The Baker Company
 Sanford, ME

The Baker Company, located in Sanford, ME, has led the industry in clean air, containment, and incubation technology for over 70 years. Our products are used worldwide for scientific research, drug discovery, patient care, and more. Join the Baker team and support sustainable, environmentally friendly laboratories.

The Engineer is responsible for design and development of mechanical and electrical systems on new and existing products. Scope of work includes planning and coordination of prototype fabrication, testing and documentation in accordance with applicable codes and standards.


  • Participate in new design/modification prototype testing to ensure product design and functionality meets regulatory standards
  • Conceptualize, plan, organize, and conduct detailed mechanical and electrical designs
  • Create engineering CAD drawings, schematics, BOMs and BOOs; document design and technical data using accepted engineering practices
  • Manage projects through the design, development, manufacturing, and installation phases including defining design requirements and managing the schedule
  • Effectively communicate concepts and design through presentations, reviews, and team meetings
  • Interact closely with engineers, suppliers, customer service, manufacturing, and quality to solve problems
  • Work with customers to determine requirements and provide responses to customer requests
  • Provide information and support to the manufacturing department as needed
  • Generate and execute engineering change requests (CRs) as described in the company’s CR process
  • Adhere to all safe work practices and contribute to the health, safety, and environmental program and culture
  • Make every effort to focus on doing-it-right to make sure the customer is happy or satisfied with our units
  • Provide value to our customers by using Lean tools and concepts to identify and eliminate waste in all forms (scrap/rework, transportation, motion, waiting, inventory, over production, over processing, and under-utilization of people). Uses systemic thinking by seeing processes from end to end and works to challenge the status quo to eliminate the root cause of problems. Is involved in individual and/or team activities that involve using Lean tools and concepts to improve the flow of information and material.
  • Other duties as required


  • Project completion to time and cost targets
  • Design for Manufacturability and Assembly
  • Design Reliability


  • Must be able to lift materials and parts weighing between 30-40 lbs. occasionally (10%-20% of the time)
  • Must be able to work on elevated stands, climb stepladders and work in a standing position occasionally (25% - 35% of the time)
  • Must be able to work at a computer for up to 100% of the time


  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or related field of Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years relevant, work-related experience
  • Effective technical skills to translate concepts from others into detailed design
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Creativity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent with basic electrical test and measurement equipment
  • Works well in a team environment
  • 3D CAD experience (Solid Edge preferred)
  • Project management experience required.
  • NRTL experience a plus
  • Hands-on wiring and assembly
  • PLC experience
  • Embedded systems
  • Sheet metal experience


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Life Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • And More!

Sponsorship is not offered.