Maintenance Inventory Clerk (Springfield, MO)

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Vital Farms – Maintenance Inventory Clerk (Springfield, MO)

The Maintenance Inventory Clerk working C Shift (Thursday 12:00pm-6:00pm and Friday-Sunday 6:00am-6:00pm (Weekend Days - 40 hours) plays a crucial role in ensuring efficient inventory control and availability of supplies required for the smooth functioning of our Egg Central Station facility in Springfield, MO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help build a best-in-class team by implementing inventory control best practices and transforming the way we do business.
  • Partner with vendors for formal quotes, lead-time, and delivery information.
  • Expedites past-due or urgent orders as necessary.
  • Use computer systems to process all necessary maintenance transactions.
  • Perform administrative functions such as typing, filing, and maintaining detailed records.
  • Uses database programs to generate custom queries and reports. Checks the accuracy of computer printouts, reports, and calculations.
  • Answer inquiries and provide clear information to supervisors and managers regarding the status of orders, the inventory management system or procedures.
  • Kit parts for upcoming job tasks and projects.
  • Act as an owner and use your knowledge and skills to make suggestions and to support other projects and teams to help propel our business forward!


  • Minimum 2-4 years of plant maintenance, inventory and/or procurement experience in the CPG/Food & Beverage industry.
  • Experience developing and scaling processes and systems to support fast paced business growth.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get into the details as well as think and execute strategically.
  • Strong technical skills and a keen eye for detail coupled with negotiating and influencing skills for sourcing aftermarket parts used on existing equipment.
  • An analytical mindset, but also the ability to apply art with science.
  • Ability to contribute individually and through a team of people.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; highly organized
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Ability to work in a fluid, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and systems.

What We Bring to the Table

  • Great pay & benefits- $22.00 per hour (C Shift differential $1.50=$23.50)
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, and life
  • 4-hour paid time off accrual every paycheck
  • 3% 401k contribution starting on day
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Learning and Development team dedicated to your growth
  • Weekly crew lunch & snacks
  • Dedication to your safety at work
  • Free eggs
  • Fun team swag
  • Air-conditioned facility with lots of natural light
  • Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
  • Work in a mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at .