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Date: Feb 16, 2018

Location: Georgetown, KY, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Product Program Manager

 

 

Leggett & Platt’s Adjustable Bed division in Georgetown, KY, specializing in producing a variety of adjustable bed sleep systems is seeking a Product Program Manager. This position is responsible for coordinating and completing specific projects and new launches.

 

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 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.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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