Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Maintenance & Repair in Carthage, Missouri

Maintenance & Repair


Date:Mar 14, 2019

Location:Carthage, MO, US

Company:Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Branch One is searching for a Maintenance & Repair Technician for day shift, 7 am to 3 pm. This position will require daily welding and fabricating, walking, climbing, reaching, bending and lifting.

Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrate ability to understand job requirements and complete training

  • Thorough knowledge of all plant equipment, ability to diagnosis causes of malfunctions

  • Experienced in operating and performing overhauls, set‐ups and plant maintenance.

  • Basic knowledge of electrical control equipment and circuitry on all plant equipment.

  • Ability to read mechanical engineering drawings and make basic mathematic calculations

  • Working knowledge of maintenance tools and welding equipment and metal properties.

  • Ability to read and work from blueprints.

  • Ability to set up and operate lathes, milling machines, grinders and other machine shop related equipment, to hold high tolerances on machined parts.

  • Ability to be forklift qualified.

  • Must be self‐motivated and a self‐starter with projects

  • Must possess good communication skills.

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and use appropriate PPE

  • Regular attendance

  • Use computer as required for position

  • Work effectively with co‐workers, supervision and management

  • Follow instructions

Job Duties:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot causes of basic mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical problems on production machines.

  • Perform repair and maintenance on all production equipment and parts.

  • Perform assembly on all new and overhauled equipment.

  • Assemble machines and machine parts to ensure they meet specifications and perform correct and efficient operation.

  • Provide training on equipment.

  • Anticipate and report the need for replacement parts to the supervisor to help prevent costly downtime.

  • Replace all guards on the machines after repair. Report unsafe conditions.

  • Operate production equipment when required.

  • Perform setups on all plant equipment.

  • Perform repairs as needed on the building, or other branch equipment as necessary.

  • Follow instructions and work under general supervision.

  • Perform emergency duties when necessary.

  • Keep work area clean and follow 6S procedures

  • Work overtime as needed

  • Train new employees

  • Participate in all L & P initiatives, LP9000, TPM, Continuous Improvement, ECO, etc.

  • Perform other duties or tasks as assigned

  • Cut, weld, fabricate

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 www.leggett.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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