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Quality Control Manager

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Winchester, KY, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett and Platt, Incorporated is looking for a Quality Control Manager to join our Winchester Spring operation in Winchester, Kentucky. This essential position will report to the Branch Manager and manage the facility’s Quality Assurance team. The ideal candidate will be a reliable and competent professional with knowledge of products and processes within the Bedding Industry.

If you are a strong leader who embraces problem solving and has a high level of attention to detail and want to make a positive impact from an important operational role, you may be just the person we are looking for to join our team in this fast evolving manufacturing environment.


  • Work with branch QA teams to ensure proper implementation and improvement of Quality procedures and initiatives
  • Lead in identification, problem solving and process improvement for all areas that comprise the Winchester Spring Operation
  • Perform product audits to assure compliance to specifications and consistency of production by monitoring process outputs
  • Communicate with operation leadership and on-site engineers to inform of any quality related issues or opportunities for improvement
  • Drive immediate action on quality outputs showing non-conformance and complete the needed actions to meet quality goals and objectives
  • Facilitate proactive solutions by collecting and analyzing quality data
  • Determine best practices for standardization of quality monitoring gauges  and processes
  • Make quality outputs visible to manufacturing leaders
  • Communicate with external customers in relation to corrective actions and customer audits
  • Improve and maintain the corrective action system aiming to capture all types of quality performance feedback received (verbal, returns, credits issued, formal corrective action requests)
  • Implement continuous improvement and process quality monitoring mechanisms, including analysis of the 4M inputs


  • Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Educational background in Engineering, Manufacturing or Business Management is desirable
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification preferable or willingness to attain it within first year of starting this position
  • Experience with compliance requirements to ISO 9001 or similar quality management system
  • Experience with Production Process & Product Approval is preferred
  • Good numerical skills, data analysis/statistical methods
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and databases
  • Outstanding communication skills – oral and written
  • Great attention to detail and a results driven approach

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, discount stock purchase plan, 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

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