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: Housekeeper
Hours: 12:00pm – 8:30pm
Do you love the satisfaction of cleaning while also keeping your coworkers safe? In this environment, you would be the hero of the workplace, making sure everyone stays safe and healthy with nothing to worry about! This highly sought after company in Grinnell, IA is looking for detail oriented individuals who are comfortable working independently to help clean, sanitize and take care of the facility! If you have experience in housekeeping or janitorial work, this is the perfect position for you! If you or someone you know would be interested in learning more about this 2nd shift position, apply today!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Straighten up conference rooms by cleaning tables, chairs and dusting surfaces- Keep floors clean by sweeping and mopping- Clean windows inside the building that look into offices, conference rooms and retail area- Disinfect kitchen and bathroom areas- Wipe and disinfect door handles, light switches and work surfaces- Stock bathrooms with products needed- Stock coffee and pop machines
Requirements:- High School Diploma or GED- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to bend and twist throughout shift- Able to lift up to 50lbs- Strong attention to detail
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: Packaging
Wage: $12.00 - $13.00/hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd or 3rd
Hours: 6:45am – 3:15pm, 2:45pm – 11:15pm or 10:45pm – 7:15am
When you pick up your disinfectant wipes at the grocery store, you usually don't think twice about how they make that little plastic container, or when you pick up that fertilizer bin for your garden/farm, you don't question how it got to be that exact shape and size. This company specializes in plastic injection molding and they're looking for detail oriented individuals who can help with packaging, inspecting and making necessary corrections to the containers! If you or someone you know is looking for work in the Grinnell area, this is the perfect company for you! No experience in packaging or production, don’t worry about it, this is a great entry level position! Know someone with years of experience in plastic injection molding? Perfect! There is so much room to grow in this company! There are limited openings and they'll go quickly, so if you're interested, APPLY TODAY!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Use basic hand tools such as a hammer to break off excess flash from containers - Stack containers on a pallet or place them in a box - Label finished pallets or boxes- Count and stack lids into a box for shipping - Document order counts on order sheet to be sent to processing - Move pallets with a pallet jack- Insert towel wipes into plastic container
Requirements:- Previous packaging experience preferred - Able to stand for duration of shift - Able to lift up to 40lbs- Able to work in a fast-paced environment - Basic math skills
Position Title: Production
Wage: $13.00 - $13.50/hour
Hours: 7:00am – 3:00pm, 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 11:00pm – 7:00am
The summer heat is here to stay, at least for the next few months! When you're looking at windows to help let the Iowa sunshine in, but keep the heat out, don't you want a window that you helped build?
This company in Grinnell, IA has several production lines within itself. This allows you to find the right fit for your skill set! New to manufacturing? You'll start and train on our tilt line. Experienced and looking for a fast paced work environment? You'll begin your new career in our glass line. There are many options to choose from, and we'll make sure you get the training needed to make it a success. All you need to bring is good attendance, a positive attitude and the ability to learn. We'll do the rest!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Measure and cut material to required lengths- Apply sill and frames to specifications - Install glass panels into frames - Apply caulk to grooves and seams - Load units into wrapper for distribution - Insert argon between two windows- Use masking tape to line the windows prior to painting- Load doors in and out of trucks
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.