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Aerospace Production Worker

Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, 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:




At L&P Aerospace, we specialize in creating complex tube and duct assemblies using high-performance materials capable of withstanding extreme pressure, temperature, and chemical interaction.


After our materials have gone through the necessary processes, we are left with high-performance finished goods that are ready to be incorporated into assemblies for our customers.


Learn more about L&P Aerospace: Aerospace


Production Worker – Job Description

Classification: Non-Exempt
Wage Range: $25.22/hr - $41.38/hr depending on position per Union Contract

Reports to: Production Supervisor                      



The Production Workers operate various machines on the production floor under supervision and direction of Production Supervisor or Operations Manager.



Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs typical machine operations to support the production floor on a variety of different machines.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Performs prescribed preventative maintenance on machines as required.
  • Must be able to perform but not limited to the following tasks: milling, drilling, de-burring, molding and all bench operations and inspect.
  • Must be familiar with the basic machine functions in order to perform the tasks stated above.
  • Must be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to machine set-up.
  • Reads routing and performs work as assigned by production supervisor.
  • Cuts, clips, holds, or carries product.
  • Notifies supervisor of any mechanical or material issues.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.


  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Performance Management
  • Results Driven


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 



Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are typically Monday through Friday though some weekend work is required.

Must be available to work on both shifts.

Day Shift: 6:00am - 2:30pm

Swing Shift: 2:30pm - 10:30pm




No travel is expected for
this position.



Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • One year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience as machine operator.



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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