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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Product Engineer in Carthage, Missouri

Product Engineer


Date:May 6, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Inc. is seeking aProduct Engineerfor our Product Development team in the Adjustable Bed Division. In this role, you will participate in project teams to generate new concepts, develop prototypes, validate solutions, release parts to production and support production launch process. You will have the opportunity to engage with many areas of the business unit including sales, manufacturing, supply chain, and customer support. This position can be located either in our Lenexa, KS or Carthage, MO offices.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop electromechanical systems for the motion furniture industry from concept, 3D modeling, prototype procurement, validation testing, and support of production launch processes

  • Participate in cross-functional project teams and ensure deliverables are executed on time to meet project schedule milestones

  • Drive modular design architecture for electronics and mechanical systems to meet cost, manufacturability and quality elements

  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop new concepts, systems, and apply new materials

  • Perform machine design and stress analysis using experimental and computational FEA tools

  • Ensure proper fit and function through tolerance and stack up analysis of part designs

  • Review regulatory standards and support test laboratory certification of products

  • Develop test equipment, fixtures, and procedures as needed to model real-world customer use cases

  • Conduct Design of Experiments (DOE) and optimize designs to ensure robust design solutions

  • Support complete system level and component level testing to validate reliability

  • Analyze warranty and usage data to identify opportunities for product improvement

  • Present proposals and results to project teams, senior leadership, and key account representatives

    What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

  • At least 2 years of product engineering experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with 3D CAD software tools, preferably SolidWorks and Product Data Management (PDM) software tools, preferably SolidWorks PDM Pro.

  • Demonstrated experience in many of the listed responsibilities

  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally, at times with limited notice

    What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with development of complex electro-mechanical products

  • Experience with statistical data analysis tools and design optimization

  • Creative and Innovative mindset

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Presentation and communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development

    Who we are and what we offer:

    Our comprehensive benefits package includes management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, tuition reimbursement, 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: lifeatleggett.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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