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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Feb 7, 2023

Location: Detroit, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Embedded Software Engineer (internally known as Product Engineer) within our engineering team to help support our automotive business.  Did you know we are the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of seating support and comfort systems for transportation manufacturers, as well as tier one and two suppliers within the automotive industry?  That’s right!  In fact, in 2019, we were named as one of GM’s “Supplier of the Year” recipients.  Our automotive products fall into four primary groups:  Seating and Lumbar support, Wireless Charging, Motors and Actuators, and Mechanical Cables.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a Product Engineer you will have the opportunity to build products from beginning to end, working with most OEMs.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by researching, designing, and developing the electronic embedded software.  The team you will be working with is close-knit, and values supporting each other to be successful


So, what will you be doing as a Product Engineer?

  • Complete various engineering efforts to design, prototype, and validate product design solutions supporting customer requirements
  • Communicate with team regarding technical issues and complete efforts to understand system requirements aligning with design architecture
  • Actively participate on programs defined in the APD portion of the C2P process
  • Develop engineered product solutions to creatively meet customer needs
  • Remain compliant with MISRA and other regulatory standards
  • Establish, and maintain adequate records of technical information, processes, etc.
  • Ensure products are reviewed for best practice from a Design for Assembly and Design for Ergonomics perspective


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

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • Experience with project launch cycles for automotive
  • Knowledge and understanding of Automotive APQP
  • C programming
  • Experience in Model based design and Architectural design
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven skills in engineering calculations and analysis
  • Problem solving skills


Things we consider a plus

  • 2 years experience in an automotive embedded software product design role


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.


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