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Control Systems Engineer

Date: Jun 20, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Control Systems Engineer

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, is seeking a Control Systems Engineer to join our Bedding Engineering Group in Carthage, Missouri. The candidate selected for this position will be an integral team member supporting the development and support of our production systems.  Working with an experienced global team, you would be involved in development of new machinery, optimizing processes, and troubleshooting production issues.  This team is also leading the development of our “Machine Intelligence”, an Internet of Things concept.  If you are a person with a mechanical aptitude and enjoy a dynamic hands-on environment, we have an exciting opportunity. 


What You’ll be Doing:

  • Conceptualizing, designing, programming, and troubleshooting new machines
  • Developing and enhancing existing machine software to develop new products and improve system performance
  • Installation and testing of prototype machines
  • Apply engineering principles and logical problem solving for projects
  • Controlling and monitoring processes
  • Identifying new automation and process improvement opportunities
  • Work with machine technicians and maintenance personnel to troubleshoot/improve machinery.
  • Occasional travel to domestic and global locations, not expected to exceed 15% in this role.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in one of the following fields of study or an equivalent: Software Development, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering or Computer Science
  • Two or more years of experience in Industrial Automation
  • A hands-on mindset and technical curiosity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TCP/IP, Modbus TCP or Ethernet/IP networking experience
  • Familiarity with Siemens programming environments
  • Experience with schematics and AutoCAD Electrical
  • Knowledge of Electrical Fundamentals
  • Familiarity with IEC 61131
  • Familiarity with Beckhoff

Who we are and what we offer:

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 company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, discount stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 



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