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Purchasing Operations Analyst

Date: Dec 24, 2018

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Purchasing Operations Analyst to join the Corporate Purchasing Department at our headquarters in Carthage, MO. You don’t need to be a purchasing expert to apply.  We’re looking for someone with strong analytical skills and the ability to learn the day-to-day operations of our supplier programs. This is an excellent opportunity to support and implement large scale purchasing programs and initiatives in a global organization. 


  • Communicate with purchasing agents across the company
  • Identify, analyze, and organize process improvement opportunities
  • Develop and present metrics and reports to summarize data and research
  • Research products, prices, delivery conditions, and trends for future material availability
  • Participate in commodity teams during the sourcing process
  • Manage day-to-day operations of multiple supplier programs
  • Provide positive customer service both internally and externally
  • Implement national/regional supply agreement
  • Effectively and promptly problem solve supply chain issues
  • Administrative support as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related discipline
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects in an efficient manner
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Capable of initiating and monitoring projects with limited supervision
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office

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 fun glimpse into our company, visit Life@Leggett and look inside everyday work life! You can also see why we’re proud of our Southwest MO roots and check out how we’re different by watching this quick video.


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 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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