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Lean Process Engineer

Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Western Pneumatic Tube (WPT) in Kirkland, WA, a division of Leggett & Platt Incorporated, is seeking a Manufacturing Process and Equipment Engineer to support existing processes and to drive new projects. We are seeking someone with a strong machine design background and the project management skills to lead from inception to commission. The ideal candidate will seek a collaborative environment, someone who enjoys working as a team to build on each other’s ideas to find the best solution.


  • Work as a member of the Process Engineering team to identify new equipment solutions to meet the growing demand of WPT’s business
  • Manage projects from inception to commission, including development of equipment specifications and equipment design and manufacture
  • Build relationships with external vendors to ensure completion of projects to specification
  • Understand current equipment and processes and maintain key elements while driving improvement
  • Collaborate with staff at all levels of WPT to find the best solutions

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in machine design and process automation
  • Hands-on manufacturing experience required, engineering degree is a plus.
  • 3 years or more experience in project management
  • Able to communicate effectively with MS Office products, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in developing and refining Manufacturing Processes and Equipment.
  • Work well as a team member and independently on assigned projects
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and assignments
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and build genuine relationships.
  • Familiar with Lean and 5S+1 processes

We’re an innovative, people-driven company with opportunity. While many companies might show you a ladder to climb for reaching your career goals, at L&P, we show you lattice. Whatever your interests and goals may be, you can achieve them here. 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.


WPT is an industry leader in the field of Aerospace components.


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 130 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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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