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Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Date: Jan 10, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Automotive is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Technician to maintain and enhance production machinery both mechanically and control systems at our Carthage location. This could include PLC programming, vision systems and servo motor controls. This role is part of our first shift team, which works from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.


What you’ll do:  

  • Maintenance and enhancement of production of machinery both mechanically and control systems, such as PLC programming.
  • Programming and maintenance of vision systems.
  • Vision lighting systems experiment and build prototypes.
  • Work closely with the Quality Technician on vision systems.
  • Programming and maintenance of Servo motor systems.
  • Keep machine numbering and locations up to date. Labeling of machines.
  • Keep machine instructions up to date, involving the Quality Technician and Design Engineering.
  • Performs any other duties required in pursuance of the function of this position or as directed.



  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be able to use measuring tools.
  • Must have mechanical skills and ability.
  • Must have drafting skills and be able to read blueprints.
  • Must have computer skills in Word and Excel.
  • Must be committed to 100% quality and continuous quality improvement.
  • Must be committed to safety and good housekeeping.
  • Must work overtime when necessary.
  • Must be able to work in teams on continuous improvement projects.
  • Must have good communications skills.
  • Might be required to lift 70 lb.
  • Must be willing to learn.
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic electricity/electronics.


Note:  Hearing equipment and safety glasses must be worn in the production area and long hair must be tied back.  No open-toe shoes are allowed in the production area.


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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