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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Continuous Improvement Manager in Carthage, Missouri

Continuous Improvement Manager


Date:Mar 26, 2019

Location:Carthage, MO, US

Company:Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Incorporatedis seeking an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to join our Operations Services Team. This person will participate on teams across the company to assist our businesses with the implementation of Lean Principles in manufacturing and administrative processes. The successful candidate will have a solid background and knowledge of Lean and have a successful record of leading Lean Implementations. This position is currently located in Carthage, MO but flexible to other locations.


  • Training team members in Lean principles and other CI tools

  • Consultation and Facilitation of Lean roll-outs and CI projects

  • Coaching proper use of principles and tools with hands-on implementation assistance

  • Coaching Root Cause Analysis

  • Facilitate and Coach Rapid Continuous Improvement events (Kaizen blitz)

  • Perform Value Stream Mapping and Root Cause Analysis


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering related field; MBA preferred

  • Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing environment with a successful track record of Lean operations, business and manufacturing processes

  • Lean Manufacturing experience (Continuous Flow, Heijunka, Problem Solving)

  • Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to Travel both domestically and internationally – Up to 50%

The Continuous Improvement Manager must work well with managers and employees at all levels of the organization, demonstrate excellent communication and team building skills, as well as have a passion for problem-solving and continuous improvement. This position offers exciting opportunities for an intelligent, motivated person to develop within an S&P 500 company and work directly on multiple projects covering a wide array of complex issues.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, 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 company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visitwww.leggett.com.

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