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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic at our Automotive Branch in Carthage, MO.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintains operating condition of equipment and completes repairs. Utilizes knowledge of fundamental mechanical and electrical skills in performing assignments. Operates common hand or power tools.


  • Maintains operating condition of equipment
  • Repairs machinery
  • Installs new parts
  • Sets up and performs changeover of machinery

Desired Skills/ Competencies

  • High school degree or equivalent and minimum of two years of CNC programming experience
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be able to use measuring tools.
  • Must be able to understand and follow blueprints.
  • Must have mechanical skills and ability.
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic electricity/electronics/PLC’s.
  • Must know or be willing to learn hydraulics.
  • Must know or be willing to learn pneumatics.
  • Must be committed to 100% quality and continuous quality improvement.
  • Must be committed to safety and good housekeeping.
  • Might be required to lift 70 lb.
  • Might be required to move up to 1,000 lb. of equipment on wheels.
  • Might be required to stand 8 hours continuously.
  • Must work overtime when necessary.
  • Must be able to work in teams on continuous improvement projects.
  • Must maintain good attendance record.
  • Must be willing to learn.


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 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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