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Hardware Engineer

Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Kansas City, KS, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Business in our market-leading Adjustable Beds Group has quadrupled over the last few years and continues to expand at a rapid pace—our development team must grow with it! We're searching for experienced Hardware Engineer with a strong background in electronics design to join the product development team in Lenexa, KS. You'll work with various aspects of electronics design and integration in our market-leading products, from motor control to remote control communications to smartphone apps that control the sleeping environment. 


Some of our upcoming projects include smart systems for sleep monitoring, sleep diagnostics, heating, cooling, massage, and motorized articulation.


We're looking for a Hardware Engineer with electronics experience in the following areas:

  • Motor control: H-Bridge, PWM circuitry, PID loop control, MOSFETS, transistor circuitry
  • Encoder Systems: hall effect, reed switches, optical
  • Power Supply: switched mode power supplies, transformers, solid state, power circuitry
  • Microcontrollers: ARM based MCU’s and/or MPU’s 
  • Communication/embedded systems: Bluetooth, BLE, Wi-Fi, CAN bus, LIN bus, NFC
  • Specialized circuits: capacitive sensing, RGB LED Control, dimming and current modulating circuitry, USB charging, Qi/Wireless
  • Schematics, Simulation, PCB Design and Layout (Altium experience is a plus)
  • Design for high volume manufacturing
  • Experience/Familiarity with Embedded Firmware development in C



  • Design, develop, and test the hardware platforms for Adjustable Bed Control Systems
  • Collaborate closely with product teams to integrate new features and technology into product platforms
  • Coordinate with team members and vendors to integrate externally developed deliverables into projects as well as provide technical feedback in discussions on roadmaps and component selection



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or another relevant engineering/technical field
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Strong Electrical Engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions


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


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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