Employment

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Employment Listings - [Updated 8/23/2011]
  

Strategic Buyer
Lely Group is looking for a highly motivated Strategic Buyer to support the operations of the Lely North America. The Buyer will be responsible to manage the entire localization and sourcing process for a new production location in North America. The Buyer will be working from our site in Pella, Iowa, where also the Director - Operations for Lely NA is located. Because of the strategic importance of this project, he/she will work closely together with the Corporate Strategic Purchasing Manager (Located at the Lely HQ in the Netherlands) and will be part of the Global Corporate Purchasing team. He/she will report directly to the Director - Operations at the Pella facility with cross functional reporting to Corporate Strategic Purchasing Manager. Contact Chad Huyser at chuyser@lely.com for a complete job description.


Product and Service Specialist
Oversees and participates in the overall service and warranty of the Lely Astronaut robotic milking systems: training, troubleshooting, and vendor recovery. Candidate must understand the dairy industry and equipment in order to communicate solutions with dealers and farmers.  Interacts regularly and directly with service technicians, dealers, customers, etc., to ensure that the products operate properly and meet customer expectations in the areas of quality and reliability. For a complete job description contact Chad Huyser at chuyser@lely.com


Purchasing and Inventory Control Clerk
Van Gorp Corporation has an immediate Part Time opening for a Purchasing and Inventory Control Clerk. This is a clerical position that will require up to 40 hours per week for an undefined period of time.  Main job duties will be promptly preparing documents for production and accurately entering data.  Strong attention to detail is a must.  Proficient in Excel and a basic understanding of drafting prints would be beneficial.  Please apply in person at Van Gorp Corporation, 1410 Washington St. Pella, IA 50219


Whylie Eye Care
We are looking to add a new member to our staff. We are looking for someone who his professional, learns quickly and is customer oriented. Optical experience is a plus, but will train the right person. Training will include all aspects of styling and fitting patients with glasses. The position also includes some clerical duties. Hours will be 30-40 hours per week, including Saturday mornings. Interested applicants may apply in person with resume.
Contact:
Donna Ruggles-manager
Whylie Eye Care Center
1534 Washington
Pella, IA 50219


 
City of Pella Summer and Part-time Employment Opportunities

Flag Football Supervisor:
  Seasonal position, responsible for conducting the coaches’ clinic; refereeing games during the months of September & October; setting up/taking down equipment for programs/events; clarifying rules; and, ensuring the safety of patrons. 
 
Soccer Supervisor:  Seasonal position, responsible for conducting the coaches’ clinic; refereeing some games; setting up/taking down equipment for programs/events; clarifying rules; filling in for other staff members in their absence; and, ensuring the safety of patrons. 
 
Soccer Officials:  Seasonal positions responsible for officiating soccer games during the months of August, September & October.
Interested parties should contact City Hall at 825 Broadway, Pella, IA  50219, 641-628-4173 to obtain a City of Pella application or download an application from www.cityofpella.com.  Positions open until filled. EOE.
 
Interested parties should contact City Hall at 825 Broadway, Pella, IA  50219, 641-628-4173 to obtain a City of Pella application or download an application from www.cityofpella.com.  Positions open until filled. EOE.
  


Hanlon Chiropractic and Wellness 

Insurance/billing specialist for chiropractic office: Part time. Experience preferred. Hours are flexible. Contact (641)628-8800. Fax resume to (641)628-8808.
 
Massage therapist: wanted for chiropractic wellness center. Contact (641)628-8800. Fax resume to (641)628-8808.
 

Contract Positions
Manpower, in partnership with Vermeer Corporation, has immediate contract positions available for assemblers, machinists, machining specialists, material handlers, and welders.  Committed and quality-minded candidates with experience in a manufacturing environment are encouraged to apply for these 1st & 2nd shift positions.  Training will be held on 1st shift.  As a Manpower employee, you will be rewarded with starting wages of $11.50 to $17.15 per hour, holiday and vacation pay, along with a medical/dental/life insurance program.  To apply for these temporary positions, go to www.vermeerjobs.com.


Financial Representative
Immediate opening in the Pella area for a professional sales position in financial services.  Individual must have a four-year degree and strong people skills.  If you have what it takes, this entrepreneurial career offers the opportunity for you to enjoy control of your life, your career, and your income.  For a confidential interview, please mail resume to Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Attn: Sid Manfull, 106 E. Main Street, Washington, IA  52353.


Direct Support Professionals Needed:
Assist individuals with disabilities lead self-directed lives by providing support in home and work settings.

Living Skills Advisor (both in Pella)
1 Full-Time Position – Evening hours also includes every third weekend.
1 Full-Time Position – Overnight hours, may include weekends.
1 Full-Time Position – 24 hours shifts rotating schedule. 

Work Skills Supervisor
1 Part-Time Position – Various days 7am-10am or 7am-3pm; includes every third weekend. 

Visit our website at www.christianopportunity.org to view all open positions and instruction on how to apply.



Associate Manager – Full-Time
Provide each person supported with interactive training based on the developmental model, following individual plans and to assist the Program Manager in training, administering and supervising staff in the program.  Job description and required qualifiers can be found on our website.

 

Please send letter of interest, employment application and resume to Angela De Cook, Human Resources Director, Christian Opportunity Center, 1553 Broadway Street, Pella, IA 50219.

Visit our website at www.christianopportunity.org to view all open positions and instruction on how to apply.


Spiritual Services Facilitator – Part-Time
The purpose of this position is to assist people with disabilities in experiencing the joy and peace of knowing they are of value to God and His people, and to assist people with disabilities in growing in their relationship with Jesus Christ and His church.  Job description and required qualifiers can be found on our website.

Please send letter of interest, employment application and resume to Angela De Cook, Human Resources Director, Christian Opportunity Center, 1553 Broadway Street, Pella, IA 50219.

Visit our website at www.christianopportunity.org to view all open positions and instruction on how to apply.




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