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Shipping and Receiving Coordinator

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO, United States

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Shipping and Receiving Coordinator within our to help support our Flooring Products business.  Did you know Leggett & Platt Inc. is the largest manufacturer of carpet cushion and hard surface underlayment in the United States?  Our Flooring businesses manufacture and distribute foam-, rubber-, and fiber-based flooring underlayment for residential and commercial use. Our flooring underlayment products provide support, cushioning, and noise reduction under virtually any finished flooring material in your home or business. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As a(n) Shipping and Receiving Coordinator, your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by achieving operational excellence to help the business. 


So, what will you be doing as a(n) Shipping and Receiving Coordinator?

  • Prioritizes shipments by delivery dates and regions
  • Be flexible as customer demands change and accommodate when possible
  • Route trucks to meet customer delivery expectations while balancing logistics costs
  • In regular contact with customers to communicate delivery times, respond professionally with customer inquiries or complaints, and inform customers of available space on trailers to maximize load capacity
  • Utilize approved carriers and maintain up-to-date listing provided by Corporate Logistics
  • Coordinate with Production and Shipping Manager available inventory and raise concerns about inventory stock levels as needed
  • Provide reporting of shipments, shortages, load percentages, carrier performance to management
  • Provide accurate and complete paperwork for customer invoicing


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • High school graduate education required
  • Three to four year of shipping experience
  • Good command of MS Office
  • Solid teamwork ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent mathematical skills


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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