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 who’s focus is to match you with direct hire positions in the Technical, IT, and Professional fields. Our staff has built relationships with the 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 5000 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 – 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: Customer Service
Wage: $12.00 - $15.00/hour
When you are doing something that you're truly passionate about, you never really work. If helping people is that passion, this will be the perfect career for you! This company in Grinnell is looking for someone who is eager to answer customers’ questions and to solve problems in a timely manner. This company has endless growth opportunities and is looking to bring experienced Customer Service agents to their team! If you have experience helping people and you're looking to join a 1st shift team who is going the extra mile for their customers, this is the position for you!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Initiate and maintain accurate service records for qualifying claims- Create parts orders and field service dispatches as needed- Schedule dispatches and inform customers of appointment dates- Generate and provide customers with quotes for chargeable services- Troubleshoot and advise customers on service related issues and/or product information- Maintain frequent communication with customers, sales representatives and business partners
Requirements:- High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred - At least two years of customer service experience - Experience with Microsoft Office- Excellent communication skills- Able to sit for duration of shift
Position Title: Food Service
Hours: 10:30pm – 7:00am
Do you love food and have a passion for helping people? Imagine being able to come home from work every day with a sense of pride because you helped prepare healthy meals for those who are unable to do it themselves! This well-known company is looking for family-spirited individuals to help bring their vision to life. Once the meals are prepared, you are even able to sample the various meals you make! Once you go full-time with this company, you are eligible for their amazing benefits package including paid holidays and time off. If you're located near Grinnell and looking to make a difference in the community, this is the job for you! This position is 3rd shift and starts at $12.50/hr.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Read list of materials and ingredients- Collect ingredients from racks and carts and take to correct department - Put away new shipments of ingredients and materials in correct location - Prepare food by pouring batters into mixer and placing uncooked food into ovens - Scoop and place food into meal containers as it comes down the conveyor belt - Place plated meals on cart to be moved to the packaging area - Take plated meals off cart and put them on the conveyor belt to go through the sealer - Place sealed trays of meals onto pallet - Take full pallets into the freezer using pallet jack
Requirements:- Previous experience in food service, warehouse or packaging preferred- Able to work in a cold environment- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to bend and twist throughout shift- Able to lift up to 50lbs- Able to work in a team environment
Position Title: Metal Fabricator
Wage: $16.00 - $18.00/hour
Hours: 7:00am – 3:00pm
You're driving down the street, you see signs for all of the local businesses. You go into the grocery store, you see duct work above your head. Ever wonder who makes those or where they come from? Right here in Grinnell, IA! If you have experience in MIG welding and you want to show off your work to the entire community, don't miss your chance to start with one of our companies! Next time you're driving down the street, you can show your family all of your hard work instead of just telling them about it! This 1st shift Metal Fabricator role pays between $16-18/hour!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Perform daily maintenance checks on machines - Operate various pieces of equipment- Assemble round, oval and rectangular fittings - Assist with insulating duct work - Fabricate and cut light gauge metal
Requirements:- Previous welding experience- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to squat, crouch, stoop and kneel throughout shift - Able to lift up to 75lbs - Able to read a tape measure - Basic math skills- Excellent attendance
Position Title: Production
Wage: $13.00 - $13.50/hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd or 3rd
Hours: 7:00am – 3:00pm, 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 11:00pm – 7:00am
Have you ever walked through a home improvement store and saw the wide variety of doors? There are so many to choose from! From interior to exterior, with a window or without, and what color do you choose from? Now that you've chosen your door, have you ever wondered how it was made? Now you don't have to wonder! This company in Grinnell, IA is one of the leading producers of doors worldwide! With this company you could do everything from start to finish of making a door! Every day you might be doing a different part of the job, but you'll always be able to say that you make one of the best doors in the world! This company is looking for someone with production experience and great attendance! Along with these traits, if you're willing to learn and want to be part of something larger than yourself, you won't want to miss out on this opportunity! Now's your chance to open the door to your new career!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Place wood sheets on lift- Assemble interior of door using glue and nail guns- Move finished door off lift- Inspect door, repairing any imperfections using sanders- Paint or stain door using spray guns and brushes- Package, wrap and load door onto cart for shipment
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
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.