Farwest Steel - Associate Buyer

Company: Farwest Steel

Position: Associate Buyer, Eugene

 Purpose of the Position:  To support the Purchasing Department by effectively sourcing non- stock material and performing various administrative duties.

Major Duties:

  • Responsible for procurement of non-stock items (buyouts) from secondary (non-mill) sources. Requires monitoring of the Unplanned Demand Report and effectively communicating with sales, shipping, vendors and accounting.

  •  Buyout purchase order entry, logistics coordination and order reconciliation.

  •  Responsible for updating inbound rail shipments (rail trace) and overseas purchase orders.  

  •  Assist Buyers in maintaining purchase order due dates, pricing and internal requisition entry.

  • Assist Purchasing Manager and Buyers within a cooperative team atmosphere.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, have a professional phone demeanor, and the ability to multi-task. 

  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and proficiency with computer programs (Excel) required.

  • Must possess basic math skills.


Interested candidates should fill out an internal job interest form and give to their supervisor for approval.  Supervisor will forward approved interest forms to Juniper Thompson in the Eugene Corporate office, or email juniper.thompson@farweststeel.com


Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.