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Mechanical Engineering Intern-GSG

Date: Nov 27, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Mechanical Engineering Intern – GSG within our Machinery team to help support our Bedding Division.  Did you know we have been revolutionizing the sleep industry since 1883?  That’s right!  In fact, we hold the original patent on a spiral steel coil bed spring, filed way back in 1885.  Since then, we have been an industry leader in guaranteeing you get the best sleep possible.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


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. For more information about our GSG (Global Systems Group) please visit


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

  • Design mechanical systems and build prototypes to prove concepts
  • 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
  • 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

Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


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 Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  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.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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