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Product Development Technician

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt is seeking to hire a Product Development Technician to join in an excellent opportunity to develop alongside a team in a global organization. This entry level position will report directly to our Operations/Data Manager and will office at the IDEA Center in Carthage, Missouri. Additionally, this role may have the opportunity to travel depending on the nature/outcome of certain projects. Some overtime may be required on an as-needed basis.

What you’ll do

  • Assemble and complete prototype projects for the engineering staff
  • Verify all samples have been checked for mistakes to ensure quality
  • Keep work area clean, safe, and organized
  • Store raw materials in proper floor or rack locations
  • Assist as needed with loading, unloading, and storage of product
  • Ensure prototype samples are adequately packaged and inspected for quality
  • Follow all oral and written procedures and work instructions from management
  • Conform and adapt to new tasks as they arise in a R&D prototype shop

Minimum qualifications

  • Ability to read prints and drawings
  • Ability to read a tape measure, calipers, micrometer, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic hand power tools (drills, saws, etc.)
  • Capable of initiating and monitoring projects with limited supervision
  • Ability to work efficiently with PC’s

Preferred qualifications

  • Ability to operate a pallet jack or fork lift
  • Welding and machining experience

Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, tuition reimbursement, 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 more than 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:


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