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Quality Systems Technician

Date: Nov 30, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We make life more comfortable.


Leggett & Platt’s overall mission is a commitment to enhance lives – by delivering quality products, offering empowering and rewarding careers, and doing our part in bringing about a better future.


Leggett & Platt’s inventive heritage and leadership in the residential products industry span more than 130 years. As The Components People, we are the leading supplier of a wide range of products and components for all areas of life, including mattress springs and carpet cushion, as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.


From aerospace tubing and fabricated assemblies to flooring underlayment and carpet cushion, Leggett & Platt has divisions that design, manufacture, and sell a variety of products. Our reliable product development and launch capability, coupled with our global footprint, make us a trusted partner for customers in the aerospace, hydraulic cylinders, flooring, textile, and geo components industries.


Learn more about the history of Leggett:




The world leader in bedding technology.


Leggett & Platt has been the driving force in bedding components technology since inventing the bedspring in 1885. Now, we own more mattress industry patents than anyone in the world.


Springs, foam, adjustable beds, machinery – our Bedding businesses design, produce, and supply innovative sleep solutions that help you rest comfortably.


Learn more about Bedding Components: L&P Bedding Group


Leggett & Platt, Branch One is seeking a Quality Systems Technician for our 10-hour shift,  5:30 pm to 4:30 am.  


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: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, 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 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 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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