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Branch Manager

Date: Dec 8, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Branch Manager within our Carthage, MO operation to help support our Automotive  business.  Did you know we are the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of seating support and comfort systems for transportation manufacturers, as well as tier one and two suppliers within the automotive industry?  That’s right!  In fact, in 2019, we were named as one of GM’s “Supplier of the Year” recipients.  Our automotive products fall into four primary groups:  Seating and Lumbar support, Wireless Charging, Motors and Actuators, and Mechanical Cables.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


The successful candidate for this position will be eligible for a sign-on bonus, relocation expense reimbursement, and the potential of a flexible work schedule. In addition this position provides great opportunity for vertical movement throughout multiple business units.


As a Branch Manager you will have the opportunity to make a lasting mark by addressing key challenges within the operation.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by increasing profitability, reducing turnover, and improving employee morale.  The team you will be working with is dedicated, eager to grow and values a leader with strategic vision with the ability to execute


So, what will you be doing as a Branch Manager?

  • Full P&L responsibility: Review income statement, analyze variances, and initiate plans to address problem areas
  • Partner with the Sales team to support and manage customer relationships
  • Manage effectiveness of the operations, to include staffing levels, production scheduling, minimizing scrap, improving quality, and ensuring on-time delivery.
  • Oversee operations, and partner with leaders in HR, Quality, Customer Service, Engineering, and Accounting
  • Manage and direct all aspects of the branch and help provide the tools to succeed in a profitable and safe manner.
  • Recruit, develop, and succession plan to positively effect retention
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Follow all company administrative policies and procedures as required
  • Ensure compliance with applicable governmental/corporate regulations related business activities and environmental, health and safety
  • Develop and implement procedures and processes to improve productivity


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

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of manufacturing and/or warehousing management experience, including P&L
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills


Things we consider a plus

  • Experience in injection molding and robotic welding is preferred
  • Background in Continuous Improvement is a plus
  • A background in Automotive manufacturing strongly preferred


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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