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Engineering Intern

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: TX, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Engineering Intern within our Automation/Electrical team to help support our Flooring business.  Did you know Leggett & Platt Inc. is the largest manufacturer of carpet cushion and hard surface underlayment in the United States?  Our Flooring businesses manufacture and distribute foam-, rubber-, and fiber-based flooring underlayment for residential and commercial use. Our flooring underlayment products provide support, cushioning, and noise reduction under virtually any finished flooring material in your home or business. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn the technical support tools used by LP Flooring Products Division.  We’re looking for someone with a learning mindset, willing to jump in to get their hands dirty, and with the ability to communicate effectively with teammates. This internship will be for the Summer of 2023.


So, what will you be doing as a(n) Engineering Intern?

  • Perform assessment on carpet cushion equipment including safety, automation, and reliability vs state of the art.
  • Create ideas for expanding our efficiencies in the manufacturing environment and drive cost savings
  • Generate ideas on how to further evolve processes to meet current technologies
  • Assist in planning transition and maintenance programs for world class downtime standards.
  • Create a maintenance standard across the division by working with software models to assist with proper schedules.
  • Evaluate Real world electrical systems for safety and efficiency


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

  • Currently pursuing bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Automation Engineering at an accredited university
  • Entering third year of college
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required
  • Capable of multi-tasking
  • Ability to prioritize a must
  • AutoCAD
  • Electrical Power Knowledge – background
  • Electrician experience helpful



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 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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