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Maintenance Parts Clerk



Location: Fort Worth 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: First 



Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that can be found at national and regional restaurants, hospitals and universities, movie theatres and major retailers in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. At 15 manufacturing sites across North America, Ventura Foods creates dressings and sauces, mayonnaises, margarines, and oils that help our customers create great-tasting flavors with high-quality ingredients. Those same high-quality ingredients go into our own set of branded products, such as: Marie’s® dressings, LouAna® oils, Dean’s® dips and Gold n’ Soft® spreads. Our company is headquartered in Brea, California with operations across the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines and Singapore. Regardless of your role, function or location, at Ventura Foods, you'll be part of a supportive team dedicated to helping our customers delight their customers.

Position Summary:

Provide administrative assistance to the Maintenance department including, but not limited to the following items listed below.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform new equipment additions to JDE

Add requested parts into MRO. Maintain tracking tool and report

Organize Maintenance Documentation and Maintenance Library

Perform Critical Parts Audits for Lines and Equipment and adds to MRO as needed

Evaluates inventory levels, and originates purchase requisitions and/or purchase orders to vendors for parts and services as required. 

Perform Work Order Time Entry as needed

Serve as a Fire Watch as needed during Hot Work

Assists Maintenance Planner with Cycle Counts. Performs Parts Organization of MRO parts.  Purges out old Parts, creates and modifies Bin locations as needed.

Receive daily shippments of MRO and parts ordered into JDE / EAM system

Responsible for following all Food Safety policies, procedures and regulatory criterion including the current SQF code, Good Manufacturing Practices, and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated Preventive Controls.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent experience. 
Previous work experience; Parts Attendant, Receiver, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Knowledge and Skills:

Good understanding of Ventura EAM software including, but not limited to JDE, AS400
Excellent teamwork skills
Organizational and Computer skills are a requirement.
Must be able to follow instructions and work independently.
Must have good reasoning abilities in making work-related decisions.
Must be physically able to perform the duties of the job including lifting up to 50 lbs
Requires good hand/eye coordination.
Must have excellent math skills (decimals, fractions and percentages.)


Physical Demands:

Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.  Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance.  Additional demands may be required.


Work Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed.  May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.


Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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