Share this Job

Maintenance Manager

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Morris, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on Maintenance Manager to join our manufacturing facility in Morris IL. This dynamic position will be responsible for leading the branch maintenance department to ensure an efficient, high quality and cost effective operating facility.   


What you’ll be doing:

  • Plan, direct, hire, train, coach, and evaluate a maintenance staff of 4-5 employees
  • Extend equipment life expectancy and control parts inventory and costs through scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Minimize machine downtime
  • Responsible for plant safety compliance, including air pollution, spill prevention, confined space procedures, health department regulations and OSHA requirements
  • Interview vendor representatives and maintain positive vendor relationships
  • Interact with management on a regular basis to report, discuss, and recommend maintenance operations and improvement


What you’ll need:

  • 10+ years industrial maintenance experience
  • Leadership skills with 3+ years of managerial experience
  • Wide maintenance related knowledge including: mechanical, electrical, hydraulic skillsets, PLC logic, Haz Mat ID training, boiler knowledge, and troubleshooting experience
  • Strong working knowledge of all facets of electrical controls and procedures
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Dedication to work overtime when necessary


What we’re looking for:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic understanding and ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Ability to accurately read all standard measuring instruments related to the job
  • Experience and commitment to Continuous Improvement


Reasons you’ll love it here:  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.

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 company consists of more than 20,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 24 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Maintenance, Hydraulics, Electrical, Machinist, Manufacturing, Engineering