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Quality Systems Technician

Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Branch One is seeking a Quality Systems Technician for 12-hour shift,  6 am to 6 pm, for its Carthage Spring facility.  


What you'll do

  • Gather data as needed; oversee process improvements and any other needs associated with continuous improvement.
  • Help ensure that Branch One meets Corporate Quality Assurance guidelines.
  • Help ensure that Branch One meets and maintains our LP900 Management System Standards.
  • Verify the calibration of scales and gauges as needed.
  • Analyze and resolve quality issues as they develop including customer complaints and CARS.
  • Inspect different items or loads of merchandise going to customers as needed.
  • Assist with the analysis and document reasons for returns at Branch One.
  • Responsible for inspecting/re-opening of crates, and roll openings, which are scheduled and have been crated or rolled.
  • Assist all supervisors to ensure that products are made according to specifications.
  • Assist employees with specifications on quality problems.
  • Use SPC guidelines to gather pertinent information about quality.
  • Ensure all supervisors in all departments are performing quality checks.
  • Evaluate Branch One inventory as needed.
  • Responsible for performing activities related to special processes and special studies and their effects on products.
  • Responsible for rejecting all improperly packaged product in all departments.
  • Reject and write up wire return documents to Wire Mill (0400).
  • Evaluate Infinity checks and issue preventive actions on quality issues discovered.
  • Perform LP9000 audits on a scheduled basis; in addition to the lead auditor duties.
  • Perform 1st piece approvals on product after changeovers.
  • Perform capability studies on all new products and report their capability indexes to the Quality Systems Manager.
  • Reject and write up Clips Returns documents to Vertex.
  • Complete FAA and Beta runs.
  • Requirement to do yearly gage R & R evaluations on calibrated test equipment.


Minimim Qualifications

  • Quality systems background
  • ISO 9001 preferred
  • Working knowledge of statistical tools, such as Minitab
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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You can apply in person at 229 N. McGregor, Carthage, MO 64836. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 


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