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Product Development Drafter

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Product Development Drafter


The Bedding Group at Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a full time Product Development Drafter to support its continued success and growth. The drafter will prepare working plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches, update legacy drawings and work closely with engineers to support their projects.  This position will be based at the IDEA Center, our hub of innovation and technology, in Carthage, Missouri


Essential Responsibilities

  • Create CAD drawings of new Bedding Products for all phases of the development process.
  • Assist Quality Assurance, Product Development, and Manufacturing in the development of new products.
  • Manage drawings through the creation, markup & approval, and filing.
  • Interact with internal groups to development of new product sheets to communicate to customers and sales divisions
  • Maintain up to date drawings and procedures, while maintaining a clean and organized workspace
  • Maintain weekly updates of Time Tracker for all projects worked on.
  • Provide world class customer service for both internal and external customers.
  • Assist, testing staff and shop team members in the event increased demand.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by manager.



  • Expert knowledge of Solidworks or equivalent CADD software
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • Associate Degree or Technical School education in CADD


Desired Skills

  • Experience with interpreting product specifications and creating technical documents.
  • Diverse communication skill set to allow for effective interaction with a wide range of L&P positions and customers.


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 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer




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