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Project Engineer

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.


  • 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, 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 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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