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Electrical Engineer

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Electrical Engineer within our Porter International Production team to help support our Global Systems Group business.  Did you know we have been revolutionizing the sleep industry since 1883?  That’s right!  In fact, we hold the original patent on a spiral steel coil bed spring, filed way back in 1885.  Since then, we have been an industry leader in guaranteeing you get the best sleep possible.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) Electrical Engineer you will have the opportunity to review product design for compliance with electrical engineering principles.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by designing electrical circuits and build prototypes to prove concepts.  The team you will be working with is collaborative and innovative, and values creativity and problem solving

At this point, you’re probably thinking, this sounds great, right?!  But wait there’s more.  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.

So, what will you be doing as a(n) Electrical Engineer?


  •  Designing electrical circuits and building prototypes to prove concepts
  •  Programming various PLCs (i.e. Phoenix, IDEC, A‐B, Mitsubishi, etc.)
  •  Programming in IEC
  •  Demonstrating knowledgeable in servo sizing and selection
  •  Demonstrating knowledgeable in design and program coordinated motion systems
  •  Performing engineering calculations
  •  Creating and revising detailed drawings and bill of materials
  •  Ensuring component introduction and change management activities are effectively completed and communicated
  •  Preparing test procedures and protocols for technicians
  •  Documenting test results and generate high level summary reports
  •  Working with others outside of engineering (i.e. manufacturing, purchasing, vendors, etc.)
  •  Reviewing product design for compliance with electrical engineering principles
  • ·Demonstrating knowledgeable of UL and CE standards and work with Test Laboratories on getting product certified


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

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • 2‐3 years Electrical Engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience in many of the listed responsibilities
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally, and communicate and interact effectively with customers and suppliers


Things we consider a plus

  • Certifications and/or awards of excellence


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.


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.


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.

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