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Ames, IA 50010

Posted: 05/18/2024 Job Number: 734407 Pay Rate: 19.00 Industry: Food / Beverage

Job Description

Position Title: Packaging – 12 Hour Shifts

Wage: $19.00/hour

Shift: 2nd - 12 Hours (2-2-3 Schedule)

QPS is looking for 2nd shift candidates to work at this well-known company in Ames! You must be able to work a rotating 2-2-3 schedule doing 12-hour shifts! With room to grow, this is a great way to get your foot into the door!

Packaging Responsibilities:
- Perform startups, checking silos, shakers, check weigher, code date, glue pot and metal detectors
- Take carton tare weights
- Perform size/format changes to machines based on production schedule
- Transport cartons and cardboard to the compactor for recycling
- Load and unload compactor
- Monitor carton, bag and case codes to ensure correct product name, format number, clock time, UPC number and product code
- Complete quality checks on carton, bags and case to ensure bag seal, glue seal, proper weight and metal detector is functioning property
- Communicate with forklift driver to replenish necessary supplies

Requirements for Packaging:
- Able to lift up to 50lbs 
- Able to stand for duration of shift
- Able to work in a non-climate controlled area 
- Able to bend, twist, pull and crouch throughout shift 
- Able to read/write in English


QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
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Discover your next career opportunity in the vibrant city of Ames, Iowa! Nestled in the heart of the Hawkeye State, Ames offers a perfect mix of small-town charm and big-city conveniences. Home to Iowa State University, Ames boasts a thriving community filled with cultural landmarks like the Brunnier Art Museum and the Stephens Auditorium. With a bustling Main Street lined with unique shops and delicious local cuisine, including the famous State Center Rosemary Sausage, Ames provides a welcoming environment for professionals seeking growth and success. Explore our job listings today and be a part of this dynamic and enchanting region!