QPS Employment Group is the premier employment agency in Poweshiek, Jasper, Iowa, and Mahaska Counties. Our dedicated staff brings over a decade of staffing and recruiting experience to assist with your next career move. We specialize in finding placements in clerical, light industrial, and factory. We also have a dedicated team of Skilled Professional Recruiters whose focus is to match you with direct hire positions in the Technical, IT, and Professional fields. Our staff has built relationships with many of the major employers in these counties. We work with over 25 companies in the area. Fill out one application and let our recruiters work with you on your next job placement. We also offer quick turnaround times. It’s not uncommon to have a job offer within 24-48 hours. Since opening our doors in 2012, the Grinnell Office has placed employees on nearly 5,000 work assignments and nearly 20% of our placements lead to full-time employment with our client customer. You will find our office conveniently located at the corner of highways 146 and 6, behind Subway. Please stop by to meet with our Recruiters to see how we can assist you today! Our open office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. However we also have a dedicated Experience Center (TEC) that is here to take your call 4:00am - 8:00pm Monday through Thursday, 4:00am – 5:30pm Friday and 7:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Our recruiters work with job seekers just like you to find a position that will fit your skill set,
talents and schedule.
Whether it is a short term need or direct hire placement, our local branch office has the resources
to find the best talent for your company.
Position Title: Material Handler
Wage: $12.00 - $14.00/hour
Hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm
We are looking for someone with a great work ethic to join this unionized company in Grinnell, IA as a 1st shift Material Handler. This is a highly sought after company that offers tons of room to grow! Don't miss your chance to join this company and learn new skills! Once hired, you'll be trained and certified on sit-down forklifts!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Load and unload materials from trucks- Assemble air ducts- Assist fabricators with basic assembly- Utilize rolling carts to take materials to fabricators as needed- Operate sit-down forklifts
Requirements:- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to lift up to 50lbs- Able to read and write in English
Branch: Grinnell IA
Position Title: Packaging
Wage: $12.00 - $13.00/hour
Shift: Days or Nights
Packagers needed! No experience required. This entry level position in Grinnell, IA will teach you the ins and outs of the production environment. You'll be checking quality and packaging disinfectant wipe containers. This company offers room to grow! With top of the line training, you'll never have to question how to do the job! Multiple shift options are available for those looking for 12 hour shifts!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Use basic hand tools such as a hammer to break off excess flash from containers - Stack containers on a pallet or place them in a box - Label finished pallets or boxes- Count and stack lids into a box for shipping - Document order counts on order sheet to be sent to processing - Move pallets with a pallet jack- Insert towel wipes into plastic container
Requirements:- Previous packaging experience preferred - Able to stand for duration of shift - Able to lift up to 40lbs- Able to work in a fast-paced environment - Basic math skills
Position Title: Production
Wage: $14.00 - $14.50/hour
Shift: 2nd or 3rd
Hours: 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 11:00pm – 7:00am
Are you looking for production work on 2nd or 3rd shift? We have the perfect job for you! This company in Grinnell, IA is a leading manufacturer or doors and windows and is looking for skilled candidates like yourself to help with their continued growth! The perfect candidate will have great attendance, an awesome attitude, and an exceptional work ethic and ability to learn!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Measure and cut material to required lengths- Apply sill and frames to specifications - Install glass panels into frames - Apply caulk to grooves and seams - Load units into wrapper for distribution - Insert argon between two windows- Use masking tape to line the windows prior to painting- Load doors in and out of trucks
Requirements:- Previous experience with hand and power tools preferred- Previous experience with tape measures preferred- Able to lift up to 50lbs - Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to bend throughout shift- Able to work in a fast-paced environment
Position Title: Retail-Warehouse
Wage: $12.00 - $16.00/hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd or Weekends
Hours: 6:30am – 3:00pm, 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 8:00am – 7:30pm
Experienced and entry level candidates requested for this company located in Grinnell, IA! In this position you will be packaging orders for customers around the world, assisting in general cleaning duties, and even providing customer service! Fast paced workers are a must! The perfect candidate will have excellent attendance and the ability to learn fast! Pay ranges depending on shift, but ranges from $12-16/hr!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Inspect quality of product- Package items- Ensure proper labeling and shipping instructions are attached to order- Maintain clean work area
Requirements:- High School Diploma or GED- Previous warehouse experience preferred - Excellent prioritization and time management skills- Good hand-eye coordination- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to lift up to 40lbs - Able to bend, squat and crouch throughout shift - Able to read and write in English
Over 30 years of experience. Nearly 50 branches. And more than 1,500 thriving businesses who count on us to bring them talented workers. At QPS, we have strength in numbers.