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Program Manager

Date: Jul 2, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Program Manager within our Adjustable Bed Group in Carthage, Missouri. This rapidly growing division is a premier provider of adjustable bed sleep systems, and we are looking for someone to coordinate and manage specific programs and new product launches to help us continue this growth. If you can keep projects on track while building positive relationships internally and externally, you might be a great fit. This position will be based out of our Carthage, Missouri office.



  • Liaise between product development, sales, sourcing, and operations for new customer programs and new product development
  • Manage detailed launch plans on all new major programs, including product definition and overall development to launch timelines, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and summarizing project progress.
  • Manage program changes with sales, engineering, and operations.
  • Develop project scopes, project charters, and objectives to ensure on-time completion, measuring performance with appropriate tools and techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of project and management experience.
  • Project management experience in a manufacturing or product development setting
  • Experience moving multiple projects forward at the same time
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, basic engineering concepts, business management, materials management, and accounting.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and 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 145 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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