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Product Engineer

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Lakeshore, ON, Canada

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.


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Leggett & Platt Automotive is a global provider of wire forms, mechanical control cables, wireless charging, as well as seat lumbar, suspension, bolster, actuator, and motor systems. In addition to these award-winning, category-leading products, we offer tailored goods due to our expertise in product development and attention to market trends. Our unique competitive advantages give us unmatched insight into the demands of the consumer.


Learn more about Leggett & Platt Automotive: Leggett & Platt Automotive


Leggett & Platt Inc. is seeking a Product Engineer to join our team in Lakeshore, Ontario. As a global leader in the design and manufacturing of seating support and comfort systems for the transportation and automotive industries, we are dedicated to providing quality products to enhance people's daily lives.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop engineered product solutions to meet customer needs by creative use of core part designs and technologies.
  • Lead the various engineering efforts to design, prototype and validate product design solutions in support of customer and internal core team timing requirements.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers on technical issues, and lead efforts to ensure understanding of their needs and resulting delivery of commitments from LPA.
  • Active participation on program core teams with proactive presentation of defined engineering deliverables defined in the APD portion of the C2P process.
  • Apply suitable engineering tools for the design analysis of assigned projects.
  • Establish and maintain adequate records of technical information, process methods / std’s., design and program details/info., and records to support/procure reliable patent actions
  • Ensure products are reviewed for best practice from a Design for assembly ( DFA ) and Design for Ergonomics (DFE) perspective to ensure design delivery to product cost targets.
  • Ensures all needed compliance and audit deliverables are met.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • University level Bachelor of Engineering degree or validated equivalent.
  • 3 years experience in an automotive product design role
  • related experience Bill of Material creation and part design execution
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) ­
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work ­
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills ­ Strong communication skills and leadership abilities, employee development experience

At Leggett & Platt, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all abilities, genders, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Leggett & Platt is committed to providing accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require a specific accommodation, please inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • 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.
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