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Maintenance Technician

Date: Dec 5, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our rapidly growing 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.

In this role, you will report to the Shift Manager and support the manufacturing process to ensure products to print. Will support the team in fulfilling preventative maintenance and resolve equipment issues. As part of the Manufacturing Team you will have interactions to implement and improve processes to meet our customers’ needs.

If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to showcase your expertise, we want you!

What you will be doing?

  • Based on technical skill (electrical, mechanical, control, tooling) will be responsible for equipment start up after change over, breakdown, and shutdown (including first of tool parts).
  • Based on technical skill (electrical, mechanical, control, tooling) will be responsible for accompanying shift process support for the running equipment, ensuring product to print.
  • Based on technical skill (electrical, mechanical, control, tooling) will be responsible for resolving smaller equipment issues during the shift.
  • Support for fulfilling the preventative maintenance plan.
  • Support in the identification and implementation of improvement activities for all manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Ensure legal and HSE compliance regarding the implemented manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Fulfill assigned primary, secondary, and/or tertiary deputy/back-up roles as assigned and required on occasion by the business.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Ability to solve and fix technical problems with either the machine, electrical, programming, and/or tooling
  • Ability to communicate and work with employees and management on proper manufacturing processes training
  • Adequate experience in the use of common hand tools, meters, and/or programming software
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Hands-on mentality and excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Social and intercultural competence as well as good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to 100% safety, quality and continuous improvement
  • Ability to interact positively with employees of all levels across the organization


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. 

With more than 7,500 employees worldwide, L&P Automotive is the market leader for seat comfort and suspension systems. Join us on our continuing journey to be the chosen partner for compelling customer-desired comfort and convenience solutions for the mobility industry.

We are different. We are one team. We have one voice.


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