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Business Analyst

Date: Nov 29, 2021

Location: Troy, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a Business Analyst to join our growing Automotive Team in Troy, MI.  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 global role, you will report to the Product Line Manager and will have the opportunity to put your analytical skills to the test by providing insight and sharing critical business information to support both P&L management and growth opportunities within the Automotive Business Unit.


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


What will you be doing?

  • Working in concert with the Product Line Manager of the product line group, you will provide data-driven basis for business decisions by collecting and analyzing information on KPIs, risks and opportunities. You will create insights into different scenarios, options and impacts.
  • The business decisions to prepare for include among other things
    • Pricing for products and services
    • Potential production relocations or production automations
    • Make or buy decisions
    • Investments in product developments, Engineering changes and Capital Expenditures
  • For this you will collaborate effectively with many colleagues in our branches around the globe and across all functions to contribute towards:
    • Our P&L management to achieve the product line group’s Annual Operating Plan
    • Finding and realizing growth opportunities to achieve our Strategic planning targets
  • You will be part of the global product business team in which you will prepare and facilitate team meetings and follow up on action items


We’re looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Business or Finance helpful.
  • 5+ years of work experience, minimum of 2 year within an industrial environment of the automotive industry
  • 2+ years of work experience within business analysis or financial planning and analysis role or as a program manager for product development programs
  • Work experience in international collaboration


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 company consists of more than 20,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 24 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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