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Controls Engineer Co-op

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking bright and professional Electrical/Controls Engineering Co-op students within our Bedding Group in Carthage, Missouri. We’re looking for someone with a learning mindset, willing to jump in to get their hands dirty, with the ability to communicate effectively with teammates across the globe. There is a full-time co-op opportunity as early as the Spring 2022 semester with the potential to extend into Summer 2022 OR begin in the Summer 2022 and continue through the Fall semester.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with team members on ground to maintain machinery
  • Communicating with the makers of the machines internationally
  • Suggest process improvements and participate in projects to increase efficiencies
  • Research machine intelligence and present improvement opportunities



  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Demonstrated ability of using good oral and written communication
  • Able to work independently and as a cohesive member of a team


Desired Skills

  • Preferably pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in controls
  • Experience in hands-on projects
  • Ability to speak Swiss German or Croatian


Bright students are welcome and wanted in Doors, Leggett & Platt’s internship program. Our interns gain real experience, working on challenging projects alongside experienced teams.  For more information, please visit


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 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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