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Electrical Engineer

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our highly collaborative and service-oriented team. This associate level position will report directly to our Project Manager and will be located at Porter International in Carthage, MO. What does Porter International do? We design machines and conveyor systems used in the bedding industry.

What you’ll do

  • Manage new projects from start to finish, including prioritizing/scheduling upcoming projects with management, engineering, service, and procurement
  • Design electrical cabinets, schematics, conveyor layouts, and sourcing componentry
  • Develop automation programs for conveyor systems and load the program during on-site installation
  • Prepare new proposals for conveyor orders and communicate with sales team and the customer

Minimum Qualifications

  • Electrical or electronics degree, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with designing, drawing and detailing electrical schematics and diagrams for machinery
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, AutoCad Electrical, and/or Solidworks
  • Working knowledge of Industrial Electrical Control Systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in mechanical design and material handling products is a plus

If you find satisfaction in working in a fast-paced environment and you have strong customer service skills, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. Also, this position does require occasional travel for installations and repairs. Plan to be on the road about 30% of the time.

Who we are and what we offer


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


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:


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