Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Branch Manager in Tupelo, Mississippi

Branch Manager


  • Date:Nov 29, 2016

Location:Tupelo, MS, US

Company:Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Branch Manager

We are seeking a Branch Manager to join our Tupelo Sleeper facility in Tupelo, MS. The Branch Manager will have oversight of all aspects of production, P&L, and a keen focus on safety, quality and continuous improvement. To be successful, you will have to be a strategic big-picture leader who drives change while empowering others to take ownership and pride in branch operations.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Full P&L responsibility: Review income statement, analyze variances, and initiate plans to address problem areas

  • Oversee operations, safety, quality, compliance and administration

  • Manage and direct all aspects of the branch and help provide the tools to succeed in a profitable and safe manner.

  • Recruit, select, orient, train, coach, counsel, develop and the corrective action of staff

  • Build an organization of leadership and manufacturing talent to support the rapidly growing business

  • Monitor progress towards strategic plan and is responsible for meeting objectives

  • Accomplish subsidiary objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making corrections

  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards

  • Ensure compliance with applicable governmental/corporate regulations related business activities and environmental, health and safety

  • Develop and implement procedures and processes to improve productivity


  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Management preferred

  • At least 5 years of manufacturing management experience, including P&L

  • Experience managing a quality program preferred

  • Continuous Improvement training a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

We are looking for a proven leader with a strong track record in manufacturing operations management and a passion for continuous improvement. Experience with performance management, financial planning and strategy, process improvement, and quality control is required. This is an ideal opportunity for you if you are an accomplished, dedicated leader eager to make a difference in a forward-moving, highly diversified company.

Why join us? Since 1883, Leggett & Platt 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 130 manufacturing facilities throughout 19 countries. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, discount stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. Interested? For more information, please visitwww.leggett.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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