QPS Employment Group is the premier employment agency in Appanoose, Monroe, and Mahaska counties in Iowa, along with northern counties in Missouri. 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 10 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 Centerville first opened its doors in 2013, we have placed over 2000 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 18th St., right off the Historic Levy Area. 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 (641) 437-4937 to be connected with our dedicated Experience Center. They can assist you after hours and even on the weekends! Their hours are 4:00am - 8:00pm Monday through Thursday, 4:00am – 6:00pm 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: Line Operator
Wage: $12.60 per hour
Shift: 2nd, 3rd
Hours: 3:00pm-11:00pm; 11:00pm-7:00am
Have you ever wondered how large jugs are made and wanted to be a part of the process? This company offers entry level positions with opportunity to grow, along with great benefits including a YMCA membership, a daycare discount, a 6 percent 401k match, along with a friendly atmosphere.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Pulling bottles from machines and visually inspecting them for defects, and tearing off any additional flashing.- Observing the machine for jamming, and alerting the techs should these issues arise. - Assembling cardboard cartons and trays using a tape gun.- Sorting bottles by bottle and label color.- Placing bottles on cardboard cartons and trays and verify the bottles are correct with the job order.- Assembling boxes and operating a tape machine if on a line that requires boxed product.- Watching for any hazards, including the occasional bottle fire, and responding accordingly.- Being safety conscious and following all safety procedures.- Keeping work area clean and safe, and recycling scrap plastic in appropriate bins.
Requirements:- Must be able to stand for your entire 8-12 hour shift.- Must be able to lift/move up to 20 lbs. 95% of the time, and 40 lbs. occasionally. - Must be able to differentiate colors. - Must have great hand/eye coordination. - Previous blow mold experience is appreciated, but not required.
Benefits:- As a company employee you will be eligible for a pay raise, paid vacation and holidays, 401K, safety and attendance bonuses, a YMCA membership for your family, and a day care discount.
Position Title: Packer
Wage: $12.41-$12.61 per hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd
Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm; 4:00pm-12:30am
Founded in 1903, this company is a leading manufacturer in the automotive original and aftermarket equipment market. With more than 37,000 individual components that help control ignition, fuel delivery, emissions and much more, this company is one of the world’s largest and most diversified manufacturers of original equipment and replacement parts. They offer a Monday through Friday, 1st or 2nd shift schedule that works well for families and offers an excellent work life balance. With opportunity to grow, this company is a great place for someone looking for a career.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Responsible for inspecting products for defects.- Verify the accuracy of labels and packaged products.- Package product by hand.- Process product through taper and stacking section.- Use a computer and hand held scanner to create labels.- Apply accurate labels to products.- Ensure the work area is clean.- Follow all safety rules and regulations.
Requirements:- Must be able to lift up to 5 lbs., frequently throughout the entire shift.- Must be able to stand the entire 8 hour shift.- Must be able to frequently bend, twist, walk, and sit.- Must be able to complete repetitive, fast pace hand and wrist movements through the entire shift.- Must have high school diploma or equivalent.- Must have basic math, computer, and critical thinking skills.- Must be able to read and write in English.
Benefits:- Medical Plan, Dental Plan, Vision Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Defined Contribution Plan, 401k Plan, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance, Disability Insurance Paid Holidays off, Paid Vacation, Product Discounts, and Vendor Relationships (product purchase programs).
Position Title: Sheet Metal
Wage: $13.20 per hour
Hours: 2:00pm-10:00pm; 10:00pm-6:00am
In this team oriented environment, it is important that you have a good attitude and are ready to get down and dirty. With a fast paced work environment and competitive pay rates, that will put you over $19 hourly within your first year of work, this company has a lot to offer! If you have tool experience and can read blue prints, this is the company for you! They believe their employees are more than just a number and do their best to show their appreciation with cook-outs, long holidays off work, luncheons, and even a yearly weekend trip for the whole company! Don't miss your opportunity to become a part of this great company!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Employees will be responsible for assisting the brake press operator, by operating press machines, cleaning off, measuring, and deburring sheet metal, and matching parts with appropriate paperwork that will be sent to the next department for production.- Always visually inspecting metal for imperfections.- Checking the length of metal with a tape measure. - Stacking metal onto racks with the correct piece count.- Cleaning sheet metal by shaking and deburring using a hand grinder.- Reading blueprints and work orders.- Operating brake press, punch press, and shear machine.- Loading brake press and punch press machines by sliding sheet metal into the clamps. - Keeping work area clean of scrap and or excess materials that may end up on the floor.- Following all safety procedures.
Requirements:- Must be able to stand the entire 8-10 hour shift- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently throughout the entire shift.- Must be able to work while standing, bending, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, or kneeling. - Must be able to complete fast paced hand/eye movements.- Must have HSD or equivalent. - Must be able to read blueprints and work orders. - Must be able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English.- Experience with brake presses, punch presses, and shears preferred.- Experience with using calipers, angle finders, and tape measures preferred. Benefits:- This company offers a competitive rate of pay, with room to move up the pay scale quickly based on knowledge and performance.
Position Title: Technician Trainee
Wage: $13.00 + per hour based on experience
Shift: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Have you ever seen the product you produced on the shelves at the store? With this company, it is possible! They produce large bottles and jugs for a variety of customers, and their products are sold everywhere. Quality is their standard, and they are looking for quality employees, who take pride in their work and want to grow with the company. With 25 years in business, and 12 years in the Centerville area, this company has made their mark and is a staple of the community. With a 6% 401k match and many other benefits, this is the place to start your next career!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Check and verify the following are according to the specifications sheet: part weights, resins, regrind, labels, and other materials that are needed to produce quality parts.- Keep all areas clear of trip and slip hazards. Make sure all labels and label cartons are disposed of after each label change. - Complete any task that is assigned by the shift supervisor or the shift's Lead Quality Control person, including starting, shutting down, and changing lines.- Proactively check productions lines for proper operation, visually inspect bottles being produced.- Check bottles being scraped by the operators to determine to determine the defect. - Check sleeve and label machines to make sure they are being applied properly. - Change labels and/or sleeves as needed, and notify the quality control lead of the change.- Responsible for following all safety procedures.- Must report to work 30 minutes before shift and be able to stay 30 minutes after shift if needed.
Requirements:- Must be able to stand the entire 9-12 hour shift.- Must be able to lift/move up to 20 lbs. 95% of the time, and up to 40 lbs. occasionally. - Must be able to differentiate colors.- Previous maintenance/technician/injection blow molding experience preferred.- Must have great hand eye coordination.- Relevant experience with tools required.
Benefits:- Major medical benefit program, vision and dental, life insurance, AFLAC, 401k with 6% gross earnings match, paid vacation, eight paid holidays, yearend bonus, monthly perfect attendance bonus, family membership to local YMCA, and daycare discounts.
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.