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Electrical System Engineer

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Jiaxing, Other/Not Applicable, China

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:




A Leader in the Upholstered Furniture Industry


In our Furniture Components business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in upholstered furniture, including recliner mechanisms, seating support systems, and sofa sleeper units. With a global footprint that includes international manufacturing, product development, distribution and sales, we are strategically positioned to support upholstered furniture manufacturers around the world.


Workplace Furniture Solutions


Leggett & Platt is North America’s leading independent manufacturer of office furniture components and mechanism. Our Work Furniture business produces task and finished components, as well as select lines of private label finished seating. From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, Work Furniture brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality contract furniture products.


Learn more about Furniture components: Furniture


Learn more about Work Furniture: Work Furniture


We are searching for an Electrical System Engineer within our Engineering team at Leggett & Platt.  Our global Home Furniture business combines a customer focus with innovative manufacturing capabilities to create full package solutions for products you use every day. We don’t just make furniture – we make furniture more comfortable. When you join our team, your contributions will ensure that people around the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As an Electrical Engineer you will have the opportunity to drive design, integration, and validation activities for electrical systems and components for new product development and released product support.The team you will be working with is collaborative and innovative.


So, what will you be doing as an Electrical System Engineer?

  • Gather component requirements, define via drawings and other technical documents, communicate requirements internally and externally. 
  • Drive component and system validation tests to ensure feature set and quality levels are met.  Define validation procedures and tools as needed.  Record, document, and communicate validation results.
  • Execute component design release processes including drawing & design releases internally & externally.
  • Support released products via cost reduction efforts, quality improvements, engineering changes, and related.
  • Research, investigate, and drive cutting edge thinking to pursue industry innovative products, processes, and technology


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

  • 1+ year of electronics/electrical engineering experience preferred
  • Knowledge of & experience with analog & digital circuitry, reading schematics and component data sheets, operating meters and oscilloscopes
  • Strong collaboration skills:  ability to interface with cross-functional team including hardware and software developers, project managers, and external stakeholders to ensure effective communication
  • Working knowledge of global electronics suppliers and supply chains preferred


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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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