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Machine Design Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Machine Design Engineer to join our Automotive team in Carthage, MO. We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents.  Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.


This position will use their engineering experiences to research, design, and develop tools that will directly affect production processes. You’ll work collaboratively with our dynamic team to meet production and quality objectives through the use of effective technology techniques and quality materials.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design machines and machine elements
  • Manage work project schedules and project budget
  • Program Logic Controls application and utilizes other programming skills
  • Perform other duties as requested or as deemed appropriate
  • Conform with the environmental policy and procedures and with the requirements of the environmental management system.


A few things you’ll need:

  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, technical elated degree, or relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of design and application for design of machine elements including pneumatic and hydraulic power systems
  • Experience in electrical control system design and application
  • Ability to read, understand, and create engineering drawings
  • Working knowledge of machine shop practices


Extra skills we find useful:

  • Experience using 2D and 3D solid modeling CADD drafting software
  • Excellent communication skills, both project based and supervisory
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail orientation


This is an exceptional opportunity for a driven, self-motivated individual to make their mark within a strong, stable company.

Who we are and what we offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, discount stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 


Reasons you'll love it here:

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. 


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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