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Administrative Assistant

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking an experienced professional to join our team as an Administrative Assistant to support Product Development within our Bedding Group. This entry level position will report directly to our Director of Bedding Product Development and will office at the IDEA Center in Carthage, MO. This role serves as a key point of contact for customers and employee-partners alike.  

What you’ll do

  • Perform administrative and office support activities for department managers and engineering staff, including screening phone calls, managing calendars and tracking of engineering staff, making domestic and international travel arrangements, and setting up meetings and event arrangements for internal and customers.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Create spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations, and publish meeting reports and notes
  • Maintain a safe, organized, and professional work environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint.
  • The ability to problem-solve, multitask, and collaborate with all levels of staff and customers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in Zoho Projects

Leggett is growing quickly, and the IDEA Center is helping to drive that growth. If you find satisfaction in providing outstanding customer service with a positive attitude, being in a fast-paced environment, and take pride in serving Leggett’s customers and employee-partners with professionalism, positivity, and effectiveness, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, 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 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:

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