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Project Engineering Manager-Chemical Manufacturing
Jost Chemical Co. Saint Louis, MO
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Project Engineering Manager-Chemical Manufacturing

Jost Chemical Co.
Saint Louis, MO
Expired: November 29, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $70 to $77 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Project Engineering Manager-Chemical Manufacturing

We're seeking an ambitious, hard-working Project Engineering Manager to lead the Jost Engineering Team!

Are you looking for a career at a fast-paced environment, where your hard work and dedication will pay off? Are you a leader and 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 Project Engineering Manager position is right for you!

Project Engineering Manager-Chemical Manufacturing

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.
  • Up to 4% Discretionary Match to your 401k.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Employees eligible first day of 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 general direction of the CEO/President in a c-GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
  • Collaborates with the Senior Leadership Team on strategic business decisions.
  • Experience in facility design requirements to meet cGMP and a variety of food safety standards (e.g. FSSC, GFSI, HACCP).
  • Leads Project Engineering team in delivery of complex and challenging projects.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing project timing and strategies, managing budgets and timelines, and driving the successful completion of projects.


Management Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the project engineering team to deliver successful projects by defining the scope and deliverables and leading team to complete projects within budget and defined timelines.
  • Monitor project progress, identify and mitigate project risks, and make necessary adjustments to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Develop and manage project budgets and timelines, and report on project status and progress to all stakeholders monthly and quarterly.
  • Oversee project assignments for direct reports by coordinating with Engineering Leads to guide accountability and support for successful project completion.
  • Develop and deliver annual employee reviews and provide constructive feedback to support the professional development of all team members.
  • Review, track and approve all department spending.
  • Manage relationships with contractors and vendors, ensuring their compliance with project requirements and timelines.
  • Communicate capital expenditure plans with the Maintenance team both formally and informally.
  • Ensure compliance in food safety (FSSC), HACCP, and/or GFSI guidance and how it relates to facility design and improvements. Develop improvement and expansion plans to meet ever evolving standards.
  • Support Quality Assurance efforts as a food safety SME and assist in developing, reviewing and approving new policies, procedures, standards, and validation documentation.

High Level Strategic Responsibilities
  • Lead efforts to develop and drive the short and long-term strategic plan for Jost.
  • Develop and implement project strategies, plans, and schedules in collaboration with other departments, stakeholders, and in alignment with the company's strategic plans.
  • Develop company-wide capital expenditure plan aligned with the strategic goals of the company including Jost's overseas manufacturing facility and other major capital investments.
  • Develop and manage department spending budgets and timelines.
  • Report on budget spending status to the Leadership Team at quarterly board meetings.
  • Implement a multi-phase, multi-year project implementation plan based on short and long-term strategic plans.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in project engineering or management
  • Master's in Business Administration (MBA) (desired)
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large teams in the execution of complex engineering projects, preferably in the manufacturing industry

Knowledge of:
  • Theories, principles, methods, and procedures of engineering (Advanced Level)
  • Mathematics and statistics (Advanced Level)
  • AutoCAD Software (desired)
  • Process and Instrumentation Diagrams - nomenclature and interpretation
  • Revit 3D Software (desired)
  • MS Office software package

Skill in:
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a diverse engineering team
  • Working effectively and efficiently on multiple priorities and a variety of tasks
  • Effective, disciplined, and demonstrated documentation with attention to detail
  • Working effectively independently and in a team environment, including in-depth collaboration among all departments within the organization
  • Responding to rapidly changing demands
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization, customers, and vendors

Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively, orally, and in writing
  • Analyze complex project engineering problems and develop safe and creative solutions, to improve manufacturing operations and facilities
  • Design and manage projects
  • Identify, gather, coordinate, organize and analyze data
  • Exercise judgment while being insightful, logical and methodical

  • Exempt


Jost Chemical Co.

Saint Louis, MO



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