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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: TX, 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:


Flooring Products


The cushion under your carpet is vital to your home's comfort – that's why Leggett & Platt's carpet cushions provide luxurious comfort and support, along with enhanced carpet appearance and longevity. Carpet pad doesn't get the marketplace attention it deserves. Few people talk about it. There just hasn't been enough education on how quality carpet pad is the source behind the comfort and added durability in your carpeting.


Learn more about Leggett & Platt Flooring Products: Flooring


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking an Industrial Mechanical Technician for 2nd sshift at our facility in Ft. Worth, TX. Overtime/weekends are required.


 Things you’ll do:

  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions and make mechanical repairs and adjustments.
  • Maintain operational readiness of equipment including replacement and repair of electrical and mechanical components.
  • Install new equipment, modify existing equipment and devices.
  • Maintain facilities and grounds.
  • Read and understand blueprints/technical schematics.
  • Work weekends/overtime as required.


What you’ll need:

  • Ability and commitment to work safety.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in mechanical troubleshooting/repair in an industrial manufacturing setting.
  • Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot and repair electronically controlled hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
  • Your own hand tools
  • Proficient communication skills. Must be able to read, write and speak English well.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Welding/Fabricating experience
  • Machinist experience.
  • Ability to operate forklift, overhead crane or man lift according to company policy.


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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