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Project Coordinator

Date: Feb 2, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is looking for a Project Coordinator to join our International Supply Chain Compliance team in Chicago, IL. In this role, you’ll participate across key functional areas within ISCC to provide dedicated import source-to-pay program support for L&P partners and ensure excellence in those services provided.


What you’ll do

  • Consult with and inform business partners regarding international trade requirements and opportunities
  • Pre-screen and help maintain import purchase orders for Customs compliance and other trade requirements
  • Obtain information required for trade compliance activities (HTSUS classification, product valuation, vendor data, etc.)
  • Assure on-time supply of imported goods to our partner operations through PO acknowledgement and status tracking
  • Monitor for and help troubleshoot, resolve and/or escalate any supply issues
  • Work with partners to effectively address any questions or concerns relating to international Accounts Payable or Customs compliance activities
  • Help assess the effect that sourcing and supply decisions have on total business costs; collect freight, duty and other costs and prepare estimated landed cost analysis
  • Develop and maintain databases, reporting, KPI’s and metrics to measure activity, identify improvement opportunities and guide decisions
  • Create and maintain standard documentation that helps ensure overall compliance, including Standard Operating Procedures as well as guidance for internal and external partners
  • Participate in other Global Procurement projects and initiatives as needed


We’re looking for someone with:

  • Proven success in developing and maintaining collaborative business relationships
  • Superior interpersonal and persuasive skills both verbally and in writing
  • Resourceful problem-solver with a strong analytical acumen
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excel skills to perform complex formulas including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH and some IF functions
  • Experience with Access database development and query/report writing would be a plus
  • Basic SQL knowledge and experience with Power BI would also be a plus
  • Continuous Improvement mindset and ability to adapt to changing demands


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.


Who we are and what we offer


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, 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 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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Nearest Major Market: Chicago