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Quality Technician

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Quality Technician within our Quality team to help support our Work Furniture business.  In our Work Furniture business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in the work and home furniture industry.  From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, our Furniture Components business brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality products.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) Quality Technician you will report to the Quality Manager and have the opportunity to work closely with the Quality and Production Team to maintain Quality expectations established in the Quality Management System and by the customer.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by ensuring that the quality of our products are of a high standard.  The team you will be working with values their roles, the company, and one another. The team puts in hard work and has a fun time doing so. Their lighthearted attitudes make for a fun environment!


So, what will you be doing as a(n) Quality Technician?

  • Provide support for production if questions arise around quality of product (finished goods and components).
  • Position will work on quality improvement projects including structured testing of product and processes, updating shop floor paperwork, training personnel on shop floor paperwork, etc.
  • Create and update documentation (Production books, WI’s, control plans, inspections checklists, Return Material Authorizations, etc.).
  • Incoming inspection (including creating inspection records, measuring parts with various measurement tools, updating the log, changing the ranking in Syteline, etc.).
  • Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific, technical and professional journals, blueprints, correspondence, memos, general business periodicals, technical procedures and governmental regulations.  Write reports, business correspondence with a professional tone, and procedure manuals.  Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and general statistics. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Use computer software such as DraftSite, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Define problems as well as collect measurement data from a part drawing, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
  • Perform visual, layout, dimensional, non-destructive and destructive tests of materials produced in-house and purchased against quality characteristics.


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

  • Two-year college or university program certificate; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Capability of utilizing software in day-to-day work and be able to use shop measurement equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gage, pin gages, and tape measures. 


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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