Inventory Control Manager - Cornhusker State Industries
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

Job Info

Cornhusker State Industries (CSI) is a diversified manufacturing and services organization that operates as a division of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS). We are building opportunities for incarcerated individuals to become productive citizens upon release by developing transferable job skills and work ethic. CSI is seeking to add a motivated inventory professional to our team. The Inventory Control Manager is responsible to oversee the requisitioning, warehousing, and transfer of raw materials and supplies to support business units in five NDCS facilities. Lead inventory process improvement. Complete daily cycle counts and select annual inventories. Effective communication with purchasing, sales, production, and vendors is essential.

Starting hiring rate is $19.534/hour with an additional $3/hour facility differential for hours worked.

Information about the Department can be found at: For more information call Lauren Cabanas at 402-471-1604. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call 402-479-5812.

Location: 800 Pioneers Blvd. Lincoln, NE 68502

Schedule: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 pm
Examples of Work
Support a diverse manufacturing and service organization by tracking material inventory levels, maintaining adequate quantity on hand while avoiding overstock. Orders appropriate quantities of raw materials as needed taking advantage of quantity discounts. Manage receiving process to ensure quality and accuracy. Train and supervise inmate workers and clerks. Maintain accurate raw material inventory throughout CSI shops. Identify potential suppliers and evaluate all suppliers' performance. Supervise and train offenders to assemble and package products.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: High school education plus four to six years related work experience, two of which should have been in a supervisory capacity.

PREFERRED: Diverse raw materials knowledge including wood, wood products, steel, hardware, upholstery and clothing fabrics. Experience assembling products in a manufacturing environment, using Inventory Tracking Software in a manufacturing environment, material resource planning (MRP) experience, APICS membership/ certification, physical inventory, cycle counts, warehouse management, and must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

OTHER: Applicant accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam and, at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: agency policies, rules, and regulations; quality assurance and production standards; state purchasing procedures; inventory control systems.

Ability to: train inmates in assemblies and power tool operation, read blueprints, the coordinate flow of raw materials to meet CSI production schedules, develop and maintain inventory control systems; develop and implement a quality assurance program for warehouse operations.

Knowledge of: warehouse and storage operations; inventory control; office policies and procedures; agency manufacturing and production standards; machinery and building maintenance; basic accounting practices. Ability to: plan, organize and delegate the work of subordinate staff and legal offenders; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; organize and utilize storage area.

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