Leggett   Platt

Automation Engineer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Company: Leggett Platt

Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Published on 2021-10-21 19:13:01

Leggett and Platt is hiring an Automation Engineer at their Fort Worth location.

Become a part of the Leggett & Platt Team!

Leggett & Platt, Inc. is seeking a well-organized, analytical, and highly motivated Automation Engineer that has expertise in Project Management and Electrical Engineering. Our next leader will also possess strong Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)/Programming experience. This position will be a part of our Carpet Cushion Division, based in Fort Worth, TX. We are looking for someone to support engineering responsibilities for multiple carpet underlay manufacturing locations across the U.S.

What you’ll do:

Identify and execute opportunities to reduce production process costs Troubleshoot existing production process problems and limitations Establish and document best engineering practices and methodologies When possible, upgrade manual tasks with automation Enhance efficiency and optimize productivity, with a focus on safety Create in-process quality control standards and systems Develop production and design standards for new processes. Conduct cost analyses for management review Discuss product and process standards and manufacturing capabilities with vendors for equipment purchases Provide training to branch maintenance on plant upgrades

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. degree in engineering or equivalent 5-7 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment 3-5 years of PLC knowledge and background including PLC and graphic display programming (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Automation Direct, etc.) Knowledge of power distribution, motor control centers, switchgear Mechanical aptitude with AutoCAD experience Excellent communication and organizational skills 30-40% overnight travel

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in chemical or polymers industry CAD/CAM experience

Reasons you’ll love it here:

Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.

How to learn more about us: For a glimpse into who we are, how we got here, and what makes us different, take a look at our careers site and everyday Life at Leggett. 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 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company.

Learn more about what Leggett life is like here: lifeatleggett.com

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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