Note that we have now moved to a new location on Wiley Blvd. 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. We have Spanish bilingual capabilities as well. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm. We also have a dedicated Experience Center (TEC) that is available to take your call from 4:00am - 8:00pm Monday through Thursday, 4:00am – 5:30pm Friday, and 7:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. 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: Customer Service
We are searching for a customer service candidate looking for a long term role with this well-established company that promotes from within. This is a temp to hire role on 1st shift. Apply now.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Phone support; both incoming and outgoing calls involving order and/or product related questions/information- Communicate and interact with customers and co-worker on a regular basis using both verbal and written communication- Data entry; processing customer purchase orders- General Sales assistance- Multiline Sales Rep support via phone and written communications- Work in Sample Room; keep inventory stocked and fill customer sample request- Other duties as assigned
Requirements:- High school diploma or GED; experience in Customer Service preferred- Experience in Microsoft Office, internet usage, general PC operational skills- Ability to read and comprehend distributor purchase orders and specifications; good verbal and written communication skills to communicate with distributors and co-workers- Ability to identify issues, comprehend and process details quickly- Willingness and interest to cross train in other departments when needed- Inherent sense of urgency to complete given tasks accurately and on-time; multi task to ensure that production deadlines are constantly met; keep pace when jobs are moving fast and multiple tasks are presented simultaneously
QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with nearly 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.
Why Work with QPS?- Your choice of temporary, temp-to-hire, or direct-hire job opportunities- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
Position Title: Forklift Operator
Hours: 11pm-7am, Sunday-Thursday
Apply to be a part of an innovative team working in a warehouse and expanding your skills! Don’t miss this Forklift Operator opportunity in Cedar Rapids, IA. This Forklift Operator position is for temp to hire on 3rd shift. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Operate WMX inventory control devices effectively - Perform manual unloading and loading for the carrier vessels - Operate stand up forklift to move product (company will certify) - Move and manually re-handle product within the dock and warehouse - Operate stand up forklift to move product around the warehouse
Requirements:- Previous stand up forklift experience- Ability to work in a wide range of temperatures (35 degrees - 80 degrees) - Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. 33% of the shift - Ability to bend and twist 33% of the shift - Basic math and reading skills - Be able to function effectively in a team environment
Position Title: Laundry
Wage: $10.50/hr. (+1/hr. raise after 2 weeks)
Love having a 3 day weekend? Hate working Mondays? This schedule is Tuesday-Friday 5:30am-4:00pm! Don't miss this 1st shift Laundry opening in Cedar Rapids. Apply now!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Sort dirty laundry as it comes into the plant - Place dirty laundry into bins - Unload clean clothes from dryer - Feed clean laundry into the press machine - Spray the carts with disinfectant and wipe down carts with a towel
Requirements:- Previous general labor experience preferred - No educational background requirements needed - Ability to stand for duration of 8 hour shift - Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. occasionally throughout shift - Ability to do repetitive hand eye work
Branch: Cedar Rapids IA
Position Title: Machine Operator
Hours: 7pm-7am Rotating
QPS Employment Group has partnered with a large, growing company in Cedar Rapids to hire many associate to hire Machine Operators positions. This is a great opportunity for you to get your foot into the door to advance your manufacturing skills with excellent starting pay rates!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Set up and operate plant machinery in a safe and appropriate manner- Properly set and operate computer and switch controls at the work center- Review schedules to determine set up and work sequence- Review equipment checklist
Requirements:- High school diploma or equivalent, trade school experience and/or a minimum of 1 year of heavy industrial machine operation experience- Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly- Understanding and ability to apply basic operating principles and techniques to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables- Good mechanical ability- General aptitude to learn quickly- Able to perform minor maintenance on equipment- Frequently required to read- Strong attention to detail- Committed to workplace safety
Benefits:- Associate to hire after 90 days- Excellent benefits package starting on day 1 of 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.