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Electrical Engineer

Date: May 26, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Electrical Engineer


We’re Leggett & Platt, the leading innovator in the sleep industry. With more than a century of experience in helping people sleep better, we have more bedding technology patents than anyone else in the world!


We’re looking for your skills to enhance our growing Adjustable Bed team in Carthage, MO. As our Electrical Engineer, you’ll design, test, qualify, and troubleshoot new electro-mechanical components.


  • Work within a team to create specifications for new concepts and evaluate prototypes
  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop new concepts, features, and products
  • Ensure component introduction and change management activities are effectively completed and communicated
  • Design automated test equipment
  • Perform system level and board level testing
  • Prepare test procedures and protocols for technicians
  • Document test results, generate reports, and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Create drawings of electrical components
  • Review product design for compliance with electrical engineering principles
  • Review UL standards and work with test laboratories on getting products certified


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of engineering experience
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally, and to communicate and interact effectively with customers and suppliers

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting servo systems, electro-mechanical systems, test engineering
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical departments
  • Self-motivated, organized, attentive to detail


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and 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 more than 20,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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