Jost Chemical Co.
  • 08-Jan-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Operations
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • $18.50 - $25.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Chemical Line Operator 12 Hour Rotating Evening Shifts- $ 18.50 - $ 28.00/hour

We're seeking ambitious, hard-working talent for the Jost Production Team!


Are you looking for a career at a fast-paced environment, where your hard work and dedication will pay off? Are you a team player, who sets goals in order to get the job done and would like to use your skills to grow with a great company?


Then, this Chemical Line Operator position is right for you!

Founded in 1985, Jost Chemical is a global leader in the manufacture of high purity mineral salts for the nutritional, pharmaceutical and specialty markets. Expansion, growth of capabilities, and investment in people, lab and production equipment have been a part of Jost's company culture for 35 years. To learn more about Jost Chemical please visit

Chemical Line Operator

$ 18.50 - $ 28.00/hour

Full time hourly, Guaranteed every other weekend off

Week 1: Off-Wednesday & Thursday, Work- Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (48 hours-8 hours overtime)

Week 2: Work- Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday (36hours). Every other weekend off!

Our offer:

  • Shift Differential
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance after 60 days.
  • 3% Safe Harbor contribution to your 401K.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Employees eligible after 90 days of continuous employment.
  • 9 Company Paid Holidays (72 hours) each year.
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Foot Protection- annual allowance for all laboratory, maintenance and production employees.
  • 24-hour access to our free, on-site fitness center.
  • We provide Individual development, on-the-job training, and development programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Jost Chemical is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. We consider applicants, and make all employment decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the chemical manufacturing industry.




Chemical Line Operator 12 Hour Rotating Evening Shifts

Performs routine to complex line operations of dry and liquid chemicals to produce high purity specialty minerals in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards. The work process involves steps that are repetitive to unique in character, requiring careful adherence to well-established instructions usually provided in operations manuals, as well as independent discretion and judgment on higher level lines.

Core Tasks

  • Adjusts controls to regulate temperature, pressure, feed, and flow of dry and liquid chemicals, and times of prescribed reactions, according to knowledge of equipment and processes.
  • Monitors gauges, recording instruments, or products to ensure that specified conditions are maintained.
  • Inspects equipment or units to detect leaks and malfunctions, shutting equipment down if necessary.
  • Cleans, assembles, and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment using hand tools.
  • Draws samples of products at specified stages for analyses by others
  • Retrieves, measures, and adds raw materials to reaction tanks according to product specifications.
  • Palletizes finished packaged items or packs items in cartons or containers.
  • Observes safety precautions to prevent accidents, fires and explosions.
  • Records operational data on process manufacturing data records.


Chemical mixing and blending production experience a plus.      

Knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

Ability to:

  • Comprehend oral and written English instruction
  • Follow established policies and procedures
  • Operate and maintain chemical processing equipment
  • Work in extreme cold and hot (120 F) environment
  • Lift 55 pounds and drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
  • Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
  • Climb, stand, and work at heights of up to 20 ft
  • Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test
  • Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs

We look forward to receiving your application.



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