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Testing Technician

Date: May 7, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Testing Technician

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking to hire a Testing Technician to assist with product development, product testing and documentation for our Consumer Products Group.  This entry- level, hourly role reports directly to our Manager of R&D Programs, and offices at our IDEA Center in Carthage, Missouri.  This is a diverse and dynamic position will provide cross-functional interaction; our testing technician will work with a variety of key players on our team.

What you’ll do

  • Set up, execution and inspection of test procedures
  • Accumulate, record and report test data
  • Assist project engineers with testing of complete prototype or components under operational conditions
  • Communicate with Product Development Manager, Sales Program Managers, and the Compliance Coordinator in regards to testing procedures and results


Minimum Qualifications

  • Skilled use of calipers, measuring tape, and other measuring devices
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • The love of math. (It’s an important part of this job!)
  • Ability to lift and move 50+ pounds on a frequent basis

Preferred Skillsets

  • Experience with Zoho, a web-based CRM and Project Management tool
  • Functional experience in a shop environment
  • The YES! attitude when assigned additional duties by manager

If you find energy by combining physical activity into your work day, this might be the right opportunity for you. Our testing technician is not cubical bound and days are rarely the same. This position will frequently be standing, walking, and stretching to reach high places or kneeling down for a closer look. We encourage a culture of continuous improvement, so our testing tech should love to listen, learn and apply insight to the process being testing.

Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, discount 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 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:

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