Warehouse Person - Beam Yard

Location: Longview, WA

Department: Steel Department

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Shift: Day Shift, Monday-Friday (weekends and overtime as needed)

Purpose of the Position: Safely and accurately fill orders with stock material or processed parts.  Load and unload trucks and rail cars.  Assist warehouse lead and operate various machines and equipment necessary to service customer needs and add value to sales.  Assist structural sales with warehouse and inventory information.

Major Duties:

  1. Pulling material, filling orders, preparing material for delivery, including heat number traceability with an emphasis on safety while enhancing customer satisfaction through accuracy, timeliness and product quality.  
  2. Efficiently move material from trucks and railcars, restocking racks utilizing Farwest procedures and equipment to protect personal and material quality
  3. Assist warehouse lead in preparing parts for packaging and delivery per customer requirements and safe transport. Ability to operate all machines in the warehouse.
  4. Must be able to safely operate a forklift with a minimum capacity of 36,000# in the movement of wide flange beam and other structural products up to 65’ in length.
  5. Required maintenance and safety duties that include attending safety and production meetings and constant monitoring of tools and equipment that insure safe operation and minimal down time.
  6. Assist will call customers by filling and loading their material in a professional manner.  Assist sales staff with warehouse and inventory questions and issues.


  • Basic understanding of warehouse functions and equipment operation.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and writing in English.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with others in our company and treat our employees and customers with respect, courtesy and tact
  • Perform routine office support, understand written and oral instruction, and perform basic mathematical calculations.

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Farwest is a drug free workplace.  

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