IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-PA-Blue Bell
    Design - Global Strategy & Technology
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-PA-Blue Bell
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Process Architect to join our industry leading Process Architecture team at our state-of-the-art Corporate Headquarters located in Blue Bell, PA.

    The Senior Process Architect will conceptualize and lead the facility design services that support manufacturing and operational processes for numerous cutting-edge pharmaceutical facilities. This individual should have experience with project scope development, programming, conceptual design, pharmaceutical regulatory compliance, material and personnel flow development, material and system evaluation, detail design and construction administration.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Asses the requirements of a project, break a project into tasks and work with a Project Manager to determine scope of work, budget and staffing.
    • Write scope of work for architectural design based on preliminary review and meetings with the client.
    • Knowledge of applicable building codes. Work with code officials and other design professionals when an interpretation or exception of building codes is required.
    • Assign and review work of project design team. Check progress of work and alert Project Manager about scope changes or additional services.
    • Coordinate all aspects of project document completion within company, externally with clients and other design professionals.
    • Prepare or review construction budgets based on experience and scope of project.  
    • Promote use of and participate in development of company design and production standards.
    • Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.
    • Special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Minimum 10 years previous pharmaceutical architectural design experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University or College, preferably in Architecture;  registered architect and AIA certification is preferred.
    • 10 + Years of Process Architecture Design experience within the Pharmaceutical industry working with (one or all) oral solid dosage (OSD), Aseptic or Biologics.
    • GMP design experience.
    • Proven experience leading conceptual design efforts.
    • Must be proficient in the use of a computer for design and understand CAD operations (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.).
    • Must have the ability to interpret a building program and generate varied design concepts (knowledge of building and zoning codes).
    • Proven experience interacting and communicating directly with clients. Active participation in industry organizations and related initiatives is strongly preferred (for example: speaking engagements, presenting at industry events and conferences, etc.).
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on more than one project at a time.

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


    Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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