Farwest Steel - Production Assistant

Company: Farwest Steel

Position: Production Assistant (Bay 8), Eugene

Shift: Swing & Graveyard Shifts


Purpose of the Position:

To process orders cut on the burning machines and assist in other areas of the warehouse as needed while following all safety policies and procedures. Perform clean up duties as needed to maintain safe and organized work area throughout the shift.


Major Duties:

  • Identify parts associated with a specific order, process parts and clean up per instructions on the work order using grinders and hand tools. Follow the parts processing six step procedures. 

  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and related shifts.

  • Stack parts on pallets or in bundles and mark with pertinent information from the work order, for delivery or storage.

  • Remove small cut parts from the burning tables by hand when needed.

  • Identify all questionable quality issues and present them for review by the supervisor to ensure that customer expectations are met on every order.

  • Load and unload vehicles including inbound deliveries and customer will calls, while representing the highest standard of a Farwest Steel employee.

  • Sort some parts and put in tubs, then take the parts to the processing area.

  • Forklift operation at times along with some jib crane and overhead crane operation.

  • Additional duties as assigned by lead/supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Continuous mental and/or visual attention to work tasks is required to monitor safety conditions the production process, attention to important details of the process of parts preparation and delivery to Customers.

  • Warehouse training or prior experience of at least 12 months preferred.

  • Must be able to read and write in English to be able to follow written instructions and record work activities performed. 

  • Math ability to figure piece counts and read a tape measure etc. including converting decimals to fractions and vise versa. 


Interested candidates should fill out an internal job interest form and give to Juniper Thompson in the Eugene office, or email juniper.thompson@farweststeel.com    


Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.