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Balchem Corporation, and it’s subsidiaries, offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Office Clerk

Department: Cereal - Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, NE

Maintenance Office Clerk



To make sure the maintenance department maintains adequate inventory to keep all production and packaging machinery operating at all times, while insuring that efficiency and cost effectiveness are applied in meeting these needs.


  1. Prepare and process orders, including but not limited to receiving product, tracking product and delivery information, keeping all records and verify payment information to accounts payable, as well as verify integrity of items upon receipt and handling all returns, and refunds of money. This may require additional efforts in balancing all information with financing department.
  2. Track all inventory as well as maintain the minimal required pieces for continued running of production and packaging machinery.
  3. Continually be on top of all pricing, researching for the best prices and availability, and ensuring to maintain functional and productive relationships with all vendors. Set up and work with new vendors, keeping all vendor information current and understandable for others if need be as well as accompanying vendors while on premises.
  4. Understand how to operate equipment as per operation guidelines to include safety procedures and guidelines. Understand equipment, processes, and monitoring of equipment operation.
  5. Prepare bids for scheduled maintenance and repairs. Schedule repairs for equipment off premises and on when necessary.
  6. Record and maintain accurate data on documents as necessary. Ensure all paperwork is complete in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure documentation complies with Company standards.
  7. Keep a neat, clean and orderly work setting by completing the cleaning tasks as assigned.
  8. Observe safety and security procedures, determine appropriate action beyond guidelines, and report potentially unsafe conditions.
  9. Consistently be on time to work, meetings and training sessions.
  10. Attend all Company-sponsored training events, i.e.; safety training talks and annual training sessions, targeted for continuing person growth and development.
  11. Must maintain a flexible attitude towards improvement and change.
  12. Preform other duties as assigned, including directive administrative assignments.
  13. Adhere to all Company Policies and procedures, i.e.; personnel, safety, and equipment maintenance and upkeep. Become proficient in areas of production and safety policies and procedures (accident/injury reporting, blood borne pathogens, emergency evacuation, equipment operation/maintenance, hazard communication, ladders, lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, etc.).


Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Excellent computer literacy required (Word, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn CMMS). Previous ordering, pricing and preparing of purchase orders, as well as related knowledge is highly desirable, but not necessary. Individual must be equipped with strong motivation, organization, time management, documentation, and communication skills (both orally and written). Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Individual should demonstrate strong work ethics (punctual, dependable, and trustworthy). The ability to utilize common sense and skills in completing responsibilities and operating equipment conforming to company production, personnel, and safety procedures is needed. Individual should possess the ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, to write correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customer, clients, and other employees of the organization. The ability to communicate and handle conflict in a professional manner is necessary. The ability to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit is required. Individual must be able to work overtime when required.


Individual will continually be required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, to talk and hear, and to utilize specific vision abilities including but not limited to close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to climb, balance stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl, using proper ergonomic principles, taste, smell and lift up to 50 pounds.


Individual will operate equipment, including but not limited to computers, drafting equipment and instruments involving scientific meters and measuring devices. The ability to distinguish colors is required.


SensoryEffects® Cereal Systems requires anyone working in the plant or entering the plant to adhere to the personal protective equipment policies and procedures. All personal protective equipment furnished must be worn by all employees when required or needed to perform proper and safe working conditions.

Individual may rarely be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, work in extreme heat (non-weather), work in high noise levels and vibration. Must tolerate high temperatures. Individual may also be periodically working in high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather).



We offer:

  • Training
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance
  • 401(k) with 6% employer match
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick)
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Safety Shoes Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (must pertain to position)
  • Fitness Reimbursement Plan

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