Jost Chemical Co.
  • 22-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits, Medical, Dental, Short and long term disability, PTO, on site gym


  • Works under general supervision of the Maintenance Manager in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards
  • Maintains production and quality by ensuring proper operation of machinery and mechanical equipment


  • Perform general plant maintenance (corrective and preventive) and troubleshooting including equipment repair, electrical work, plumbing, etc.
  • May include tank service; piping; valve replacement and rebuilds; mixers/agitators/pumps; air compressors, chillers, and hot oil systems; service/repair seals, gaskets, O-rings; electrical; machine controls; machine guards and safeties
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary by Management for the betterment of Jost operations


  • High school diploma or GED.  Technical school certificate preferred.
  • Three (3)- Five (5) years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment with machine shop experience.  Welding, fabrication and electrical experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Mathematics and English comprehension
    • Machine diagnostics
    • Safety policies and procedures as well as health and environmental rules and regulations
    • Skill in:
      • Fabricating repair parts by using machine shop tools and equipment
      • Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
      • Mechanical/ hydraulic and pneumatics concepts related to manufacturing equipment
      • Organized and self-motivated
      • Reading drawings, service manuals and blueprints
      • Ability to:
        • Work in extreme cold and hot (120F) environment
        • Comprehend oral and written English instruction
        • Drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
        • Lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds
        • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 55 pounds
        • Push 102 pounds and pull 100 pounds
        • Follow established policies and procedures
        • Work independently within a team environment to assist others as needed
        • Operate and maintain wide variety of maintenance tools and equipment
        • Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
        • Adapt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
        • Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test
        • Good Work Ethic and willing to train


  • Non-Exempt


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