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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking to hire an experienced Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic with the mechanical ability to maintain production through the safe operation of mechanical equipment. In this entry level position, you will report directly to our Branch Maintenance Supervisor at our Aurora, IL facility.  If you are eager to learn, we are willing to train skilled candidates.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Fabricating and fixing mechanical parts.
  • Working with grinding machines, blades, general machinery, conveyors, pumps, loading dock equipment, air lines, hydraulic motors.
  • Assisting in the installation, service and repair of production equipment, electric motors and other related equipment using various hand and power tools of the maintenance trade.
  • Performing regular preventive maintenance, including cleaning, lubricating and servicing a wide variety of production machines and equipment.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Understand and follow safety programs such as lock out/tag out, ladder safety etc.


A few things you’ll need:

  • Experience with Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Motors and Conveyors.
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work overtime and on Saturdays, which is a requirement.
  • Capability of standing, walking, bending, twisting and squatting for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work overhead, on the ground, or in tight spaces.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Personal tools.


Things we consider a plus:

  • Bilingual is a plus. English/Spanish
  • Welding (stick)



Reasons you’ll love it here:

Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


How to learn more about us: For a glimpse into who we are, how we got here, and what makes us different, take a look at our careers site and everyday Life at Leggett. Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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