IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

Job Locations DE-Frankfurt am Main | DE-Germany Frankfurt
Design - Mechanical Engineering
# of Openings Remaining
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
DE-Frankfurt am Main

Position Responsibilities

IPS is continuing hiring for our new operations in Germany!

We are looking for an energetic and talented Lead CAD/BIM Designer to join our exciting German “start-up” to be based either in Frankfurt or in Nuremberg with remote working flexibility.


IPS Integrated Project Services is a global leader in EPMCV, solely specialized  in Pharmaceutical / Biotech Engineering with offices on 4 continents and 1700+ professionals providing technical consulting, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and CGMP compliance services for technically complex development and manufacturing facilities worldwide. 


The Lead Designer works on various projects as assigned by a Project Manager/relevant director. This individual works with the Engineering and Design Staff which is made up of Mechanical / Electrical / Building Services / Process Engineers, Project Managers, Designers, Architects and other personnel to define and implement BIM/CAD applications for given projects and will be tasked with the recruitment and leadership of a team of CAD Design Engineers.


Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Project delivery using 2D and 3D based software.
  • Coordinates BIM/CAD projects with all disciplines to complete projects on schedule and within budgets.
  • Develops and implements quality control procedures for BIM/CAD production.
  • Develops standards for BIM/CAD production and assists Discipline Heads and Project Managers to determine what projects, or portions of projects, should be produced on the CAD system.
  • Provides training support in Revit/AutoCAD/BIM360 to Project and Process Engineers across all engineering disciplines
  • Develops design concepts; prepares documents during design development phase.
  • Corrects and updates design documents. Develops solutions to design problems.    
  • Uses computer aided design technologies to develop sketches, drawings and construction documents.
  • Reviews drawings and documents to assure compliance with company design and production standards.
  • Attends pre-bid meetings and assists the project team in evaluating commercial proposals.
  • Works with equipment suppliers/vendors to obtain the necessary information needed for design completion.
  • Interacts with clients to determine scope and design intent.
  • Routinely archives and retrieves data from electronic database for support of work.  
  • Ensure acceptable levels of quality and checks for coordination of work to assure documents reflect design intent and necessary coordination.
  • Research equipment selection from catalogs under the direction of the Project Designer/Engineer.
  • Coordinates design work with related engineering disciplines.
  • Attend job and construction meetings and participate in the coordination of the work via models.  
  • Provides contribution to performance reviews for assigned staff.
  • Special projects as assigned.



Qualifications & Requirements


  • Minimum of 10 years of previous design experience.
  • Architectural and/or Engineering degree (preferably German Dipl-Ing.) or vocational training (Ausbildung) in technical design, drafting or architectural design from an accredited technical institutionuniversity
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer for design and model set-up and managenemt, preferably BIM360 for model hosting.
  • Must be able to use AutoCAD, Revit, and AutoCAD Plant3D.  
  • Working knowledge of other software such as Microstation, DDS17, etc. beneficial.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organisational skills are required to effectively accomplish assigned tasks.
  • General knowledge of architectural, mechanical and electrical system design. 
  • Experience with Standards development.
  • Beneficial experience with Revit family development and Dynamo script development.
  • Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes.
  • Proven time management skills in order to juggle more than one project at time.  
  • Customer Service experience exhibiting strong oral and written communication skills.  
  • Process industrial experience, especially in the Life Sciences industries, is preferred. (Biotechnology/Cell & Gene)
  • Must be fluent in English and German (B2 level and above)


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 1,700 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, 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).


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