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Sr. Product Engineer EE Systems

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Detroit, MI, 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:




Leggett & Platt Automotive is a global provider of wire forms, mechanical control cables, wireless charging, as well as seat lumbar, suspension, bolster, actuator, and motor systems. In addition to these award-winning, category-leading products, we offer tailored goods due to our expertise in product development and attention to market trends. Our unique competitive advantages give us unmatched insight into the demands of the consumer.


Learn more about Leggett & Platt Automotive: Leggett & Platt Automotive


Position Summary: Suporting  the project team by review, design, development and integration of electronic systems including hardware, software and requirements integration/analysis.


So, what will you be doing as a Sr. Product EE Systems?

-Cascade company vision/mission beliefs, behaviours and safety vision to reporting teams and acknowledge team members evidencing support.

-Complete various engineering efforts to design, prototype and validate product design solutions  in support of customer and internal core team timing requirements.

-Maintain regular contact with customers on technical issues, and lead efforts to ensure understanding of their needs and resulting delivery of commitments from LPA.

-Active particpation on program core teams with proactive presentation of defined engineering deliverables defined in the APD portion of the C2P process.

-Develop engineered product solutions to meet customer needs through requirements analysis, system integration, development and validation.

-Establish and maintain adequate records of technical information, process methods / std’s., design and program details/info., and records to support/procure reliable patent actions

-Ensure products are reviewed for best practice from a Design for assembly ( DFA ) and Design for Ergonomics (DFE) perspective to ensure design delivery to product cost targets

-Ensures all needed compliance and audit deliverables are met


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

-University level Bachelor of Engineering degree or validated equivalent in the appropraite field of Engineering

-Preferred 2 years experience in an automotive electronic system engineering role.

-Experienced with project launch cycles for automotive.

-Requirements capture and analysis, software/hardware integration, presentation skills, engineering calculations and analysis (Ex: WCCA), problem solving skills, knowledge of automotive APQP terms

Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.


  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us! We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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