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Director of Compensation

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Director of Compensation within our Corporate HR team to help support our Corporate business.  As a global-diversified manufacturing company, it’s sometimes hard to explain all the different things we do.  We like to say, “we’re the biggest company no one has ever heard of.”  We are confident you interact with one of our products in your daily life without knowing it.  Whether it’s the mattress you sleep on, the car you drive, the plane you fly on, or the furniture you sit on, our high-quality components are there supporting you.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As the Director of Compensation, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a growing and transformational team.  This position will partner with HR and business leaders to ensure our total rewards programs are incorporating the newest ideas, technologies, and approaches to attracting, retaining, and rewarding our employees.

So, what will you be doing as a Director of Compensation?

  • Lead compensation consulting services to support the design, development, and implementation of Leggett’s compensation processes and programs
  • Partner with HR and business leaders to design and deliver compensation programs and initiatives across the company globally
  • Work closely with the compensation team to ensure the global compensation philosophy is consistently applied and executed across the company
  • Lead market research efforts and annual reviews of the compensation framework, including evaluating and benchmarking jobs, providing recommendations for compensation and incentive programs, and reviewing overall market competitiveness
  • Partner with HR to ensure consistent, competitive, and equitable compensation practices are maintained throughout business units and regions
  • Work closely with other subject matter experts on global projects related to compensation and HR initiatives, including process improvement opportunities in supporting Leggett’s HR and business strategy
  • Lead communication and change management initiatives related to total reward programs
  • Support HR technology implementations related to compensation programs
  • Manage employee development by setting and evaluating goals, providing feedback, and employing techniques to enable employees to realize their potential


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field of study
  • Minimum 10 years compensation or related experience, preferably in a medium to large global company
  • 5 years of management experience
  • Proactive/self-driven with confidence in working with senior leaders and cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of other HR disciplines
  • Experience working with a Human Capital Management System (HCMS); SAP preferred

What to Do Next

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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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