Maintenance Mechanic Technician

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: Salisbury, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Maintenance Mechanic Technician

We, at LPFP - Salisbury, a Leggett & Platt company, are searching for a Maintenance Mechanic Technician within our Maintenance team to help support our Carpet Underlay business. We have been manufacturing carpet underlay for over 22 years and are considered a full-scale recycler. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As a Maintenance Mechanic Technician, you will have the opportunity to assist in working on projects that will improve current processes in the manufacturing of carpet underlay. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by ensuring that our facility’s machines are operating safely and efficiently. The team you will be working with collaborates to ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner, and values great workmanship.

So, what will you be doing as a Maintenance Mechanic Technician?

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Complete work orders as assigned in a timely manner.


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

  • Two years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • Ability to use power tools such as grinder, drill, saw, and drill press.
  • Experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, and installing bearings, sprockets, and chains.
  • Ability to learn how to operate lift truck, scissor lift and aerial lifts; and eventually certified.
  • Ability to diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
  • Ability to follow manuals, schematic diagrams and blueprints using hand tools and test equipment to connect power supply wires to machines and equipment.
  • Maintain equipment and do basic repairs as needed.
  • Be detail oriented, well-organized, have good on-time attendance, and be self-motivated.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Fully support and participate in Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Continuous Improvement Programs.
  • Available to work on required Saturday’s.

Things We Consider a Plus:

  • Previous experience operating a lift truck, scissor lift or aerial lift.
  • Electrical certification
  • Welding experience

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.

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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