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Sr. Automation Engineer

Position: Sr. Automation 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. 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. degree in a related Engineering discipline.
  • 3-D SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD experience
  • Proficient in MS Word, Office, Excel & Project.
  • Experience should include automation platforms such as synchronous rotary/linear indexers, servo linear/rotary indexers and motors, articulating robots, and pneumatic & servo pick and place.
  • Familiarity with fastening, dispensing, assembly, marking, testing & vision.


  • Performs concept development of automation solutions.
  • Participates in and conducts design reviews of automated machines.
  • Design, detail, create BOM and release reliable automation and test solutions that meet quality objectives.
  • Review the machine sequence, control requirements, and electrical components with the control’s engineer.
  • Ensures that anticipated problems in manufacture, assembly, and machine operation are resolved and the design/drawings produced. 
  • Supports manufacturing following release of machine from ramp-up through full volume production.

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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