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98460 40 CS J2 C 999-99 01/01/2019
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05/01/1977 98460


DEFINITION: This is supervisory manufacturing work directing a garment factory operation at a state correctional institution.

An employee in this class is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising the work of subordinate foremen and the training of inmate workers in the methods and techniques involved in the production of a full line of outer wear clothing and uniforms for men, women, and children, Duties include establishing production standards and maintaining inventory levels. Employee is also responsible for the custody and discipline of inmates assigned to the garment factory. Work is received in the form of work orders. Supervision is received from an administrative superior through periodic conferences and an analysis of production reports.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, coordinates, and supervises the work of subordinate foremen and inmate workers engaged in manufacturing a full line of outer wear clothing and uniforms for men, women, and children.

Develops specifications and production standards; and sets priorities.

Makes periodic inspections and analyzes records and reports to insure that the proper quality and quantity of goods are produced.

Supervises subordinate foremen and inmate workers and participates in the general maintenance and repair of machinery.

Reviews the work performance of subordinates and prepares performance evaluation reports.

Confers with foremen on problems of production and recommends changes in production process to improve the quality and quantity of output.

Interprets rules, regulations, policies, and objectives of the institution to subordinates.

Requisitions and maintains inventories of raw materials, supplies, and equipment necessary for the efficient performance of the factory operation.

Approves leave, schedules personnel, and authorizes or assigns overtime.

Keeps inventory, production, and time and labor cost records and compiles periodic operating reports.

Receives grievances and complaints, conducts initial investigation into causes or conditions, discusses with employee, and resolves or recommends resolution to grievance or complaint.

Maintains order and discipline over inmate workers.

Supervises and participates in searches of inmates and work areas for contraband and insure the internal security of the factory.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the methods and techniques of the manufacturing of garments.

Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and general repair of the machinery and tools used in the garment manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the qualities and uses of the materials used in the manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions applicable to the garment manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the techniques and methods of vocational training applicable to inmate rehabilitation.

Ability to organize, coordinate, and supervise the production operations involved in the manufacturing of garments.

Ability to keep inventory, production and cost records and to interpret these records to improve operating efficiency.

Ability to supervise and instruct foremen and train inmate workers in the production operation and to teach desirable work habits.

Physical strength and agility sufficient to cope with unruly inmates.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year as a Corrections Garment Factory Foreman l;


Four years of experience in the manufacturing of garments, including two years of supervisory experience and graduation from high school;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.