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The Lee Company


We’re hiring a Drafter/Designer. Learn more about the position below.

Position: Drafter/Designer   

Location: Westbrook, CT | Full Time

Company Overview:

The Lee Company is a global leader in the design and production of miniature, precision fluid control components for the aerospace, medical/scientific instrument, oil tool, and automotive industries.

Lee Company products are recognized worldwide for superior quality, reliability, and performance. Lee’s unique capabilities in miniaturization and engineering keep the company at the forefront of fluid control technology and identify Lee as a leading innovator in the field of fluid handling and control. Founded in 1948, The Lee Company occupies over one million sq. ft. of modern manufacturing and office space at four sites in Westbrook and Essex, Connecticut, and employs over 1,000 people.

Job Description:

Drafters/Designers work in an engineering environment to develop detailed design documentation for manufacturing. Create and document designs according to engineering and/or customer specifications. Collaborate with engineers, machinists, and production assembly personnel to implement new designs and design changes.


  • High school diploma, GED, or trade school education.
  • Mechanical aptitude, and significant math skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritize, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to proofread documents, mechanical drawings, and Bills of Material.
  • Experience in the use of 3D CAD software, familiarity with SolidWorks and PDM a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity with ASME Y14.5 including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.


  • Follow work instructions, interpret engineering drawings/blueprints.
  • Follow specified procedures and established techniques, create fully constrained 3D models from engineering input.
  • Create and prepare fully dimensioned 2D drawings from 3D models, layouts, sketches, or engineering input.
  • Calculate dimensions and standard allowances in accordance with established procedures and specifications.
  • Perform complex multi-part tolerance stack-ups.
  • Initiate change orders and create Engineering forms using computer aided drafting program.

The Lee Company Advantages:

The Lee Company offers opportunities for career growth in a stable, well-managed company providing an attractive range of benefits including comprehensive health insurance, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and daycare subsidy. The Lee Company is situated in southern New England in a rural, campus setting close to the Long Island Sound.

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It is the policy of The Lee Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, age, religion, medical condition, mental or physical disability, veteran status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other class or characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.