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 whose focus is to match you with direct hire positions in the Technical, IT, and Professional fields. Our staff has built relationships with 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 5,000 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 – 5:30pm 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
We have a top of the line Customer Service position in Grinnell, IA for experienced candidates! If you have 1 year of experience in call centers or related fields, this job is for you. Hours vary and the perfect candidate must be able to work until 6pm, Monday through Friday.
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 - Establish effective and professional rapport with customers
Requirements:- High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred - At least two years of customer service experience - Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excellent communication skills
Branch: Grinnell IA
Position Title: Metal Fabricator
Wage: $16.00 - $19.00/hour
Hours: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Experienced fabricators needed! Whether it's making signs or making duct work for large companies, your experience will not go unnoticed. Once hired on, you can join the union and receive countless union benefits! This first shift position doesn't come around often, so don't miss your chance to join this growing team in Grinnell, IA!
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, 3rd, Days or Nights
Packagers needed! No experience required. This entry level position in Grinnell, IA will teach you the ins and outs of the production environment. You'll be checking quality and packaging disinfectant wipe containers. This company offers room to grow! With top of the line training, you'll never have to question how to do the job! Multiple shift options are available for those looking for 8 hour or 12 hour shifts!
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
Shift: 2nd or 3rd
Hours: 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 11:00pm – 7:00am
Are you looking for production work on 2nd or 3rd shift? We have the perfect job for you! This company in Grinnell, IA is a leading manufacturer or doors and windows and is looking for skilled candidates like yourself to help with their continued growth! The perfect candidate will have great attendance, an awesome attitude, and an exceptional work ethic and ability to learn!
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.