Jost Chemical Co.
  • 31-Jul-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Medical and dental insurance provided after 60 days of employment. Company-paid life insurance provided after 60 days. Paid time off after 60 days. Nine paid holidays annually.


  • Works under general direction of the Project Engineer Manager in a c-GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards
  • Broad responsibility to provide technical oversight and leadership for all phases of project planning, development and execution.


  • Plan, develop, coordinate and direct a variety of complex engineering projects (including project scope, preliminary budget, schedule, task lists, measures and goals)
  • Oversee and coordinate detailed design, layout and construction drawings, construction and installation; assist operations as necessary during project start-up
  • Prepare cost estimates and project schedules to deliver completed projects on time and within budget
  • Work closely with in-house engineering, maintenance, operations and quality departments to ensure optimal design and minimal construction interference with daily operations
  • May lead a project team in completion of a particular project (set timelines, assign work, communicate with team members, solve problems and move projects towards an on-time high quality solution)
  • Develop/ modify technical guidelines, standards, and specifications in the area of specialty
  • Design of industrial equipment support structures (structural steel) to be reviewed and approved by Structural PE
  • Design of industrial piping sizing, material specification, and weld quality inspections
  • Familiar with pipe racking hardware to support new pipe installations
  • Represent the Company in communication with other organizations to resolve questions, plan and coordinate work
  • Perform all operations according to prescribed safety principles
  • Keep abreast of new methods and developments affecting operations to recommend changes in emphasis in projects, or new projects warranted by such developments


  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Zero (0) to Five (5) or more years of project engineering experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to deliver project-based results, two (2) years of which may be substituted by and advanced degree
  • Knowledge of:
    • Theories, principles, methods and procedures of engineering (Advanced Level)
    • Mathematics and statistics (Advanced Level)
    • AutoCAD Software
    • Process and Instrumentation Diagrams nomenclature and interpretation
    • Revit 3D Software (desired)
    • MS Office software package
  • Skill in:
    • Working effectively and efficiently on multiple projects at once
    • Effective, disciplined and demonstrated documentation with attention to detail
    • Working effectively independently and in a team environment, including in-depth collaboration between development and process divisions
    • Responding to rapidly changing demands
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    • Analyze complex project engineering problems and develop safe and creative solutions to improve manufacturing operations and facilities
    • Prioritize and plan work to meet schedules and deliver quality results in the committed time period
    • Design and manage projects
    • Identify, gather, coordinate, organize and analyze data
    • Exercise judgment while being insightful, logical and methodical


  • Exempt
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