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Senior Buyer-Capital Equipment

Date: Jun 5, 2022

Location: ON, CA

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated


We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a Senior Buyer-Capital Equipment (Internally called Senior Buyer, Investments) to join our growing Automotive Team in Windsor, ON. We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents. Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.


In this role, you will report to the Director – N.A Procurement and Global Logistics and will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and negotiating with supplier to maximize the company’s position on price, delivery, and quality.


If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to showcase your expertise, we want you!


What will you be doing?

  • Identify new cost reduction initiatives
  • Champion cost reduction initiatives with suppliers and L&P contingency department
  • Member of the Cost Reduction Committee and VA/VE, and L&P task team
  • Perform cost analysis considering both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Able to perform Make vs Buy independently
  • Assist in summarizing cost savings
  • Identify new areas to support communization of parts and consolidation of supply base
  • Provide accurate components costs to the quotation process for bill of material parts
  • Provide support to all departments
  • Able to develop strategies for commodities
  • Knowledge of at least two major commodities
  • Support implementation of business system as required
  • Assists in preparing annual budget for the department



We’re looking for someone with:

  • University degree in business, engineering, or supply chain management
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in purchasing within an ISO/IATF16949 manufacturing environment
  • SCMP/CPP designation
  • Able to read ASM drawings/prints
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Windows, Excel, Word, BPCS


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.


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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