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Manager of Change Excellence

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Troy, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

We at Leggett & Platt Inc. are looking for a Manager of Change Excellence to join our rapidly growing Automotive Team.  In this role, you will work closely with executive leadership to lead the transition from current to future state.  You will coach and mentor individuals at all levels of the organization to ensure successful change management initiatives.  Are you a results oriented-strategic thinker?  Do you enjoy collaboration and influencing change?  If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to flex your change management muscles, we want you!


What you will be doing?


  • Provides leadership and sets the strategic direction for Leggett & Platt Automotive Change Management Center of Excellence
  • Creates all change management tools and templates for the organization to use.
  • Coordinates the change management activities for the large business process transformation program
  • Collaborates with leadership to identify and prioritize all change initiatives
  • Builds relationships and works with LPA leadership, project managers, and other key stakeholders to develop organizational change capabilities
  • Develops and maintains the Communication Strategy and Plan for all organizational-level change initiatives
  • Advises the LPA President and senior executive team on critical change risks and impacts, and recommends appropriate mitigation strategies including level of effort and budget requirements
  • Proactively identify the change needs of the organization and align those with strategic business goals


We’re looking for someone with:


  • 15+ years’ experience in change management with mid- to large-scale global change initiatives
  • Strong project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a fast, complex, global environment
  • A knack for building credibility with leaders and program stakeholders
  • PMP and/or Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Prosci Change Practitioner (or similar)


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!


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


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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