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Purchaser/Vendor Coordinator

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: US

Company: Leggett & Platt


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Purchasing agent/Vendor Coordinator with a keen eye for detail to buy various goods for our company. The duties will include sourcing, inventory replenishments, building a network of reliable vendors and service providers, completing OFAC checks and setting up new vendors in our systems along with serving as a backup for other office functions. You should have stellar communication skills, good organizational skills along with office software skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). 


To be successful, you will need to juggle multiple responsibilities at once and make important decisions.



Purchaser Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research on potential products, vendors, and services, comparing price., lead time and quality to ensure the best deal.
  • Liaising with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time.
  • Monitoring inventory and writing orders to refill stock.
  • Inspecting purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely.
  • Updating all records of purchased products.
  • Writing reports on purchases made and performing cost analyses.
  • Complete OFAC checks.
  • Set up New vendors and make changes as needed to existing vendors in our system.



Purchaser Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Practical experience with purchasing software.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Sound research and networking skills.
  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.



Who we are and what we offer


Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, 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 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. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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