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Bilingual Employment Coordinator

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Bilingual Employment Coordinator within our US Spring team to help support our Bedding 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 a Bilingual Employment Coordinator you will have the opportunity to help recruit our hourly manufacturing employees.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by keeping our team staffed and our facilities up and running.  The team you will be working with is communicative, supportive, and values being open and supportive of each other. 

So, what will you be doing as a Bilingual Employment Coordinator?

  • Provide leadership and assistance to employment and recruitment processes for filling production related positions with internal and external candidates due to attrition, promotions, and transfers.
  • Participate in or support all functions pertaining to hiring and placement for approved positions and promotions consisting of job posting, advertising, interviewing, selection, and orientation.
  • Collaborate with hiring manager(s) in their decision-making regarding entire hiring process and approve/recommend final decisions.
  • Monitor critical pre and post-employment processes including job offers, drug screens, physicals, and candidate notifications.
  • Evaluate recruiting and interviewing processes and make recommendations for continuous improvement. Ensure HR procedures and employee documents are in compliance with legal and government regulations.
  • Coordinate the new hire orientation which includes preparing new hire orientation training schedule and assisting with welcoming activities.
  • Collaborate with management for placement of temporary workers to coordinate employment and administrative support for temporary team members. Maintain employment related information for potential onboarding of temporary team members.
  • Provide administrative support to the HR department; assist with all aspects of records retention.
  • Serve as a resource for the management and staff of Branch One, ensuring that all inquiries regarding policies, benefits, and procedures are answered. Responsible for conducting internal investigations of employees concerns as needed.
  • Interpret and translate documents for all members of management and Spanish-speaking employees when needed.
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement Process for Branch One.
  • In addition, the Bilingual Employment Coordinator performs any other tasks related to the operation of the Branch as directed by the Human Resources Manager.  This position may require occasional overtime and travel.


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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum three years’ experience working in a Human Resources Department
  • Or Bachelor’s degree with no experience required.
  • Must possess good communication skills (oral and written) in both, English and Spanish.
  • Must possess good computer skills in Microsoft office programs, LPCS or any additional electronic programs.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Knowledgeable of the manufacturing process used by the company.
  • Ability to understand all positions within Branch One.
  • Must be able to maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality, professionalism and assistance when handling employee issues.
  • Possess the ability to work effectively with others and be a team member.

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 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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