Class Code: 86469
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES –
HUMAN RESOURCES ENTERPRISE
STATE INDUSTRIES PRODUCTION COORD.
Leads two or more employees and coordinates production activities in a state industries product division or troubleshoots production control problems in a state industries plant; performs related work as required.
The Work Examples and Competencies listed are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be the primary basis for position classification decisions.
Assists a supervisor by instructing employees, answering questions and distributing, balancing and checking work; may make suggestions on appointments, promotions, performance and reassignments.
Interviews/selects residents for work in an industries product division; establishes the level of skill and competency necessary for inmates to perform various jobs in the product division and trains/assists in the training of residents in the acquisition of those skills.
Enforces institutional security rules/regulations and consults with a higher authority on security problems to develop procedures in keeping with institutional policy; restores order when disturbances occur between residents.
Observes/evaluates inmate's work performance, technical development and social adjustment and regularly reports progress to the proper institutional authority.
Provides technicians/residents with training on Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules/regulations prior to beginning work and insures they are understood and followed.
Receives/evaluates customer complaints and makes changes in methods and procedures to improve product quality.
Instructs technicians/residents in product quality and insures the amount of re-work does not exceed acceptable standards; recommends the purchase of equipment and allocation of production space.
Works with purchasing staff to insure that raw materials/capital items purchased for use in the product division meet established specifications and are cost effective; communicates with vendors to obtain needed goods and services; makes periodic sales calls on customers.
Develops new products or services and oversees the production of models/prototypes; determines if a quality product/service can be cost effectively manufactured or delivered.
Analyzes income/expense levels and adjusts procedures to improve profit margin; makes recommendations and provides alternatives to a higher authority on the division's profitability.
Assists supervisor in training of staff.
Knowledge of the complete range of technical methods, processes and procedures pertaining to the assigned product division.
Knowledge of the basic principles of supervision including the assignment and review of work and training of subordinates.
Knowledge of the purposes and functions of a correctional institution.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety measures required in an industrial setting, including the laws and rules of regulatory agencies such as OSHA and EPA.
Knowledge of quality control measures in manufacturing.
Ability to enforce disciplinary, safety, security and related policies.
Ability to instruct/train staff and inmates in all aspects of production manufacturing.
Ability to inspect and determine the quality of finished industrial products against product specifications and quality control standards.
Ability to sell state industrial products and services, resolve customer complaints and develop competitive bids on products or services offered for sale.
Ability to function effectively in an environment that includes a wide range of settings and persons (e.g., inmates, correctional officials, customers, vendors and purchasing agents).
Ability to use computer software and hardware in production manufacturing functions (e.g., materials management, production scheduling, capacity planning, computer aided design, raw material requisition, and cost assessment).
Displays high standards of ethical conduct. Exhibits honesty and integrity. Refrains from theft-related, dishonest and unethical behavior.
Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner. Committed to quality service.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with minimal supervision. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.
Responds appropriately to supervision. Makes an effort to follow policy and cooperate with supervisors.
Aligns behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization.
Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust and group identity. Fosters commitment and team spirit.
Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information. Listens to others and responds appropriately.
Experience equal to 24 months of full-time work involving the direction of employees in one of the following area related to the manufacture/delivery of Iowa State Industries products or services:
Wood Furniture Fabrication: cutting, planing, shaping, routing, gluing, staining, and assembling wood furniture.
Upholstery Fabrication: cutting patterns, sewing, stitching, tacking, gluing, and assembling fabric and foam upholstery items.
Braille Production: translation of printed documents into Literary and/or Nemeth Code Braille using the Perkins Braille writer and/or computer translation programs, thermoforming, binding, producing raised line drawings.
Graphics Arts Production: layout, proofing, darkroom operation, screen-printing, press operation (offset, duplicator, desktop publishing), binding, and cost estimating.
Chemical Formulation: mixing, blending, bottling, packaging, and labeling personal care, floor care, kitchen, laundry, and bathroom chemical products.
Sign Fabrication: blanking, shaping and forming metal, wood, and plastic into sign substrate. Application of reflective or non-reflective sheeting to substrate to produce traffic control signs.
Warehouse Operations: receiving, accounting for, storing, and disbursing raw materials, component parts, and finished products. Loading, unloading, routing, and dispatching delivery vehicles.
Service Center Operation: receiving, processing, recording and fulfilling incoming telephonic calls. Initiating, recording, and servicing outgoing calls. Responding to and servicing mailed and electronically transferred requests for information; using computers to provide services.
Industrial Safety: implementing and administering programs to assure compliance with the standards of regulatory agencies (OSHA, EPA, etc.) in manufacturing plants. Providing safety training to personnel in industrial plants.
Manufacturing Support Services and Production Control: coordinating the disbursement of raw materials and component parts to production shops; scheduling the output of production shops to assure efficient final assembly; scheduling and routing delivery of finished goods; coordinating on site installation of large projects between production, delivery, contracted vendors, and customers; inventory control; quality control; micro-graphics, or computer based production control and support.
experience equal to 24 months of full-time work involving the supervision/training of correctional residents or employees in a state industries program;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to 6 months of full-time work as a Senior State Industries Technician or 18 months of full-time work as a State Industries Technician.
Designated positions may require applicants to obtain the required Commercial Drivers License and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.
For designated positions the appointing authority, with Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise prior approval, may request those applicants possessing a minimum of twelve semester hours of education, six months of experience, or a combination of both, or a specific certificate, license, or endorsement in the following areas:
019 auto body
053 bindery work
055 blending and mixing of chemicals, drugs, feeds, fertilizers and soap
090 carpentry (finish carpentry only)
144 dry cleaning plant operation
314 industrial machine operation
315 industrial painting
316 industrial sewing machine operation
357 letter-press printing
409 personal computers
483 off-set printing
653 silk screen application and production
700 textile fabrication (commercial)
766 woodworking (finishing/refinishing of wood products; e.g., use of stains, varnishes, etc.)
Effective Date: 3/00 JG