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4 Jan 2023

Full-Time Forecast & Demand Specialist

Leggett & Platt – Posted by mary.shelato Georgetown, Kentucky, United States

Job Description

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Forecast & Demand Specialist within our Customer Service team to help support our Adjustable Bedding business.  Did you know we have been revolutionizing the sleep industry since 1883?  That’s right!  In fact, we hold the original patent on a spiral steel coil bed spring, filed way back in 1885.  Since then, we have been an industry leader in guaranteeing you get the best sleep possible.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

As a Forecast & Demand Specialist you will have the opportunity to ensure operational excellence through managing customer demand vs. forecast. The team you will be working with is supportive, and values open communication.

So, what will you be doing as a Forecast & Demand Specialist?

  • Monitor open customer orders and related reporting to ensure materials and finished goods are able to meet customer demand.
  • Monitor inventory, product shortages, and component issues.
  • Communicate with Customer Service Representatives and Sourcing on issues related to customer forecasts or product/part shortages.
  • Work with Production Schedulers across all branches to ensure product is produced in time to meet customer demand.
  • Own and update the Demand Management Tool daily.
  • Complete necessary departmental reporting as required by L&P policies.


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

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Excel skills (expert level)
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Excellent two-way written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand and help others through complex problems involving systems and processes
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Data entry ability with adaptability to use multiple databases
  • Ability to maintain high degree of ownership and accountability
  • Independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance
  • High level of detail orientation

Things we consider a plus:

  • 2 year degree
  • 2-5 years experience in Customer Service, Account Management, or Forecasting


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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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.


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