Share this Job

Lab Tech

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt is seeking a Lab Tech to join our Electronics Engineering team at the IDEA Center in Carthage, Missouri. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a close-knit team in a global organization. Our Electronics Lab Technician will report directly or our Electronics Engineering Manager. If you are looking for a diverse role that is mixture of testing, hands on work, and time spent in an office, this may be a good fit for you. We are seeking someone who is good with their hands, teachable, and a flexible team player.


  • Execute and record lab testing on prototypes, new components or systems
  • Collaboration within cross-functional teams
  • Building, testing, or repairing circuit boards
  • Effective use of soldering iron and other simple tools
  • Assist with prototype builds and design
  • Troubleshooting of prototypes, products and components
  • Physically move various product between storage and testing stations
  • Write processes for internal documentation



  • Ability to take direction from multiple team members
  • Eagerness to complete tasks accurately and on time
  • Flexibility to multi-task between projects
  • Demonstrated skillset in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel
  • Self-motivated, organized, attention to detail
  • Capable of initiating and monitoring projects with limited supervision


Desired Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences, including engineering, project management, and technicians
  • Understanding or experience with mechanical, PCB Assembly, Circuit boards, and general electronics testing and troubleshooting
  • PLC programming, PCB Design, or OrCAD experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree is not required, but will be given consideration

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 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability

For specific regional privacy notices please refer to our

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

Job Segment: Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Engineering