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Quality Control Technician (Plant City, FL, US)

Quality Control Technician (Plant City, FL, US)

locationPlant City, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

We make life more comfortable.

Leggett & Platt’s overall mission is a commitment to enhance lives – by delivering quality products, offering empowering and rewarding careers, and doing our part in bringing about a better future.

Leggett & Platt’s inventive heritage and leadership in the residential products industry span more than 130 years. As The Components People, we are the leading supplier of a wide range of products and components for all areas of life, including mattress springs and carpet cushion, as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.

From aerospace tubing and fabricated assemblies to flooring underlayment and carpet cushion, Leggett & Platt has divisions that design, manufacture, and sell a variety of products. Our reliable product development and launch capability, coupled with our global footprint, make us a trusted partner for customers in the aerospace, hydraulic cylinders, flooring, textile, and geo components industries.

Learn more about the history of Leggett: https://leggett.com/history


The world leader in bedding technology.

Leggett & Platt has been the driving force in bedding components technology since inventing the bedspring in 1885. Now, we own more mattress industry patents than anyone in the world.

Springs, foam, adjustable beds, machinery – our Bedding businesses design, produce, and supply innovative sleep solutions that help you rest comfortably.

Learn more about Bedding Components: L&P Bedding Group

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Communicate the quality requirements to all production members through the use of procedures, work instructions, and other quality methods. Verify all company quality standards with regards to auditing of product, processes, and quality systems.


· Perform special projects as assigned by the Quality Supervisor.

· Work closely with all management and production personnel.

· Have a clear understanding of all processes.

· Understand, follow, and assist with training of Quality Inspection Plans, Work Instructions, and Procedures.

· Perform first piece audits and BOM audits.

· Ensure any non-conforming product is controlled until the condition is corrected.

· Perform receiving inspections according to Quality Inspection Plans.

· Conform to all safety, quality requirements, and procedures.

· Participate in the Continuous Process Improvement (CPI).

· Perform machine and process capability studies as assigned by the Quality Supervisor.

· Evaluate measurement systems and gather and analyze data.

· Enter data from first piece audits and BOM audits into spreadsheets for analysis.

· Help when needed to enter data from RMA audits and return material inspections into spreadsheets for analysis.

· Perform other duties assigned by the Quality Supervisor.

· Maintain a clean and orderly workplace (rejection area.)

· Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity related to product, process, and the quality system.

· Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process, and the quality system.

· Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.

· Verify the implementation of solutions.

· Control further processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.


· Must have basic Math, English (verbal & written) and some computer skills.

· Must be able to work well with others.

· Must have a good understanding of the following skills, or be pursuing them through training:

o Safety procedures.

o Methods to improvement.

o Continuous quality improvement process.

· Ability to work any shift as directed by Quality Supervisor.

· Ability to accurately read tape measure, micrometer, caliper, precision scale, and other instruments related to the job.

· Ability to read part specification prints.

· Ability to train other people about our products, policies, and procedures.

· Auditing skills for systems, products, and processes.

· Good communication skills.

What to Do Next

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Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!

We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.

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