Engage in leading design and engineering projects.
BakerHicks is an emerging company in the field of plant design, engineering and construction for life sciences and industry. Within a few years, thanks to the dedication of our employees and strong relationships with our clients, we have grown from a small local office with 30 people to a 400-strong (only D-A-CH) powerhouse with offices in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
We are looking for team players from a wide range of fields, including media supply, qualification and validation, biotechnology, construction or automation. With us, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your own ideas and actively shape our business. Transparent communication, continuous development and a strong team spirit round off our culture, together with a friendly atmosphere which embraces ambition.
Life at BakerHicks
Together with our teams, customers and partners, you’ll help deliver some of the most innovative and challenging projects in our sector. From cell and gene therapy, to the largest drug production facilities in Europe, you’ll play an important role in shaping the future of our business.
At the same time, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented people in the industry, with a competitive package and positive work-life balance. We recognise that our people are happiest and most effective when they have a sense of balance in their professional and private lives. Flexible working hours, remote work and unpaid leave possibility help make this possible.
Become part of this success story, search or current vacancies below:
Ground-breaking project delivery, local talent
We deliver all size of capex projects, from existing buildings to large-scale greenfield projects. We take in consideration how important near-shore is for our customers and more importantly for our people and strive to be as local as possible.
Therefore we’ve also developed a network of offices across the D-A-CH region and in the UK, bringing local subject matter expertise to clients when they need it most.
Our people are at the heart of what we do
Our culture is characterised by innovative thinking, an openness to new ideas and a strong team spirit. Internally, we operate in a transparent and genuinely open way – management regularly meet with staff and employees are encouraged to feedback and offer their ideas as they feel comfortable to do so.
We ensure that company information is shared across a number of channels – from department meetings to newsletters and social media. We also have a history of celebrating our successes socially – our get togethers are popular events, where people get to relax and meet colleagues from across the offices.
Ahead of the curve
As an engineer, a designer, or a project manager, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and apply these to some of the industry’s most exciting projects. Each project is different to the next. We work with a variety of clients at different locations; this brings new perspectives - on production methods, requirements and working environments as well as to our people.
If you’re looking to continuously develop and want to be at the heart of ground-breaking project delivery, you’re in the right place with us.
High consciousness for company culture
At BakerHicks we value our company culture and take action to maintain and improve our friendly and cooperative culture.
From managing director to junior engineer, there are only three hierarchy levels. Additionally we keep direct communication lines.
Flexible working hours
We have flexible working hours and manually keep track of working and overtime hours through a specific tool.
We enable working from home wherever possible, depending on the project and client meetings. BakerHicks financially contributes to equip home workplaces.
Several colleagues at BakerHicks work part-time, in order for everyone to keep their work-life-balance.
Possibility of unpaid leave
There are different reasons for taking unpaid leave. BakerHicks enables this time off whenever possible.
Full access to the LinkedIn Learning database, where we roll out internal trainings and recommend professional courses. Everybody is also entitled to use it privately for their goals and interests.
High standard of work safety
Work safety at BakerHicks is highly prioritized, we do not take the safety of our colleagues lightly.
Worldwide travel insurance
Full protection during all business travel.
At the start all new employees receive their equipment necessary for working effectively, e.g. IT, PPE, etc.
Employee referral program
Referring new employees is rewarded by BakerHicks.
Austria, Switzerland and Germany each have further benefits. You can see them on the respective job descriptions.
What our employees say about BakerHicks
Head of Commercial Controlling, since 2016
I love the way that we really live our commitments to the environment and society: E-Bikes are available for local meetings, and BakerHicks incentives employees who commute by public transport or by bike. For me, these are examples of a sustainable and responsible company!"
CAD & Piping Designer, Plant Design & Digital Solutions department, since 2014
BakerHicks is a dynamic employer, who expects people to be independent and flexible. Variety in our work is guaranteed and I love the way I can bring my project experience into the work I do. The atmosphere is really open and friendly, which transfers into the work we do."
Head of Laboratories, Laboratories department
The things I really enjoy about my work are our multidisciplinary capabilities and the range of challenging projects. I would really recommend BakerHicks, you get to be involved with a wide range of exciting projects. Our teams work in a constructive and cooperative way. I find we have open and respectful working relationships: a work-life-balance is not just a concept!"
Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer, EIC department, since 2013
The best things about my work are the implementation of the latest technology and the variety of challenges. Also I have the chance to pursue my professional goals through continuous development, which BakerHicks really supports through the internal courses in the BakerHicks. Accelerate (development organisation)"
Project Manager, BioTech department, since 2015
A good and healthy work-life-balance is not just part of BakerHicks‘s values, but actively encouraged. We have so many opportunities to organize and take part in different sports and social activities!"
Head of HR, HR Department, since 2007
I would really recommend our company, it is lively, innovative and there are lots of development opportunities! The working conditions work really well for me: flexible working hours, part-time opportunities, it really makes it easier for me to manage my family and job commitments."