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Material Handler (Plant City, FL, US)

Material Handler (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

REPORTS TO: Team Leader / Shift Supervisor

BASIC FUNCTION: To retrieve materials and set up the assembly line in accordance with the bill of materials in an organized and efficient manner.


• Conform to all safety and quality requirements and procedures.

• Follow the assembly schedule to ensure that shipments are on time and complete.

• Understand and practice correct procedures for handling nonconforming material.

• Operate and maintain material handling equipment

• Understand and practice the correct procedures for RF scanning.

• Assist in keeping work areas clean and organized by using good housekeeping practices.

• Assist the pack out line in banding and moving beds off line and storing in the proper area.

• Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities related to product, process, and the quality system.

• Identify and/or record any problems related 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.

• Understand and practice the policies and procedures for LP9000:2006 Management System and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI).

• All other duties assigned.


• High school diploma or equivalent

• Communicate effectively.

• Must be able to read and write.

• Must be able to obtain a material handlers license.

• Meet physical demands including:

• Ability to lift 75 lbs.

• Perform work in confined spaces.

• Functions consistent with required material handling activity

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.

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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