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The Lee Company

Project Engineer

We’re hiring a project engineer. Learn more about the position below.

Position: Project Engineer

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 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:

Project Engineers at The Lee Company lead new product development from the initial product concept through the design, testing, and analysis process and ultimately into production. This position is responsible for working with purchasing and manufacturing on issues related to materials and production, and with sales to provide technical assistance to customers. Project Engineers are hands-on at The Lee Company as they are fully engaged in the prototyping, testing, and analysis of new products.


  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Strong mechanical inclination and a desire to pursue design engineering.
  • A desire to learn about new developments in the engineering field and an interest in following that progress through trade shows, professional texts, technical papers, etc.


  • Perform engineering duties and assignments that include product development, product support, and sales support.
  • Analyze and interpret engineering data submitted for new products and for modifications affecting standard products. Modify designs using standard engineering practice to effect improvements and meet customer requirements.
  • Instruct design and drafting personnel in the preparation of drawings, calculations, and specifications. Ensure accuracy of designs, dimensions, tolerances, material specifications, etc.
  • Work with manufacturing to methodize production operations, tooling requirements, the feasibility of manufacture or sub-contracting, labor, and material cost estimates, etc.
  • Confer with the Sales Department to assist in answering product-related technical questions.
  • Oversee the construction, assembly, and testing of newly developed products. Devise test set-ups and evaluate test data.

The Lee Company Advantages:

The Lee Company offers opportunities for career growth in a well-managed company providing an attractive range of benefits including company-paid 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.