Opening in 2012, the Cedar Rapids branch works with over 30 different employers in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas. In an average year, our branch will place nearly 750 people into various employment roles in the area. Our branch offers temp to hire, direct hire and temporary opportunities for a wide variety of openings. Whether you’re looking for a seasonal opportunity or looking to start a career, our recruiters can match you with the appropriate job.
Our office hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm. We also have a dedicated Answer Center (TAC) that is available to take your call from 6:00am - 8:00pm Monday-Thursday, 6:00am - 5:30pm Friday and 9:00am - 3:00pm on Saturday. Please call or stop in for more information today!
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: Assembly Line Production Worker
Wage: 1st - $10.50; 2nd - $11.50
Shift: 1st and 2nd
Hours: 1st shift: Hours vary from 5AM-4:30PM; 2nd shift: Hours vary from 5PM-4:30AM
QPS Employment Group has several great opportunity available for an Assembly Line Production Worker at a company in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is a temp to hire position with 1st and 2nd shift openings. Bilingual training is available for Spanish speakers.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-Responsible for the assembly and preparation of windows to be shipped.-Read each work ticket for processing and proceed with assembling the window.-Assemble frame parts and assure screw packs are properly placed with the window frame.-Install hardware onto the window manually or with a machine.-Operate saw to cut window based on the work ticket.-Calk the window frames and edges. -Make sure glass and window is clean and there are no defects in the window.-Inspect the final product. Package and shrink wrap windows to be shipped.
Requirements:-Must be able to lift up to 40lbs occasionally.-Must be able to stand for duration of shift (8-12 hrs)-Okay working in a hot environment in the summer.-Ability to work mandatory OT sometimes including Saturdays.-Ability to reach with hands, stoop, kneel and crouch.-6 months + previous manufacturing experience.-Ability to read a tape measure.
Benefits:-Great temporary or temp to hire positions available.-10-15 hours of overtime available each week-Bilingual training available-Health benefits available once hired on-PTO and paid holidays
Position Title: Forklift Operator
Wage: $11.25-13.25 per hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
QPS Employment Group has several great opportunities available for a Forklift Operator at a company in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is a temp to hire position for 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-Unload inbound shipments of materials (not limited to small parts)-Verify material quantities by checking packing slips, pointing out discrepancies to the Receiving Clerk-Label inbound materials upon receipt in AIMS-Move inbound materials into correct locations into the hardware crib-Pull orders for production departments (both scheduled and as called)-Maintain clean working environment in the hardware crib, dock, and other areas in department
Requirements:-Experience with forklift operation (propane and electric) highly preferred-Strong math skills; ability to use a calculator-Previous experience with scan guns preferred-Can work well both as a team and independently-Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively-Team oriented with a proven safety and attendance record-Ability to work a with a diverse work force-Ability to work in a fast paced environment-Ability to handle multiple tasks -Work overtime as required
Benefits:-Great temp to hire opportunity for a large window manufacturing company in Cedar Rapids-Overtime opportunities available-Bilingual training available-Large company with many opportunities for growth and advancement
Position Title: Hose Assembly
Wage: 1st-$12/hr; 2nd-$13/hr
Hours: 1st - 7AM-3:30PM; 2nd 3:30PM-11PM
QPS Employment Group has a great opportunity available for a Hose Assembly position at a company in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is a temp to hire position for 1st and 2nd shift.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-Responsible for assembling various sizes of hose.-Operate machines to cut rubber hoses into various lengths.-Will coil and band hose together.-Attach couplings to the hose.-Palletize finished product.
Requirements:-Must be able to lift 50-75lbs repetitively throughout shift.-Must be able to stand on concrete for duration of shift.-Must have strong hands and be willing to work at a fast pace.-High school diploma or GED required.-Must be able to read a ruler and pass a written test.
Benefits: -Great temp to hire opportunity for a company in Cedar Rapids. -Pay increases once hired on by company.-Excellent health benefits once hired on by the client
Position Title: Order Picker
Wage: 1st-$12/hr, 2nd-$13/hr
Shift: 1st and 2nd
QPS Employment Group has a great opportunity available for a Order Picker at a company in Cedar Rapids, IA. This is a temp to hire position for 1st and 2nd shift.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Locate and pull product to match customer orders.- Operate hand held scanner to locate product. - Place product into box to be shipped out. - Perform quality check to make sure the appropriate product is in each box per the customer order. - Operate forklift to move heavy product around the warehouse.
Requirements:- 6 months - 1 year + previous warehouse experience required.- Ability to stand for duration for shift and lift up to 75lbs regularly throughout shift. - Ability to work in a fast pace environment. - High school diploma or GED required to get hired on by the company.- Must be able to mass computer testing for basic math, basic computer and ruler reading.
Benefits: - Overtime opportunities available as a temporary employee and permanent employee. - Full benefits package available once hired on.
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.