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: $11.00 - $15.00/hour
You have experience in call-center work and want to move up? You don't have experience in call-center work, but want to learn? Don't worry! QPS has a variety of positions for all skill sets! We have openings in a call center environment on multiple shifts for a company with locations in Grinnell, Newton and Marshalltown. Each of these positions offers endless growth potential, top of the line training, and competitive pay! If you want to go to work every day and make a difference in the lives of those around you, don't miss your chance to work in this customer service environment. Your co-workers will become family and you'll be supported every step of the way! These positions don't come around often so don't miss your chance to join a hardworking, family oriented team!
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! The pay for this position ranges from $11.00-$12.50/hour.
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: 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
Position Title: Packaging
Hours: 11:00pm – 7:00am
Imagine working with a company where you can see the fruits of your labor everywhere and anywhere. Walking through a grocery or convenience store will be spent bragging to friends and family, "I made that!". If you enjoy a work day that's never quite the same and would like the inside track on the newest designs and products in the food industry, this is the position for you!
Huge growth potential for the right candidate. If you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, great attendance, and experience in packaging the sky is the limit for your career at this employer in Newton, IA!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Assemble cardboard boxes and send them down conveyor belt - Enter work order information into computer - Inspect quality of products- Package product into boxes - Tape up box and put onto pallet - Operate standing pallet jack and move pallets to designated areas - Maintain clean work area
Requirements:- Previous packaging and pallet jack experience preferred - Basic computer knowledge- Able to lift up to 75lbs - Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to bend, push and pull throughout shift - Able to work in a fast paced environment - Strong attention to detail
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.