Supply Planning Analyst

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Supply Planning Analyst within our Bedding Group.  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.


This is an opportunity to join a team responsible for the supply planning in one of the largest and most profitable divisions of our Fortune 500 company. Our challenge is to analyze customer demand and formulate the best responses and solutions to meet those requirements.


What you will be doing as Supply Planning Analyst:

  • Analyze historical and current production performance data to evaluate capacity.
  • Develop Operational Run Sequencing plans in a cellular manufacturing environment to optimize scheduling, improve efficiency and reduce manufacturing lead times.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to optimize finished goods and raw materials inventory levels, based on lead times, demand variability, and production capacity.
  • Work with manufacturing facilities to develop production plans, across multiple sites to level-load production and maintain acceptable finished goods levels.
  • Ability to understand customer demand variability and adjust production plans for near term fluctuations.
  • Forecast raw materials requirements to meet production demand and maintain acceptable inventory levels.
  • Develop, maintain, and report key performance indicators related to inventory management, production performance and supply plan accuracy.  Make recommendations and/or act as appropriate to improve performance.
  • Examine current processes to identify shortcomings and implement or recommend improvements to drive out waste.

To be successful in this role, you'll needooking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Finance or related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience in L&P manufacturing planning can be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Knowledge of US Spring Bedding products and manufacturing equipment, as well as, working experience with Demantra, LPCS and CLP are a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze large and multi-dimensional data sets using Excel, Power Query and other analysis tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all cross functional teams, including operations, procurement, sales, demand planning, new product development and finance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal & written) required.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to challenging and changing priorities.
  • Experience in MRP environment is advantageous. 


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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