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Help Desk Supervisor

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We’re looking for a smart and driven individual to join our growing Corporate Information Technology (IT) department as a Help Desk Supervisor.  The Help Desk is the first line of support for end users across the company, and a starting block for people beginning an IT careers. We are seeking someone with an eye for improvement, a passion for training, and a positive attitude.

At Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, you'll find numerous career opportunities and a high degree of flexibility to align with your career aspirations as they evolve.  In this position, you'll have the opportunity to team with talented and personable professionals from Leggett & Platt, Microsoft, and other premier Global technology partners.  

Essential responsibilities of a Help Desk Supervisor:

  • Foster a positive culture of accountability, professional growth, and continuous improvement within a Help Desk that provides outstanding customer service
  • Facilitate communication with Tier II support project teams throughout IT to ensure timely issue resolution and smooth project launches for end-users
  • Develop education plans for Help Desk employees to meet individual, department, and business goals
  • Improve IT processes by providing new and innovative ideas to increase automation, add value, and ensure quality customer service
  • Manage day-to-day activities in the Help Desk, including maintaining a schedule and distributing work to Help Desk employees, serving as an escalation point for end user requests, and documenting troubleshooting issues in technical knowledge base.

A few things you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in a professional work environment 
  • Experience leading teams, including training, development, facilitation, and mentorship
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders at all levels
  • Professional attitude with a strong customer service mindset, commitment to meeting deadlines, and ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in Windows 10, Windows 7, and Microsoft Office Suite

Things we consider a plus:

  • High-level experience with Microsoft 365 products (Dynamics AX, Dynamics 365, O365)
  • High-level experience with Active Directory Administration
  • Knowledge of business management standards (e.g., accounting, budgeting, purchasing)
  • Certification in Project Management
  • Knowledge of instructional design standards and/or skillset

Reasons you’ll love it here: 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.

How to learn more about us: For a fun glimpse into our company, visit Life@Leggett and look inside everyday work life! You can also see why we’re proud of our Southwest MO roots and check out how we’re different by watching this quick video.

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 145 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit

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