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Quality Engineer

Position: Quality Engineer

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. The Lee Company’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./A.S. degree in Engineering or similar discipline with at least three years related experience in quality control/quality assurance/manufacturing.
  • Quality systems knowledge including ISO9001/AS9100/PPAPs
  • Hands-on experience with machining operations and inspection
  • Knowledge of gage calibration, SPC, geometric tolerancing, inspection methods, MRB, corrective action resolution, first article inspection and others.


  • Work with Mil Specs, Mil Standards, AMS, QQ-S and other aircraft specifications to improve, audit and control the quality of the products.
  • Coordinate and guide the installation of new methods and systems. Working with manufacturing and inspection personnel, train for the needed skills to use these new methods and systems. 
  • Coordinate statistical process control system.
  • Oversee the day-to-day system operation and make adjustments or modifications, as required, to improve quality and reduce costs through the use of SPC.
  • Work with project engineers to evaluate returned product materials to determine reason for customer returns.

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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