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Purchasing Clerk

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Salisbury, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We make life more comfortable.


Leggett & Platt’s overall mission is a commitment to enhance lives – by delivering quality products, offering empowering and rewarding careers, and doing our part in bringing about a better future.


Leggett & Platt’s inventive heritage and leadership in the residential products industry span more than 130 years. As The Components People, we are the leading supplier of a wide range of products and components for all areas of life, including mattress springs and carpet cushion, as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.


From aerospace tubing and fabricated assemblies to flooring underlayment and carpet cushion, Leggett & Platt has divisions that design, manufacture, and sell a variety of products. Our reliable product development and launch capability, coupled with our global footprint, make us a trusted partner for customers in the aerospace, hydraulic cylinders, flooring, textile, and geo components industries.


Learn more about the history of Leggett:


Flooring Products


The cushion under your carpet is vital to your home's comfort – that's why Leggett & Platt's carpet cushions provide luxurious comfort and support, along with enhanced carpet appearance and longevity. Carpet pad doesn't get the marketplace attention it deserves. Few people talk about it. There just hasn't been enough education on how quality carpet pad is the source behind the comfort and added durability in your carpeting.


Learn more about Leggett & Platt Flooring Products: Flooring


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Purchasing Clerk at our Walk-On Products facility in Salisbury, North Carolina, where we manufacture carpet cushion.


What you’ll do – You will be responsible for compiling requests for materials, maintaining and establishing supplier relationships, preparing purchase orders, managing inventory for supplies used in daily operations, handling order inquiries, completing monthly inventory reports, and unloading truck deliveries of supplies as needed.


Minimum qualifications

  • Supply chain experience
  • Vendor Management
  • Good reading and math skills
  • Strong grammar and spelling
  • High School diploma or equivalate
  • Competent keyboard skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well with people
  • Well organized
  • Good on-time attendance
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be able to change from one task to another frequently



Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ experience in purchasing
  • Ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail, and database software
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to maintain complex records and files


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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