Jost Chemical Co.
  • 15-Sep-2015 to 30-Sep-2017 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Saint Louis, MO, USA
  • $15.50- $16.15
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical and dental insurance provided after 60 days of employment. Company-paid life insurance provided after 60 days. Paid time off after 90 days. Nine paid holidays annually.


  • Works under direct supervision of the Packaging Manager in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
  • Performs routine packaging operations of dry and liquid chemicals for storage or transport. The work process involves steps that are largely repetitive in character, requiring careful adherence to well-established instructions usually provided in operations manuals.
  • Must be available to work second or third shift. Weekend positions are also available. 


  • Tends or operates machine that packages product; starts/stops machine by engaging controls; regulates machine flow, speed, or temperature; stops/resets machine when malfunctions and clears machine jams.; adjusts machine settings and machine components for desired size or rate of product; observes machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.
  • Prepares product for packaging operation in most efficient way to ensure continuous operation.
  • Stocks packaging material; organizes workspace (setup and teardown) efficiently.
  • Tests and evaluates product and verifies product weight or measurement to ensure quality standards.
  • Inspects and removes defective product and packaging material, separating rejected items.
  • Secures finished packaged items by hand tying, sewing, or attaching fastener.
  • Attaches identification labels to finished packaged items; completes packaging batch records for items packaged; counts and records finished and rejected packaged items.
  • Palletizes finished packaged items or packs items in cartons or containers.
  • Cleans, assembles, and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment using hand tools.
  • Operates hand truck or fork lift.
  • Enhances site safety.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of:

  o Mathematics and English comprehension (Basic level)
  o Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods (Basic level)
  o Safety, health and environmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures

  • Skill in:

  o Troubleshooting and product inspection
  o Operation control and monitoring
  o Equipment maintenance and light repair
  o Management of material resources

  • Ability to:

  o Work in extreme cold and hot (120 F) environment
  o Comprehend oral and written English instruction
  o Lift 55 pounds and drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
  o Follow established policies and procedures
  o Operate and maintain chemical processing equipment
  o Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
  o Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
  o Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test

FLSA: Non-exempt



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