Senior Process Architect (f/m)

Switzerland - Basel

  • Basel
  • 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

  • Conceptual planning and project management of process buildings with a focus on process architecture
  • Experience in optimising building logistics / flows of people and materials
  • Implementation of process and building services requirements in the building design
  • Discussion and partner management with external architects
  • Management and coordination of an interdisciplinary project team
  • Willingness to take responsibility for maintaining client relationships

Your Profile

  • Degree in architecture or similar
  • Many years of professional experience (>8 years) in a pharmaceutical and / or chemical environment
  • Strong knowledge of process architecture
  • Deep understanding of structural requirements from process engineering (biotech, chemistry, galenics) as well as from building services engineering
  • Knowledge of legal requirements (HSE, fire protection, etc.) for planning process buildings
  • Curiosity about new processes, asking the right questions
  • Experience in cleanroom planning and execution is an advantage
  • Leadership experience in a project is an advantage
  • Analytical skills with clear communication
  • Fluent in German & English
  • Willingness to travel

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
  • 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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