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Date: Aug 16, 2018

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt’s Adjustable Bed division, specializing in producing a variety of adjustable bed sleep systems is seeking a Product Program Manager.  The position will be located at our Neosho, MO facility. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating and completing specific projects and new launches in an exciting and fast paced environment.

 

Essential responsibilities and duties:

 

  • Liaise between product development, sales, sourcing, supply chain management, engineering and operations for new products starting production and changes to products in production.
  • Manage detailed launch plan on all new major programs.  This includes product definition delivery, launch timeline, and material readiness as needed.
  • Manage product change processes, initiate and coordinate engineering changes and product closeout.
  • Host regular meetings with the core project teams
  • Coordinate internal product education meetings, tools and strategies.
  • Coordinate internal and external resources for execution of projects
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize progress
  • Develop project scopes and objectives to ensure on-time completion
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Escalate problems to management as needed
  • Understand and practice the policies and procedures for company Quality Management System, MRP, and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI).
  • Conform to all safety and quality requirements and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

     

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) in Management and/or related and a minimum of 2-5 years of related or relevant experience in an industrial / manufacturing environment
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communications Skills
  • Strong ability to Multi-task
  • Knowledge of basic Engineering Concepts, Business Management, Economics, Materials Management, Accounting
  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more.

 

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 20,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit www.leggett.com.

 

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