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Electrical Systems Engineering Technician

Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Electrical Systems Engineering Technician within our core Product Development team to help support our Home Furniture business.  Our Home Furniture business brings an intense focus on the customer, innovation, world-class manufacturing capabilities, and a global footprint together to create full-package solutions for the industry.  We do not make furniture.  We make furniture more comfortable.  We need the best people on our team to support our strategy, and your work will ensure people around the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) Electrical Systems Engineering Technician,  you will have the opportunity to support design, integration, and validation activities for electrical systems and components for new product development and released product support.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by supporting the idea to launch process.  The team you will be working with values collaboration combined with rigor and discipline to follow through and create positive outcomes. 


So, what will you be doing as a(n) Electrical Systems Engineering Technician?

  • Perform component and system validation tests to ensure feature set and quality levels are met.
  • Record, document, and communicate validation results.
  • Prepare component test set-ups, equipment and data collection tools.
  • Support component prototype activities with internal and external resources.
  • Research, investigate, and drive cutting edge thinking to pursue industry innovative products, processes, and technology.
  • 10-15% domestic and international travel 


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

  • Associates degrees in Electronic/Electrical Technician preferred; relevant experience will be considered.
  • 1+ year of electronics/electrical technician experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of & experience with analog & digital devices, reading schematics and component data sheets, operating meters and use of other electronics related tools.
  • Communication skills: ability to capture detailed technical information and communicate with technical teammates.
  • Independent work: Ability to complete work in a development benchtop environment with limited direct supervision.
  • Ability to prepare component test equipment and systems to complete validation procedures.
  • Ability to understand technical system requirements and compare validation results against stated design criteria.
  • Collection & communication of technical information with internal resources.
  • Written and verbal English language skills preferred.


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Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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