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Plant Foreman-Indiana State Prison

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  27205

Michigan City, IN, US, 46360

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.



The salary for this position starts at $28,314.

About The Job:

The Plant Foreman is responsible for supervising offender workers in performing a variety of production duties.

A Day In The Life:

The essential function of this role are as follows:

  • Supervises offender workers in the production work of assigned shop.
  • Provides on the job training to offenders in the manufacturing of products.
  • Performs or supervises the set up and maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitors quality control of work being performed and of finished goods.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:
  • Thorough knowledge of one or more of the areas of manufacturing.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment set up and maintenance.
  • Ability to teach operational skills to offenders.
  • Ability to develop production schedules and monitor quality of work.
  • Ability to resolve operational problems.
  • Ability to ensure work is performed in accordance with custody policy and procedures.
  • Ability to supervise offenders performing work that required exactness and accuracy.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Michigan City