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Mechanical Engineering Co-Op

Date: Nov 14, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking bright and professional Mechanical Engineering Co-op students within our Bedding Group in Carthage, Missouri. We’re looking for someone with a learning mindset, willing to jump in to get their hands dirty, with the ability to communicate effectively with teammates across the globe. There is a full-time co-op opportunity in the Spring 2022 semester with the potential to extend through the summer. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with team members on ground to maintain machinery
  • Communicating with the makers of the machines internationally
  • Research machine intelligence and present improvement opportunities



  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology; Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Demonstrated ability of using good oral and written communication
  • Able to work independently and as a cohesive member of a team


Desired Skills

  • Experience in hands-on projects, especially related to drafting
  • Ability to speak Swiss German or Croatian


Bright students are welcome and wanted in Doors, Leggett & Platt’s internship program. Our interns gain real experience, working on challenging projects alongside experienced teams.  For more information, please visit

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 20,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit or our Life@Leggett blog.


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