Mechanical Engineer Intern

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Mechanical Engineering Intern for our Global Systems Group. As a global-diversified manufacturing company, it’s sometimes hard to explain all the different things we do. We like to say, “we’re the biggest company no one has ever heard of.” We are confident you interact with one of our products in your daily life without knowing it. Whether it’s the mattress you sleep on, the car you drive, the plane you fly on, or the furniture you sit on, our high-quality components are there supporting you.


 As a Mechanical Engineering Intern – GSG you will have the opportunity to engage with many functional areas of the business unit, including sales, manufacturing, supply chain, and customer support. This position is located at the IDEA Center in Carthage, MO.


So, what will you be doing as a Mechanical Engineering Intern - GSG?



· Knowledgeable in designing coordinated motion systems.

· Perform engineering calculations.

 · Knowledgeable in FE modeling.

· Create and revise detailed drawings and bill of materials.

 · Prepare test procedures and protocols for technicians.

· Document test results and generate high level summary reports.

· Work with others outside of engineering (i.e. manufacturing, purchasing, vendors, etc.)

· Knowledgeable in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

 · Knowledgeable in 3D modeling (i.e. SolidWorks)


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

· Working towards Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

· Demonstrated experience in many of the listed responsibilities.

· Communicate and interact effectively with co-workers, customers, and suppliers.


Things we consider a plus:

· Hands on experience in troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems, test engineering.

· Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.

· Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical departments · Self-motivated, organized, attentive to detail.


What to Do Next

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.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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