MO Project: Contextual Branding

Supply Manager I

  • Supply Manager I
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Annual Salary Range:
$32,400.00 – $51,468.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,350.00 – $2,144.50
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This is supervisory work directing or assisting in the overall management of warehouse/storekeeping operations.

Job Duties

Manages a warehouse/storekeeping operation of substantial size and complexity with responsibility for all inventory; supervises the stores functions and related activities as assigned.

Serves as the assistant to the designated director of warehouse/storekeeping operations with responsibility for supervising the day-to-day activities of one of the largest and most complex warehouse/storekeeping operations.

Coordinates and supervises the maintenance of all inventory control records, including a perpetual inventory of all stores in the main storeroom, a property inventory of all physical property and equipment, and other specialized inventories.

Determines optimum inventory levels; establishes reorder points and standard order size for maximum economy; prepares purchase requisitions when inventory levels reach the reorder point.

Supervises, through staff, the receiving, storing, physical property control, and retail sales sections of the warehouse/storekeeping operation.

Monitors building, ward, and/or other specialized supply rooms and records; reviews their operation to ensure maximum efficiency.

Instructs staff regarding the proper storage, rotation, and stocking of inventory; makes regular inspections to ascertain that optimal use is being made of available materials; and recommends the use of suitable items which may be available through the main storeroom.

Interviews vendor representatives to determine suitability of their products for agency or facility use and recommends the purchase of new products.

Receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Storekeeper II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Five or more years of experience maintaining inventory items and related records in a storeroom or warehouse; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of four years of the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of storekeeping methods and procedures used in the receipt, storage, delivery, and shipment of various inventory items including perishable goods.

Comprehensive knowledge of inventory methods and procedures regarding property accountability and records maintenance.

Comprehensive knowledge of purchase and requisition procedures, transportation providers, and shipment methods.

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of office organization and management, including supervision and training of personnel.

Comprehensive knowledge of computerized recordkeeping systems.

Ability to establish inventory levels and reorder points, and maintain requisition and inventory records.

Ability to plan, schedule, and assign the work of staff.

Ability to supervise and train staff in the performance of their duties.

Ability to estimate the inventory needs of departmental units.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, department heads, and vendors.

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