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Technical Manager

Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE: LEG) is seeking a Technical Manager for its Flooring Products branch in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We’re looking for hands-on urethane expert/chemist who wants to manage others and is open for travel up to 20%. We use prime chemicals for flexible polyurethane foam products, and this role is responsible for overseeing chemical operations, chemical formulations for daily production.


Prior quality and process improvement experience within a manufacturing environment is required; as are these other essentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering (though, we will consider equivalent experience)
  • 7 or more years in a comparable role
  • Product testing and material experience in an analytical lab environment
  • Flexible polyurethane experience will be given first consideration


Highest priorities for this role will include but are not limited to:

  • You’ll be the expert in regards to chemicals – analyzing variances, determining plans to address issues, and ensuring compliance with necessary Company, governmental, health, and safety regulations
  • Establish best practices and procedures for improving plant productivity via purchasing, production, marketing, field, and technical services methods
  • Log maintenance for chemical usage, quality, and environmental reporting
  • Serve as the management liaison for excellent two-way communication flow
  • Interface with legal team to ensure government compliance in labeling and technical analysis


You’ll need excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills for interface at all levels of the organization (individuals in production, management, and Corporate Legal), which will be carried out through a variety of in-person and electronic communication methods.


We’re passionate about doing things the right way the first way, and offering the best quality product to our customers. Will you be the next member of our great team?


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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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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