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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: City of Industry, CA, 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:


A Leader in the Upholstered Furniture Industry


In our Furniture Components business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in upholstered furniture, including recliner mechanisms, seating support systems, and sofa sleeper units. With a global footprint that includes international manufacturing, product development, distribution and sales, we are strategically positioned to support upholstered furniture manufacturers around the world.



Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking to hire a Maintenance Mechanic to assist in the maintenance and upkeep of manufacturing machinery. This mid-level, hourly position will report directly to our Production Superintendent at our City of Industry, CA location


What you’ll do

  • Perform periodic inspections and routine maintenance on machinery.  Provide feedback and suggestions to supervisors for improving reliability of equipment
  • Observe, detect and diagnose cause of machinery breakdowns and make necessary repairs to equipment
  • Assist in the design and installation of new or upgraded equipment and machinery.
  • Work with purchasing to develop and maintain spare parts inventory
    Minimum qualifications
  • At least 5 years of experience in production environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC codes
  • Ability to accurately diagnose equipment malfunctions to maximize production availability, performance and quality
  • Working experience & understanding of: servos, solenoid systems, pneumatic systems, hydraulics, electrical systems, PLC/PC controls and communications, drives, motors and various forms of automation instrumentation and devices
  • Mechanical experience with machinery
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Preferred Qualifications

  • Forklift experience/Certification
  • Able to read and interpret schematics (electrical, electronic, pneumatic and mechanical) and technical documents (safety, operating, troubleshooting and maintenance manuals) to assist in troubleshooting.
  • Knowledgeable in NEC, NFPA, NEMA and NIST Hand book 44 techniques and requirements.


If you find satisfaction ensuring equipment runs and operates at its peak performance, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.


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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