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Product Testing Technician

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Carthage, MO, United States

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Product Testing Technician  within our Product Development  team to help support our Adjustable Bed  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 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 Product Testing Technician you will have the opportunity to execute product testing, part inspections, and create documentation for our Consumer Products Group.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by ensuring that our products meet our stringent product quality and durability requirements.  The team you will be working with is very innovative and eager to develop exciting new technologies, and values helping our customers improve their health through quality sleep technologies. 


So, what will you be doing as a Product Testing Technician?

  • Set up & execute various testing procedures
  • Measure a wide variety of metal, wood, & plastic adjustable bed components
  • Accumulate, record, and report test data
  • Assist project engineers with testing of complete prototypes and/or individual components
  • Communicate regularly with Product Development Manager, Sales Program Managers, and the Compliance Coordinator regarding testing status and results


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

  • Skilled use of calipers, measuring tape, and other measuring devices
  • Comfortable using variety of hand & power tools
  • Ability to lift and move 50+ pounds on a frequent basis
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


Things we consider a plus:

  • Quality Assurance background
  • Experience with Zoho, a web-based CRM and Project Management tool
  • Functional experience in a shop environment
  • The YES! attitude when assigned additional duties by manager


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.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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