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Director of Global Supply Chain and Sustainability, Leggett and Platt, Remote, USA

Director of Global Supply Chain and Sustainability, Leggett and Platt, Remote, USA
Posted on: 5/23/2023

Director of Global Supply Chain and Sustainability, Leggett and Platt, Remote, USA

Location: REMOTE, US
Company: Leggett & Platt
We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Director of Global Supply Chain & Sustainability to help support our Work Furniture business. We design, develop, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in the work and home furniture industry.  From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, Leggett & Platt Work Furniture Group brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality products.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As the Director of Global Supply Chain & Sustainability, you will be responsible for developing a supply strategy that aligns with the overall business strategy. This will involve leading supplier sustainability and compliance capability efforts, as well as coordinating purchases of like-items across the business unit. In addition, you will be responsible for sourcing and qualifying vendors for these purchases, negotiating the best possible cost and quality for the sourced items, and managing raw material inventory days of inventory (DIO) in collaboration with the operations team.

So, what will you be doing as Director of Global Supply Chain & Sustainability?

Leading the direction of sustainability and compliance efforts for the global supply network and branch purchasing.
Developing and directing supplier diversity initiatives to support the strategic direction of the WF Group.
Negotiating pricing, quality, lead times, and other terms with key mutual vendors.
Leading the search for strategic new vendors in collaboration with branch purchasing.
Leading vendor negotiations and collaborating with L&P Legal to establish strategic supply agreements.
Collaborating with L&P corporate purchasing and cross-business unit purchasing as needed.
Leading the sourcing of new products as required by the Innovation and Commercialization teams.
Assisting the Work Furniture Business Unit President, VP of Operations, or VP of Seating Innovation with strategic projects as necessary.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred – a degree majoring in Supply Chain Management is also valued.
At least 5 years of experience in supply chain or vendor management, with a demonstrated progression of responsibility.
Previous experience in multi-site and/or large-scale manufacturing environments is preferred.
A deep understanding of stage-gate project management is essential.

What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.

Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.
Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.

Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!
We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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