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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maintenance Parts Clerk in Chesapeake, Virginia

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


The Maintenance Parts Clerk is responsible for providing accurate and timely service in the issuing of parts, tools, lubricants and consumables to the plant's internal customers. Maintain the security and accuracy of the parts room inventory.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verify packing slips with received materials, update the Maximo system, and report discrepancies to Management.

  • Monitor stock levels and generate purchase request to management to maintain required inventories.

  • Document all Issues into the computerized Inventory control system. Generate usage reports to Management as required.

  • Contact suppliers to expedite or order parts during non-regular business hours to meet customer needs.

  • Maintain files of PO's and Packing slips to meet company requirements.

  • Ensure the accuracy of the Inventory system using random and scheduled Cycle Counts.

  • Assist other departments by holding stock and non-stock items for designated Work Orders or Projects.

  • Work with Purchasing and Maintenance to evaluate materials to insure quality standards.

  • Work with Maintenance to continually find ways to reduce Inventory levels.

  • Pick up material from local vendors as needed

  • Inspect equipment as required

  • General warehouse/office housekeeping

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • 1 to 3 years of experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of standard software applications

  • Inventory Control System (Maximo) experience

  • Prepare reports and communicate to management.

  • Communicate with vendors and shippers to insure accurate and timely deliveries.

  • Basic Math and Reading Skills

  • Must have a valid driver's license

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the facility to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Required to travel to vendor and other Perdue locations. Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment. Able to operate a motor vehicle. Travel to other Perdue facilities occasionally as a back-up in other parts rooms.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.