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Supply Chain Analyst

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is a diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs, and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found in most homes and automobiles. The 137-year-old company founded in 1883 with 2017 sales of $4.0 billion, is comprised of 15 business units and 140 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries.


Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. manufacturer of a) bedding components; b) automotive seat support and lumbar systems; c) components for home furniture and work furniture; d) carpet cushion; e) adjustable beds; f) high-carbon drawn steel wire; and g) bedding industry machinery.


Adjustable Bed Group:

L&P Adjustable Bed Group is part of the Bedding Segment. We strive to meet the ever-changing requirements of the industry. We manufacture in North America with facilities in the US and Mexico. Through our design and manufacturing we enable individualized comfort in the bedroom – whether asleep or awake – to promote better health and well-being.


The Supply Chain Analyst at Leggett & Platt is a hands-on position that requires someone to work tactically with a large volume of data. The focus of this role is to develop and implement KPI’s, develop tools to aid in Supply Chain decisions, and utilize data to support key initiatives.  


The Supply Chain Analyst has responsibility to:   

  • Examine workflow and utilize analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and streamline business processes and enhance supply chain processes
  • Mine data and conduct analysis to understand and illustrate best practices in stock placement optimization, process development, and developing various logistic plans in order to enhance the distribution of goods
  • Design, maintain, analyze supply chain metrics
  • Communicate raw material shortages to purchasing – follow up daily until answers are received
  • Execute and maintain ad hoc analysis across the Supply Chain Organization
  • Work cross functionally to define the assumptions, query the data, build the models and align stakeholders on the process for analyzing data and developing summaries of actionable information
  • Support existing demand forecasting, inventory and production planning processes, learning existing models, and practices
  • Gather and integrate relevant data quickly and adapt existing plans to new information
  • Support collaboration efforts across functions and manage initiatives and projects from ideation to execution


Minimum qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Mathematics, Data Science, Business, or related field preferred
  • 3-5+ years of industry experience in data analysis and developing business cases
  • 2+ years’ experience in dashboarding, data visualization, and reporting
  • 2+ years’ experience in SQL and manipulating large data sets in a database
  • Advanced proficiency in SQL, ETL, data modeling, and working with “Big Data”
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excited to learn new technologies and analytical methodologies relating to business intelligence and data analysis
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to translate ambiguous business requirements into complex analyses and actionable insights
  • A deep understanding of metrics, reporting tools, and data structures
  • Experience in MRP environment strongly preferred
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work on projects in groups or independently
  • Ability to align with forward vision and proactively seek solutions to achieving vision


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