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: 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
Position Title: Press Injection Operator
Wage: $12.75 - $14.50/hour
Are you fed up with working at a large factory where you're only known by the number on your badge? Looking for a career where co-workers, management, and company owners treat you like a member of the family? Then this medium sized factory tucked away in small-town Victor, IA is for you!
Never dread going to work again! You'll work with state of the art plastic injection molding equipment making products you use every day, including rakes, buckets, and plastic containers. Use of small hand tools, including clippers and utility knives, is required. All shifts for this opportunity as a Press Injection Operator are available and a competitive salary is available. You'll work at a medium pace checking products for defects, correcting these defects, stacking, and packaging items for shipment.
This is a great temp to hire Press Injection Operator position for anyone looking for a career change or has never worked at a production facility. You bring the positive attitude, good attendance, and a willingness to learn. We'll provide you with the tools and resources you need to help you grow with our small company!
Do you enjoy living in Grinnell but aren't happy with the employment options available in the area? Stuck in town at a job you don't enjoy because your vehicle isn't reliable or you don't want to deal with maintenance and up-keep? QPS can help! QPS is now providing our RideShare program in your area for 3rd shift!
QPS RideShare provides you a clean, dependable ride to and from your work assignment in Victor Iowa. You show up at a designated pick-up point and we do the rest! No more worrying about gas money, dead battery, or a flat tire. Interested in driving? You can earn additional pay, personal use of our van before and after work, along with no fee to drive!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Operate plastic injection molding presses - Trim excess plastic with utility knife - Label packaged parts for shipping - Maintain clean work area
Requirements:- Able to stand for duration of shift - Able to lift up to 40lbs - 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.