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Machine Operator 2nd and 3rd Shift

Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Morris, IL, 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




  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift at least 75 lbs.
  • Is able to pass fork lift certification test
  • Produces a quality PCU mixture
  • Will train the right person!


PRIMARY DUTIES:                                    

  • Use of fork lift to move and open crates of unprocessed PCU
  • Can safely use the large guillotine to cut unprocessed PCU into smaller chunks
  • Able to load #9 conveyor belt with unprocessed PCU
  • Competent in mixing a batch in the #9 Banbury according to work instructions
  • Capable of cutting pigs off the dump mill into appropriate sizes
  • Has working knowledge of the fire sprinkler system, exhaust system, and safety features on all equipment
  • Able to restock bagged whiting, peptizer, and process oil as needed to continue operation
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities related to product, process and the system
  • Identify and/or record any problems relating to the product, process and the quality system
  • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels
  • Verify the implementation of solutions
  • Control further processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected
  • .30 Shift diferential 


Who we are and what we offer


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 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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