QPS Employment Group is the premier employment agency in Des Moines, Lee, and Henry Counties. Our dedicated staff of recruiters have over a decade of staffing and placement experience to assist you with your next career move. We specialize in finding placements in clerical, light industrial, and factory settings. Our office has a team of Professional Placement Recruiters who can find a direct hire fit for you in industrial, technical, professional, and office roles. Our team has built relationships with many of the major employers in the surrounding area. Our process is simple; fill out one application and let our team of recruiters find you a position with over 20 different companies in the immediate area! We have quick turnaround and often times can offer a job to you within 24 hours of your application. Since Burlington first opened its doors in 2015, we have placed over 1500 job seekers on job assignments with a large majority being hired on full-time after completing their job assignment. Our office is conveniently located on Jefferson Street, next to The Beancounter coffee house and right down the street from the Post Office. Please stop by anytime Monday through Friday between the 8:00AM – 5:00PM for assistance. If you need to reach us after hours, please call our office at (319) 850-3270 to be connected with our dedicated Answer Center. They can assist you after hours and even on the weekends!
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: Administrative Assistant
Wage: Based on Experience
QPS Employment Group has several great opportunities available for an Administrative Assistant at companies in Burlington, IA and Fort Madison, IA. This is a temp to hire position for 1st shift!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Manage and maintain executives' schedules. - Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. - Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution. - Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email. - File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports. - Greet visitors.- Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries. - Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work. - Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board, and other meetings. - Make travel arrangements for executives.
Requirements:- High school diploma or equivalent.- At least 6 months of previous Administrative Assistant experience.- Solid work history and a strong attention to detail.- Must pass QPS’ screening process.- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.- Must be reliable and responsible.
Benefits:- Available upon hire.
Position Title: Maintenance
Wage: $17.10 + per hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Hours: 8-12 hours
Have you always been the go to person when a machine goes down at your current employer and want to learn more in the maintenance department? This growing facility is looking for the right candidate to train that has a little bit of welding and electrical experience. Apply now if you are looking to grow your skill set!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Perform preventative maintenance tasks to inspect, observe, lubricate, adjust, and analyze equipment operation for needed repair or replacement. - Installing, transferring, moving, setting up, operating, and testing machines. - Troubleshoot equipment using: audible, visual, measuring and testing instrumentation. - Maintaining accurate and timely records of work performed on work orders, maintenance calls, and preventative maintenance reports.- Follow company policies and OSHA regulations to ensure safe work habits and conditions for all employees.- Responsible for keeping the work area clean and following housekeeping and sanitation practices. Requirements:- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs occasionally. - Must be able to stoop, bend, grasp, crouch, and kneel on a semi-repetitive basis. - High School Diploma or GED preferred. - Requires at least 2-5 years’ prior experience and/or schooling in either skilled trade, or a previous maintenance position.- Knowledge in the use of hand tools. - Ability to identify various parts, read mechanical and electrical blueprints, read instructions, gauges, scales, thermometers, micrometers.- Understanding complex instructions and read equipment manuals, blueprints, measuring instruments, notices and work schedules.- Knowledge of company’s policies and procedures, products, systems and services. - Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. - Knowledge of Microsoft software and basic computer skills.- Excellent time management skills to meet rigid time frames to maximize bakery production. - Must be able to pass QPS screening process. Benefits:- Available upon hire.
Position Title: Press Assistant
Wage: $9.50 + per hour based on experience
Hours: 8 hours
Want to be a part of a small company where you can get recognized quickly from your achievements and move up? Need something that is an 8 hour shift and hardly any over time? Something that is fast paced but easy to handle? Then this is the place for you. This company specializes in many different products such as, soap cartons, labels, notepads, stickers, and soap wrappers. They are currently needing machine operators to make those products. Contact QPS to hear more about this opportunity in Burlington.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Supply pressman with chemical and ink supplies.- Inform ink room of any ink mixing needs. - Return supplies after pressman are done with job. - Keep area CLEAN. - Fill chemicals. Be sure to follow all safety precautions. - Dispose of chemicals. - Do quality testing as needed on presses. - Assist operator with wash ups. - All designated paperwork done accurately and completely. - Mix ink and adjust as needed. - PM'ing assigned parts of each press. - Miscellaneous work as assigned by Team Leader or by Press Operators.- All duties pertaining to presses: materials, wash-ups, etc. - Clean plates and return to pressroom when finished. Requirements:- Must be able to regularly lift up to 50lbs. - Must be able to pass QPS Screening Process (Drug screen, client specific paperwork, and online safety training).- Must be able to stand for 8 hours. - Requires organizational and general math skills, along with the ability to follow SOP's. - High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Benefits:- Available upon hire.
Position Title: Production
Wage: $9.00 + per hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Hours: 8-hour shifts
Established in 1952, this company has continued to grow in the printing company. They specialize in producing miniature bar soap wrappers, soap cartons, labels and liquid packets for the hospitality industry, but they are currently growing into commercial printing from newsletters and notepads to catalogs and stickers. This small, but mighty company of almost 100 employees prides themselves on their quality of work that ensures deadlines are met with every customer no matter the size of the order.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Keep press area clean. - Assist operators with wash up. - Pick up die cut cartons off the conveyor belt.- Sort die cut cartons for quality. - Pack die cut cartons into boxes at quick pace. - Close boxes once they are full and place on pallet. Requirements:- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. - Must be able to do repetitive hand-eye work. - Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures. - High School Diploma or GED. - Must be able to pass QPS screening process. Benefits:- Available upon hire.
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.