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Maintenance / CI Manager

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Tupelo, MS, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a 1st shift Maintenance / Continuous Improvement Manager for its Super Sagless Hardware branch in Tupelo, MS, which specializes in producing mechanisms for motion furniture such as recliners and rockers. 


The ideal candidate will be empowered to make continuous improvement changes throughout the facility, while monitoring the day-to-day activities of an experience maintenance department.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all activities of the maintenance department
  • Oversee all repairs to Plant, Equipment and Grounds
  • Develop & manage scheduled and preventive maintenance in the facility
  • Utilize CI principals to troubleshoot, recommend and develop solutions for repeat maintenance problems
  • Oversee maintenance & supply parts consumption and inventory
  • Vendor selection & evaluation for maintenance related materials & equipment



  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering with 2 years experience, OR commensurate experience
  • Manufacturing experience in metal stamping and fabrication preferred
  • High mechanical aptitude; familiarity with precision measurement tools (ie. Micrometer, calipers etc.)
  • Strong electrical background
  • Proven skills with Lean/Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement disciplines
  • Knowledgeable in mechanical systems, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, electrical systems, as well as PLC’s & Control systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite ( Excel, Word, PPT)
  • Ability to manage a large, diverse group in a busy environment that is fast paced and rapidly changing; Multi-tasking abilities are a must
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations


Who we are and what we offer:

Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, 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 company consists of 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 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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