at The Baker Company Inc. in Sanford, Maine, United States

Job Description

Looking for a career where you can use your TIG welding skills to craft products that help make the world a better place?  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 Baker Company offers a comprehensive benefits package and a $500 Sign-On Bonus for this position!  

As a Welder, you are responsible to set up components for welding and join metals according to customer specifications. 


  • Welds or tack welds metal parts together, using spot welding gun or hand, electric, or gas welding equipment.
  • Fills cavities or corrects malformation in lead parts and hammers out bulges and bends in metal workpieces.
  • Examines workpiece for defects and measures workpiece with straightedge or template to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Climbs ladders to assemble structures.
  • Moves parts on low lifts.
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws.
  • Grind metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture.
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.
  • 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 assigned by supervisors or leads.


  • Meeting production demand
  • Teamwork
  • Initiative
  • Safety conscious


  • Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs. frequently, up to 50 lbs. periodically 
  • Must be able to assist others in 2 person lifting, requirements up to 100 lbs. occasionally
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, crawl, climb or bend for up to 8 hours
  • Able to crawl, climb and work in and around mechanical equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years welding experience –TIG.
  • Must be able to interpret mechanical drawings and read job specifications.
  • Understand (BOM) Bill of Materials and identify material types and gauges.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Company Paid Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Life Insurances
  • 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • And More!
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Job Posting: 1009506

Posted On: Nov 10, 2023

Updated On: Jan 03, 2024

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