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Electrical/ Mechanical Technician

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Winchester, KY, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Senior Master Technician (aka Electrical/ Mechanical Technician) to design, develop, test, install, and support the maintenance and troubleshooting of production equipment at our Winchester, KY facility.


What you’ll do

  • Ensure all appropriate safety procedures are followed.
  • Assemble and install upgrades or modifications to existing manufacturing equipment.
  • Assist Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in the design and development of enhancements to existing and new equipment.
  • Train other technicians and maintenance staff on troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems and components.
  • Work with internal technical teams to resolve reoccurring issues of reliability.
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate the performance of electrical components and assemblies.
  • Research and test vendors’ products.



Minimum qualifications

  • Associates Degree in electrical engineering technology or equivalent related experience.
  • 5 Years’ Experience as an electrician or in the electrical or electronics field.
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills a must.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to effectively train and coach others.



Desired technical skills

  • Familiar with electrical schematics and control systems including servo drives, PLCs, motors, PC control systems, sensors, relays, transformers and other devices.
  • Able to use electrical instruments to diagnose and trouble shoot machinery issues such as VOM, ammeter, and other instruments.
  • Able to read mechanical engineering drawings, control diagrams and electrical circuit drawings.
  • Able to perform basic arithmetic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
  • Working knowledge of basic machine shop equipment such as hydraulic press, drill press, lathe, mill and hand tools.
  • Previous experience in operating and performing machine overhauls, setup and installation of plant equipment.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to successfully complete training required.



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 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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