Share this Job

Maintenance Manager

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an experienced Maintenance Manager within our Flex-o-lator team to help support our Automotive business in Carthage, MO.  Did you know we are the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of seating support and comfort systems for transportation manufacturers, as well as tier one and two suppliers within the automotive industry?  That’s right!  In fact, in 2019, we were named as one of GM’s “Supplier of the Year” recipients.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a Maintenance Manager you will have the opportunity to be a change leader and help the team produce high quality products.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by ensuring the machines used to make our materials run smoothly. You will also be training the next generation of change makers.  The team you will be working with is collaborative and eager to help the plant be successful, and values doing the best they can while passionately pursuing to better the plant and themselves


At this point, you’re probably thinking, this sounds great, right?!  But wait there’s more.  We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  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.

So, what will you be doing as a Maintenance Manager?


  • Improve and optimize the facility availability through Total Prevention Maintenance
  • Manage inventory and cost for equipment
  • Direct, coach, and train team to meet all metrics and hit their targets
  • Maintain equipment and provide appropriate documentation
  • Lead a safety-first approach in a zero accident culture
  • Analyze daily needs to ensure plant runs smoothly


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


  • Minimum 5 years related experience in Maintenance and Facility Management
  • 2-3 years of experience in high volume manufacturing equipment
  • Successful track record of coaching and managing people
  • Mechanical and electrical experience with related equipment
  • Lead with a hand-on mentality and ability to coordinate multiple assignments
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal connections and communication skills


Things we consider a plus


  • Knowledge of TPM systems
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance and implementation of maintenance plans
  • Analytical and structured working style

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for!  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


For specific regional privacy notices please refer to our

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

Job Segment: Maintenance, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering