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Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Inc.


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Maintenance Person for its Wire Mill facility in Carthage, MO. You will be task to diagnose and repair causes of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and/or plumbing malfunctions on all plant equipment while working at an efficient pace, meeting all quality expectations and working in a safe manner. 


What you’ll do

  • Provide training on equipment.
  • Anticipate and report the need for replacement parts to the supervisor to help prevent costly downtime.
  • Replace all guards on the machines after repair.  Report unsafe conditions.
  • Operate production equipment when required.
  • Follow instructions and work under general supervision.
  • Perform emergency duties when necessary.
  • Maintain a clean work area and follow 6S procedures.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Train new employees.
  • Participate in all L & P initiatives, LP9000, TPM, Continuous Improvement, ECO, etc.
  • Perform other duties or tasks as assigned 
  • Relocate equipment.  Tear down, move and reassemble equipment.



Minimum qualifications

  • Ability to work and communication effectively with others
  • Cut, weld, and fabricate
  • Possess physical ability to perform all activities of heavy equipment set up, repair, and overhaul
  • Ability to diagnose causes of malfunctions and make all necessary repairs.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot causes of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical problems in production machines.
  • Perform repair and maintenance on all production equipment and parts.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical control equipment and circuitry on all plant equipment.
  • Ability to set up and operate lathes, milling machines, grinders and other machine shop related equipment, to hold high tolerances on machine parts.
  • Ability to read and work from basic blueprints.


Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, 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 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 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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