Basel

  • Basel
  • Pensum 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

  • Responsible for design, development and testing of package components & packaging systems to ensure regulatory compliance for transportation and product registration
  • Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support to adjacent supply chain functions (procurement, manufacturing, etc.)
  • Identify and implement innovative and sustainable packaging solutions
  • Support appropriate maintenance of data systems and structures (MDM, SAP, range management systems, etc.), creating/reviewing packaging specifications and assembly instructions as needed
  • Stakeholder management and work independently with various internal and external functions

Your Profile

  • Degree in packaging or correlated areas (Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.)
  • At least 5 years as a packaging engineer in chemical or life science industry
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of chemical packaging industry and regulations
  • Preferred experience with plastic/injection molding, bottle development and related manufacturing / packaging processes
  • Capable of leading packaging projects
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and analytical skills
  • A strong sense of initiative, commitment, communication skills and team-oriented working style
  • Language: English is a must, German is a must
  • Willingness to travel for project-specific assignments in Basel area and abroad

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
  • Full access to LinkedIn Learning
  • 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

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Christoph Stöger
Recruiting Manager - Basel

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