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Top Feed Sewing Head Mechanic

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

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, automotive components as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.


Learn more about the history of Leggett:


What you’ll do

  • Candidates must possess strong math skills,
  • Have the ability to use and understand basic inspection tools,
  • Must be able to read and interpret prints/drawings,
  • Understand tolerances and fitting parts,
  • Must also possess general knowledge of basic manufacturing processes and knowledge of machine assembly.
  • Candidates must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair machinery,
  • Use standard and complex measuring devices.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Minimum qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Must have a cooperative attitude, necessary to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with commercial sewing machines a plus but not required.


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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