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Maintenance Technician

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Tupelo, MS, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Maintenance Technician for its Super Sagless Hardware branch in Tupelo, MS, which specializes in producing mechanisms for motion furniture such as recliners and rockers. As an Technician, you will undertake a variety of tasks relating to installing and maintaining electrical infrastructure. Your job will involve electrical circuits, panels, PLC’s, drives, and mechanical equipment. You will assist the company to maintain a productive work environment. Your team will value your creativity and hard work.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs major electrical repairs & wiring as well as mechanical repairs or adjustments as required.
  • Makes necessary major and complex plant and/or equipment electrical repairs, circuit calculations, layouts and wiring that is necessary, including DC circuits, drives, etc.
  • Installs and repairs industrial electronic equipment (including input/output networks, data highways, variable speed drives and process control equipment) and write PLC programs for a wide variety of automated control systems, ranging from simple on-off controls to robotics.
  • Performs troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Performs necessary wiring for equipment installation or repairs
  • Performs routine inspection of all plant equipment, electrical wiring to ensure safety.
  • Reads complex SCR controls, solid state and PC circuits and drawings.
  • Replaces or makes necessary changes in wiring.
  • Maintains and services electrical motors and generators as required.
  • Completes required PM checks.
  • Assists Maintenance Technicians in plant maintenance projects as required.
  • Maintains equipment and work area in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


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

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic understanding of general maintenance, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, program logic controls and robotic systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year associate degree or equivalent combined education and experience
  • 2‐3 years’ experience in a fast-paced assembly manufacturing environment


Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, and paid personal time. One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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