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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Territory Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Territory Manager


Date:Jun 9, 2024

Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Flooring Products is searching for a Territory Manager to join our collaborative, innovative, and close-knit Midwest sales team. This position will support major markets in Eastern Kansas including Kansas City throughout Eastern Missouri including St. Louis. The position will service existing customers as well as new prospective customers. Leggett & Platt Flooring Products is the largest manufacturer of carpet cushion and hard surface underlayment in the United States.

We manufacture and distribute foam, rubber, and fiber-based flooring underlayment for residential and commercial use. Our flooring underlayment products provide support, cushioning, and noise reduction under virtually any finished flooring material in your home or business. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.

We are looking for someone who is resourceful, highly self-motivated, and strategic in their approach to servicing long-term customers and researching, qualifying, and developing prospective customers. This person will be responsible for executing a sales strategy and reporting progress to management.

This is a commission-based opportunity, offering a robust commission structure for motivated sales professionals.

So, what will you be doing as a Territory Manager?

• Assisting customers with product knowledge and training

• Representing products at trade shows and other similar functions

• Collaborating with our manufacturing facilities

• Working with our customer service team to ensure all orders are delivered as needed

• Managing account pricing

• Resolving account and credit issues

• Expanding sales

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

• High school diploma or GED with at least 2 years of successful sales experience (outside sales preferred)

• A Bachelor’s degree if no direct sales experience, preferably a Bachelor’s in a business-related field

• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

• Overnight travel as needed

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Things we consider a plus:

• Experience in flooring industry

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.

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Nearest Major Market:Kansas City