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Electrical Project Engineer

Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Are we speaking your language? We’re Leggett & Platt, the leading innovator in the sleep industry. With more than a century of experience in helping people sleep better, we have more bedding technology patents than anyone else in the world! And we’re looking for your skills to enhance our growing Adjustable Bed team in Carthage, MO. As our Electrical Project Engineer, you’ll design, test, qualify, and troubleshoot new electro‐mechanical components.



  • Develop electromechanical systems for the motion furniture industry
  • Work within a team to create specifications for new concepts and evaluate prototypes
  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop new concepts, features, and products
  • Design, develop, and model embedded schematics and PCBs
  • Analyze warranty and usage data to identify opportunities for product improvement
  • Apply statistical methods to analyze component and system reliability
  • Develop smart devices for improved the consumer home experience
  • Enforce rigorous design process with internal and external suppliers
  • Design automated test equipment
  • Perform system level and board level testing
  • Develop test equipment and procedures to model real world use cases.
  • Review product design for compliance with electrical engineering principles
  • Review UL standards and work with test laboratories to certify products


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years of engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience in many of the listed responsibilities
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally, and to communicate and interact effectively with customers and suppliers
  • Self‐motivated, organized, attentive to detail

Desired Skills

  • Ability to present reasonable solutions on incomplete or extrapolated information
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to translate technical minutia into big picture terminology
  • Six Sigma experience preferred
  • Experience with statistical analysis tools


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and 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 20,000 employee‐partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit ***


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