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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Product Development Project Manager in Carthage, Missouri

Product Development Project Manager


Date:Nov 20, 2020

Location:Carthage, MO, US

Company:Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Product Development Project Manager to be responsible for successfully managing, coordinating, and ensuring timely completion and implementation of projects for our Adjustable Bed Group. Based in Carthage, Missouri, this role serves as a facilitator between the various functions of the Group to execute a plan and ensure proper communication and organization of tasks, timelines, resources, and people.

What you’ll do

  • Manage meetings, coordinating efforts to meet identified timeline and quality expectations

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope to meet evolving needs and requirements

  • Identity potential shortfalls, and devise contingency plans to minimize Company exposure and risk as related to projects

  • Communicate with stakeholders about project deliverables and status

  • Communicate with stakeholders if deliverables cannot be attained and determine next steps

  • Effectively balance and direct assigned efforts in a rapid growth environment based on identified customer and Group expectations

  • Maintain and update documentation to ensure compliance with our standards

Minimum Qualifications

  • Project management experience, ideally in a team-oriented environment

  • Product development experience, ideally producing tangible deliverables

  • Mechanical and technical aptitude

  • Proven ability to manage timelines and coordinate team efforts to achieve goals

  • Software proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Management or related field

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience will be considered

  • Zoho experience helpful

This position requires a highly organized self-starter with excellent analytical and communication skills. You will be required to multi-task and regularly adapt to competing demands for your time. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills in a growing, fast paced, professional environment.

Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. Our corporate campus also has a fitness center, on-site cafeteria and mail services, and access to a

scenic walking trail.

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 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:lifeatleggett.com

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market:Joplin