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Design Engineer

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Wilmington, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Design Engineer within our Engineering team to help support our business.  Over the last 45 years, Precision Hydraulic Cylinders (PHC) has built a reputation as a world-class hydraulic cylinder manufacturer through our superior quality control and innovation. PHC is a leading supplier of hydraulic cylinders for material handling, construction, agriculture, and transportation markets.  If you join our team, your work will ensure customers across the world have high-quality products they can use to keep their businesses running.


As a Design Engineer you will have the opportunity to collaborate with OEM customers to design products for their needs.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by expanding our customer base and fulfilling their unique needs.  The team you will be working with is laid back, but hard working, and values creative innovation.  


So, what will you be doing as a Design Engineer?

  • Design hydraulic cylinders using computer software.
  • Analyze prototype data and retest
  • Research new product ideas and methods
  • Improve existing products and processes
  • Ensure compliance with the industry’s safety standards
  • Write detailed reports and maintain accurate records
  • Ensure products are user- and environment-friendly


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Degree in Mechanical/Design Engineering.
  • 2-5 years experience 
  • CAD experience; such as Unigraphics or similar.
  • Computer literate
  • Self-motivated
  • Be able to work well in a team environment
  • Team-oriented, no drama.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Ability to multi-task – juggle and prioritize simultaneous demands


Things we consider a plus

  • Experience with Hydraulic Cylinders


Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for!  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  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.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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