MO Project: Contextual Branding

Vocational Enterprises Analyst

  • Vocational Enterprises Analyst
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$41,208.00 – $65,544.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,717.00 – $2,731.00
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This is professional work in research, analysis, development, coordination, and implementation of new products and services in the Missouri Vocational Enterprises (MVE) Program of the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Job Duties

Collects data from various sources on new or existing products or services; uses JD Edwards (JDE) planning software to determine feasibility for incorporating products into the MVE Program by analyzing impacts on production, costs, and the workforce.

Develops bills of material forms, instructions, and samples for factory usage.

Assigns and categorizes JDE numbers for raw materials, finished goods, and purchased parts.

Enters and evaluates bills of materials information on new product releases.

Prepares and maintains detailed reports concerning projected sales potentials, machinery and equipment costs, and inventory estimates for new products and services.

Develops and reviews mechanical and product designs for proposed or existing products.

Reviews recommendations submitted by the MVE Program Advisory Board, conducts preliminary investigations, and develops preliminary specifications.

Provides JDE technical assistance and training to factory personnel.

Participates in the establishment of new industry or service operations.

Maintains resource materials and publications.

Receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of the quality of services performed.

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. 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 Factory Manager II, Service Manager II, or Production Specialist I (Corrections) with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Marketing, Economics, Business or Public Administration, Industrial Management, or Mechanical or Industrial Engineering; and,

Two or more years of experience as a market analyst.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

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 principles and techniques of market research and analysis.

Comprehensive knowledge of materials, methods, processes, and equipment utilized in manufacturing or service operations in a vocational enterprises setting.

Ability to determine product costs, equipment layout, and utilization of labor.

Ability to develop specifications and evaluate reliability of sources of materials and services.

Ability to prepare working plans and reports.

Ability to collect and evaluate data on new or existing products.

Ability to develop and review mechanical and product designs.

Ability to train factory staff.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the general public.

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