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Account Manager

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Account Manager within our Bedding team to help support our Adjustable Bed business.  Did you know we have been revolutionizing the sleep industry since 1883?  That’s right!  In fact, we hold the original patent on a spiral steel coil bed spring, filed way back in 1885.  Since then, we have been an industry leader in guaranteeing you get the best sleep possible.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As an Account Manager you will have the opportunity to have a high level of exposure to the top levels of our business and be exposed to new projects.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by working to cultivate a strong relationship with one of our key customers to ensure forecast accuracy and satisfaction .  The team you will be working with is supportive, collaborative, and likes to get things done. They value a high level of performance and have a work hard, play hard mentality. 

So, what will you be doing as an Account Manager?

  • Responsible for establishing and cultivating relationships with key customer
  • Lead team as key problem solver and escalation path for the customer
  • Collaborating with customers regarding upcoming forecast and promotions
  • Collaborating with cross functional teams to ensure proper pricing for new/existing products
  • Drive customer interaction and satisfaction by ensuring we keep programs on track and on time
  • Collecting and communicating demand intelligence from customers that will be used to create the Demand Plan
  • Reviewing incoming shipments with customers to ensure timely delivery and assisting with delivery modifications
  • Reviewing orders, forecast accuracy and servicing topics with customer weekly
  • Assisting customers by responding to daily inquiries regarding orders, warranty requests and other topics
  • Creating and maintaining monthly presentation to review forecast performance, upcoming demand, incoming inventory, product changes, warranty reports and other topics with the customer


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business, Finance, Accounting or related field preferred
  • 2+ Years in a B2B Sales/Account Management related field
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A deep understanding of metrics, reporting tools, and data structures
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work in groups or alone on projects
  • Ability to align with forward vision and proactively seek solutions to achieving vision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office Suite Products

Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


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 Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  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.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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