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Product Engineer

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Product Engineer at our IDEA Center to help support our Bedding business.  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 bedspring, 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 Product Engineer, you will have the opportunity to be creative and solve problems taking products from inception to completion creating the next generation of bedding.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by leveraging your talents to ensure our products keep us positioned as the industry leader.  The team you will be working with is fun, collaborative, innovative, and values the challenge of continually improving our product offerings.   

 

So, what will you be doing as a Product Engineer?

  • Take products from strategic concepts to production-ready
  • Apply engineering talents to meet both design and timeline requirements
  • Fully support manufacturing operations by preparing new products for a seamless handoff
  • Work closely with sales and product management to convert market demands and concepts into production-ready products
  • Proactively seek new materials, methods, and technologies with a focus on products that provide a distinct competitive advantage
  • Design Proof of Concept (POC) and assist in the construction of prototypes
  • Provide input for the development of new testing procedures
  • Keep current knowledge of L&P product lines
  • Provide world-class customer service for both internal and external customers
  • Provide management with regular project updates
  • Fully support a safe working environment
  • Less than 25% travel as needed

 

 

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

  • A naturally curious mind and an understanding of how things work
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to work with cross-functional departments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel and SolidWorks
  • Experience in product design and development conducive to manufacturing processes
  • Ability to create and interpret product specifications and technical reports
  • Proven track record of providing creative solutions

 

Things we consider a plus:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or an engineering-related discipline

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.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

 

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