We offer customized project solutions to improve your bottom line. Contract Services’ quality management system is certified to ISO 9001:2015, meeting the manufacturing industry’s highest quality standards. Our contract partners receive their projects on time and at a competitive price.
What We Do
Goodwill provides our customers with high quality, cost-effective assembly services which allow them to focus on their core competencies. Using lean manufacturing techniques, we strive to simplify complex assembly operations to maximize production and reduce customer lead time. 5.3 million assemblies were shipped to Whirlpool in 2017 to support their refrigerator manufacturing lines. 100% of those assemblies were delivered on-time. How can we meet your needs?
- Multi-component products
- Labor-intensive hand assembly
- Gluing/hot melt
- Part sequencing
- Customized solutions
- 5 million assemblies were shipped to Whirlpool in 2018
Our customers include: Collins Aerospace, Klein Tools, Quantum Plastics, Westrock and Whirlpool Corporation
Need customized packaging solutions tailored to meet on-going business needs? This includes seasonal peaks and re-work projects. Contract Services provides the following packaging processes:
- Automated shrink wrapping
- Bulk packaging
- Retail packaging
- Reverse logistics and re-packaging
Our customers include: Frontier Natural Products, Legacy Manufacturing, Material Solutions, Nordstrom Direct and Whirlpool Corporation
Goodwill’s Contract Services division can provide solutions to meet your need for inspection and rework of non-conforming parts or products. Our commitment to operational excellence ensures that on-going, short-term, and one-time projects will be completed on time and to your satisfaction.
- Inspection and sorting
- Disassembly for salvage or recycling
- Rework of non-conforming products or packaging
- Retail returns processing
Our customers include: Collins Aerospace, DW Products, Jabil Packaging Solutions, Klein Tools, Procter & Gamble, Quantum Plastics and Silgan Plastics
Our community partners include:
- Advanced Manufacturing Sector
- Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance
- CIRAS (Center for Industrial Research and Service)
- Creating Futures
- ICR Iowa
- Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
- Iowa Lean Consortium
- Iowa Quality Center
- Veteran Affairs Transitional Work Programs.
100% on-time delivery. In 2018, 4,165 shipments consisting of over 7.4 million finished products were delivered on time. 331 individuals contributed to the completion of 83 projects for 13 area businesses.
Light Manufacturing Training Program
We offer a Light Manufacturing Training Program in Cedar Rapids providing trainees with paid work experience and transferable job skills. Our program delivers skilled labor to local businesses looking for motivated team members ready to work.
Streamline your operation
Learn how we help Whirlpool-Amana streamline their operations by providing sub-assembly and industrial kitting services. Whether you are a large manufacturer or small business, strategic contracting with Goodwill can save your business time and money.
Our Quality Policy
Goodwill Industries of the Heartland strives to continuously improve our processes to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. We are committed to delivering quality products and services on-time, every time.
What can we do for you? Contact Jessica Schamberger at (319) 739-5019 to learn how we can help your business.