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Project Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking an experienced Project Manager to manage large-scale complex project(s) within the Program Management Organization. This has the options to be a hybrid role.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Defining the timeline, and scope of the project in collaboration with Sales, Product Development, Operations, and Supply Chain, including but not limited to chartering, scoping, timeline development, team meetings, gate reviews, status reporting, issue resolution, and risk mitigation.
  • Monitoring the progress of the project using the appropriate tools and project management techniques and making changes as necessary.
  • Establishing a communication schedule to update stakeholders and management in the organization on the progress of the project.
  • Reviewing the action items/tasks, and deliverables with the project team on a regular basis to ensure it meets the project standards and customer requirements.
  • Ensuring that all project information is appropriately documented and secured and available for review.
  • Determining the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Designing, communicating, and implementing a detailed timeline/project plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Conducting project meetings and preparing meeting notes, action items, and project status reports for management.
  • Understanding customer needs and timing to ensure project requirements are covered.
  • Ensuring timelines are created and the team is tracking to the timeline, reporting shortfalls as needed to the Steering Group/Stakeholders.
  • Managing agendas and meeting recaps/minutes to ensure all project tasks and goals are being accomplished as expected.
  • Ensuring that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks and escalates to management as needed.



A few things you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, or finance is required
  • PMP and/or Lean Sigma certifications preferred
  • 5 - 8 years’ experience managing large, complex projects, particularly those involving customer driven timelines
  • Strong project management and problem-solving ability
  • Proven ability to define and execute project timelines
  • Proven ability to influence and manage internal & external resources in a highly matrix environment
  • Proven ability to address competing priorities within a single project with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills needed to communicate with all levels of the organization, including international sites and time zones
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project programs
  • Travel as needed (less than 10%)


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 glimpse into who we are, how we got here, and what makes us different, take a look at our careers site and everyday Life at Leggett.


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 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company.


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