Factory Manager II

  • Factory Manager II
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  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
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Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$38,304.00 – $54,276.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,596.00 – $2,261.50
Pay Grade: 

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This is senior-level work managing and directing a large industry operation, or several smaller industry operations of the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Job Duties

Plans, directs, and supervises the activities of subordinate managers or supervisors and/or offenders engaged in an industry operation.

Ensures the proper use and operation of equipment and materials used in an industry operation.

Exercises independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction to ensure conformance with department policies and procedures.

Prepares a proposed budget for the assigned operation(s) and submits to the designated supervisor.

Initiates procurement documents to obtain raw materials and supplies; establishes stock levels and reorder points; maintains records of physical inventory of supplies and equipment.

Assigns and monitors job orders and production schedules; designates which section of the operation will be responsible for a particular task.

Computes job costs including quantity of material required for the job; prepares job reports.

Inspects work-in-progress for conformance with quality control standards and efficiency of operations.

Administers a graded-wage program for offender workers with promotions, demotions, and performance evaluations; maintains time and payroll records on offender workers.

Confers with classification and/or custody staff regarding assignment of offender workers; serves as a member of the adjustment board.

Prepares shipping and billing documents for products shipped.

Develops specifications for new equipment that will meet industry operation requirements.

Inspects work areas to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained.

Consults with subordinate managers or supervisors regarding special orders, production problems, schedules, and delivery dates; issues formal instructions as required.

Inspects raw materials received to determine if they meet quality standards.

Confers with customers, vendors, and others regarding problems, improvement of present products, and development of new products.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 

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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.)

One or more years of experience as a Factory Manager I or Service Manager I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


Four or more years of experience in a manufacturing field (e.g., furniture upholstery and refinishing, chemical products manufacturing, furniture manufacturing, shoe manufacturing, clothing manufacturing, metal fabrication, engraving, chair manufacturing and assembly, etc.), including two or more years in a line supervisory or management capacity; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Industrial Management, or a closely related field may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required general 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 the equipment, materials, processes, and practices utilized in an industry operation.

Comprehensive knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the necessary precautionary measures to be taken in an industry operation.

Comprehensive knowledge of basic management principles and practices utilized in an industry operation.

Intermediate knowledge of general supervision techniques, training, and evaluation of staff.

Intermediate knowledge of inventory management and procurement procedures.

Ability to interpret and modify patterns, blueprints, and specifications.

Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of others.

Ability to prepare time and material estimates, and maintain records.

Ability to analyze production problems and recommend improved techniques and procedures.

Ability to organize and direct the training of offenders.

Ability to detect substandard quality of raw materials and products.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, offenders, customers, and others.

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