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Mechanical Engineer Intern

Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Intern for our Product Development team in the Adjustable Bed Division.  In this role, you will participate in a project team to design and develop new product features and innovative solutions.  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.

 

What you will be doing?

  • Develop innovative electromechanical systems for the motion furniture industry
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams and ensure deliverables are executed on time to meet project schedule milestones
  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop solutions to meet cost, quality, and manufacturability requirements
  • Perform various analyses on part and system designs including kinematic analysis, tolerance stack-up, and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Support test laboratory verification and certification of products
  • Optimize designs for cost and reliability using analytical tools and Design of Experiments concepts
  • Support component and assembly level testing to validate that product designs meets all critical success factors
  • Present proposals and results to project teams and department leadership

 

We are looking for someone with:

  • Completed 60 credit hours in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD software tools, preferably SolidWorks and Product Data Management (PDM) software tools, preferably SolidWorks PDM Pro.
  • Problem-solving and time management skills
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

 

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.

 

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 more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit www.leggett.com.

 

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