QPS Employment Group's Gurnee office has a full staff of experienced and bilingual recruitment professionals placing candidates in a variety of Industrial, Clerical, Skilled Trades and Professional positions throughout Lake County. QPS Gurnee can assist you whether you’re looking for a seasonal project, a temp to permanent opportunity, or a way to get your foot in the door permanently at one of our many clients.
The team works one on one with candidates and clients ensuring the best employment match is made.
Please stop in Monday through Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM or call for more information today.
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: Chemical/Bulk Transfer Operator
Wage: $16+/hour DOE
How would you like to work for a company that is the world’s leading manufacturer of dryer and paint additives in the coatings, adhesives, ink and paint industries? This company fosters an environment for their employees that encourages and rewards productivity, creativity and teamwork. The Chemical/Bulk Transfer Operator position is located in Pleasant Prairie, WI for candidates that appreciate working in a team environment. This is a temp to hire opportunity. Apply today to change your future!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Operate filling machines, pumps, valves and mixers to fill drums, totes and pails- Take samples of liquid chemicals from drums, totes, pails, and process tanks- Accurately and completely fill out paperwork - Some heavy moving of drums via handcart - Occasionally operate a sit down forklift - Maintain safe and clean work environment
Requirements:- Knowledge and support of safety program - Ability to wash machined parts using automatic washing or manual washing equipment - Ability to use basic gaging and measuring equipment - Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently - Ability to start all secondary equipment from power off to cycle starts and operate all secondary equipment - Must be able to perform simple mathematical functions easily with large numbers with a calculator or by hand (i.e. add, subtract, multiply and divide)
Position Title: Filler
Wage: $13/hr., $13.75/hr.
Shift: 1st, 3rd
Hours: 6am-6:30pm, 6pm-6:30am
Want to be involved with amazing products? Looking for steady hours, a clean workplace, with great coworkers? We have the perfect job for you! We’re hiring for a Filler in Pleasant Prairie, WI. This Machine operator position is temp to hire.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Move freight, stock, and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, and containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, and other equipment- Sort cargo before loading and unloading- Attach identifying tags to containers, or mark them with identifying information- Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs- Record numbers of units handled and moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets- Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported- Direct spouts and position receptacles, such as bins, carts, or containers so they can be loaded- Maintain equipment storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected- Carry needed tools and supplies from storage or trucks, and return them after use
Requirements:- High school diploma or GED; College degree preferred- Perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs, moving whole body, such as lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials- Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects- Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time- Ability to coordinate 2 or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down; does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion- Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects- Lift 7-70 lbs. approximately 6-8 hours in an 8 hour work day- Experience in operating hand tools, pallet jacks, dollies, and forklifts- Basic math skills- Good communication
Position Title: Machine Operator
Wage: $15+/hour DOE
Are you tired of working short term assignments and looking for next career opportunity? Look no further, we have a family owned, long standing manufacturer that is looking for machine operators located in Pleasant Prairie. This is a temp to hire opportunity. Please apply today to get started!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- Setup machines at the beginning of shift, ensuring proper working order- Maintain and clean machines during each shift, performing minor repairs with basic hand tools- Maintain quality requirements in accordance with company and food safety standards- Ensure machines produce quality products by performing periodic checks on output, accurately filling out inspection sheets to document results- Adjust machine components according to attributes of each product- Reset machines following malfunctions, clearing any machine jams- Troubleshoot problems encountered during machine operation- Maintain raw materials in adequate amounts to ensure continuous smooth running of equipment and operation- Clean packaging machinery parts and perform preventative maintenance activities
Requirements:- High school, GED or equivalent- Mechanical aptitude is a plus- Regular and predictable attendance- Work standard 8 hour shifts- Able to stand for an 8-hour shift- Flexibility to work overtime as needed- Attention to detail- Able to lift 50 pounds on an occasional basis- Effectively work as part of a team- Ability to operate in a fast paced production environment- Willingness to learn and improve, working in all assigned areas of production
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.