Maintenance Parts/Inventory Clerk

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.


Under the supervision of the Maintenance Superintendent, the Maintenance Parts/Inventory Clerk is responsible for ordering parts, components, materials, and supplies as well as maintaining inventory in support of machine maintenance practices and plant equipment operations. Is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Locates and provides parts and components to maintenance or production personnel; provides information of parts availability or estimated delivery schedules.
  • Performs receiving duties, to include verification of items received, vendor billing and proper storage according to shop procedures and standards.
  • Orders parts as required, and performs tracking activities, i.e., following up on status of back order items, contacting vendors.
  • Maintains updated parts and components ordering catalogs; operates department automated inventory ordering and tracking system.
  • Maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.
  • Issues supplies, parts and equipment, as needed, to maintenance or production personnel.
  • Ensures that inventory on-hand balances are maintained.
  • Prepares and forwards or files documentation and paperwork associated with assigned duties, i.e., purchase orders, parts requests, work orders, receivers, and packing lists.
  • May retrieve and deliver parts or vendor supplies when items are out of stock.
  • Performs routine parts, components, materials and supplies inventory according to established schedules or as directed by supervisor.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with vendors, maintenance or production personnel and other related administration personnel, i.e., supervisor, purchasing staff, or plant manager.
  • Inputs and updates work orders and other valid information in and out of a preventative maintenance work order program.
  • Ability to operate forklift and any other equipment required to perform duties as assigned.
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to operate forklift and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Communication Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and/or customers/vendors.
  • Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills: Must be able to operate a personal computer plus related software and other various standard office machines and equipment necessary to complete duties.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class C).
  • Regular attendance is required.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move items weighing between 51 to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Regular attendance is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)


This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Stockton