Jost Chemical Co.
  • 29-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Production
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time


  • Works under direct supervision of the Packaging Manger in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
  • Performs manual and clerical duties related to inspecting, storing, issuing, and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and supplies associated with in-process chemical manufacturing. Able to foresee when to stock and take away packaged material, and may troubleshoot for packaging issues.


  • Foresee needs to keep packaging rooms supplied (including in-process material, boxes, drums, tape, zipties)
  • Removal and storage of in-process and finished goods for packaging
  • Maintain organization of packaging supplies and in-process material areas; inform Crew Leaders and Packaging Manager and/or Purchasing Department when stock reaches order level
  • Assist in packaging room set-up; may assist with packaging and cleaning duties as needed
  • Load and unload materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves; load materials into vehicles and install strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools
  • Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks, or dollies to move material or reorganize storage
  • Lift heavy objects, clean work area, machines and equipment to assist operators
  • Maintain and enhance site safety, follow procedures in #713
  • Position also will back up Materials Handler to unload and load trucks at 8130 and 8150 dock
  • Maintain and turn in all packing slips from deliveries
  • Position will also back up other position to make boxes for the Packaging Department
  • ALL material handlers should bring finished goods from 8130 to 8150 when traveling back and forth
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary by Management for the betterment of Jost operations


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three (3) years of experience, manufacturing/GMP environment preferred
  • Knowledge of:
    • Mathematics and English comprehension (Basic level)
    • Packaging operation and production processes (Thorough level)
    • Raw materials, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective distribution of goods (Basic level)
    • Safety, health and environment rules and regulations, policies and procedures (Advanced level)
  • Skill in:
    • Troubleshooting and product inspection
    • Attention to detail and recordkeeping
  • Ability to:
    • Work in extreme cold and hot (120F) environment
    • Comprehend oral and written English instruction
    • Drive fork lift in safe and efficient manner
    • Follow established policies and procedures
    • Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
    • Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
    • Work on weekends or overtime if needed
    • Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test
    • Squat to touch floor 10 times without assistance
    • Lifting: Graduated lift to 55 pounds in box 4" to 57"
    • Lifting: Stack 40, 55 lbs. bags within 10 minutes
    • Push at least 102 lbs. from any height.
    • Pull an average of 100 lbs. at 36"
    • Ascends/Descends vertical ladder 15 rungs (8 rungs 2 times)
    • Lifting: 30 lbs. to workers overhead extension for 1 repetition
    • Simulation of scraping movement: 20 lbs. CW/CCW for 2 minutes @ 18 ht.
    • Simulation of opening/closing a valve with cross bar at 60 ht.
    • Maneuver: 185 lbs. floor to 4" one time


  • Non-exempt
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