Jost Chemical Co.
  • 09-Apr-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Production
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • $16.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Packaging Operators-All Shifts 

We're seeking ambitious, hard-working talent for the Jost Packaging 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 Packaging Operator position is right for you!

Packaging Operator-All Shifts

Position: Full time.

Our offer:

  • 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.



  • 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.


  • 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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