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: Material Handler/Metal Fabricator
Wage: Up to $20.00/hour
Hours: 7:00am – 4:00pm
If you're looking for a union position where you get all of the benefits of a union rep, we have the job for you!
This company is located in the heart of Grinnell and looking for reliable employees to assist in either material handling or metal fabrication work on 1st shift!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Load and unload sheet metal materials, parts and products - Package sheet metal materials, parts and products - Operate sit-down forklift as needed- Assist with insulating duct work - Handle various size/weight metal pipes - Perform daily maintenance checks on machines - Operate various pieces of equipment- Assemble round, oval and rectangular fittings - Fabricate and cut light gauge metal - Weld parts together as needed
Requirements:- Valid driver's license- Able to stand for duration of shift - Able to lift up to 75lbs
Position Title: Packaging
Wage: $14.50 - $15.00/hour
Hours: 11:00pm - 7:00am
3rd shift 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!
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
QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with nearly 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.
Why Work with QPS?- Your choice of temporary, temp-to-hire, or direct-hire job opportunities- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
Position Title: Production - Jeld-Wen
Wage: Up to $15.50/hour
Shift: 1st, 2nd or 3rd
Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm, 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 11:00pm – 7:00am
Jeld-Wen Doors and Windows needs your help! Summer is here and construction companies are building like crazy! Doors and windows are in high demand and they're looking for your help to fill their growing orders! Jeld-Wen is widely known in the area for being a great employer who offers excellent benefits after your probationary period! With openings on 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift, you're bound to find your fit within this excellent company!
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
Why Work with QPS?-Your choice of temporary, temp-to-hire, or direct-hire job opportunities-Access to sought-after positions with leading employers-Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
Position Title: Welder/Fabricator
Wage: Up to $17.50/hour
Hours: 6:30am – 3:00pm
If you just got out of school with your welding certificate or you have years of welding experience, we have the position for you! This company in Grinnell, IA is looking for help on 1st shift welding cattle gates together and doing quality checks on parts before submitting them to the paint line for completion!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Use MIG welding to weld 20 gauge pipes together - Operate crane to move gates- Use basic hand tools to move parts in place as needed- Maintain clean work area
Requirements:- MIG welding experience- Able to lift up to 60lbs- Able to bend, twist, push, pull and crouch throughout shift- Able to stand for duration of shift- Able to work in a non-climate controlled environment- Able to work in a fast-paced environment- Able to read and write in English- Basic math and mechanical skills needed- Excellent attendance and reliable transportation
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.