Jost Chemical Co.
  • 15-Jun-2022 to 15-Jul-2022 (CST)
  • Operations
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Material Handler, Line Operations - 3rd Shift

We're seeking ambitious, hard-working talent for the Jost Quality Control 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 Material Handler position is right for you!

Material Handler, Line Operations - 3rd Shift

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.

Material Handler, Line Operations


  • Works under direct supervision of the Area Manager in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating 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 and raw material, and may troubleshoot for packaging issues


  • Foresee needs to keep all production lines supplied (including in-process material, raw material)
  • Removal and storage of all in-process and packaged material
  • Maintain organization of production and in-process material areas
  • Make sure that all work in progress that is on pallets is same product, one product per pallet
  • Assist in production line set-up; may assist with cleaning duties as needed
  • Load and unload materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves; l
  • Load materials into vehicles and install strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit
  • Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move material, adjust line equipment, or reorganize storage
  • Lift heavy objects, clean work area, machines and equipment to assist operators
  • Maintain spreadsheets and log data for in process work
  • Maintain and enhance site safety, follow procedures in #713
  • Position will also unload all trucks at 8130 at dock
  • ALL material handlers should bring finished goods from 8130 to 8150 when traveling back and forth
  • Position will be back up to other position at 8150 to unload


  • 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 environmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures (Advanced level)
  • Skill in:
    • Troubleshooting and product inspection
    • Management of in process inventory control
    • Attention to detail and record-keeping
    • Experience with Excel preferred, or willingness to learn
  • Ability to:
    • Work in extreme cold and hot (120F) environment
    • Comprehend oral and written English instruction
    • Lift 55 pounds and drive fork truck 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 and overtime as needed
    • Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test

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