Ranking Cedar Rapids Top Fifteen Factories
We say it with pride, Cedar Rapids is a factory town. These companies provide good jobs at dozens of plants and shops of various sizes. If you're looking for work, we hope this list of Top Fifteen Factories helps as a great resource for you to pursue your goal.
Founded in 1986, D&S Sheetmetal is a second-generation family-owned business. They are a union sheet metal contractor that fabricates and installs HVAC systems, dust collection systems, platforms, and exterior sheet metal. Like many of the factories here, the company is also community-minded, supporting many local organizations and causes.
There are only a couple local reviews on Indeed.com for Profol with one person commenting that the pay is great, and another former worker saying he would choose to work there again.
J.-Rettenmaier-USA scores a 3.0 overall on Indeed.com. The company does research, development, and processing of high-quality, functional organic fibers.
Raining Rose is a younger hometown hero of a company that makes a variety of products including lip balms and lotions. They score a 3.0 on Indeed.com as a great place to work.
Heinz may be another one of the smaller plants in Cedar Rapids, but it still scores a 3.4 on Indeed.com as being a really good place to work. Hunt's will never ketchup.
Technically not a factory, but a utility company, Alliant Energy is a Madison-based employer that scores 3.5 stars in reviews on Indeed.com.
Scoring 3.7 stars from their employees on Indeed.com is International Paper. It's massive sized plant on C St. SW stands in the shadow of Cedar Rapids' giant water tower off Hwy 30.
Drop the 'Rockwell', add the 'Aerospace'...Collins truly is Cedar Rapids and vice versa. Indeed.com employee reviews gives tech giant Collins a 3.7 star rating as a great place to work.
The company is currently seeking city approval to develop a 12 track rail yard in the Rompot neighborhood. Cargill scores a strong 3.9 from employee reviews on Indeed.com.
Makers of Cheerios and Lucky Charms, the General Mills plant scores 3.9 stars from workers on Indeed.com. A new union contract was recently ratified, and that should help boost that score even higher.
Local employee reviews on Indeed.com give Ingredion a big score of 4.0 stars on being a great place to work in Cedar Rapids.
Founded long ago in 1802, Dupont is the company that developed nylon, Teflon and Kevlar, It scores a 4.0 on Indeed.com for being a great place to work in Cedar Rapids
Another one of the biggest employers in Cedar Rapids, it's also one of the highest-rated factories in Linn County. ADM gets a strong 4.2 score from employees on Indeed.com.
One of Cedar Rapids most visible and oldest employers, and one of the best ranked in our Top Fifteen. Quaker Oats scores a big 4.2 stars on Indeed.com. We love to smell the crunch berries baking.
Opened in 2006 in Cedar Rapids, the Red Star Yeast plant is a joint venture of Lesaffre and ADM. It scores a powerful 4.4 stars for being a great place to work in Cedar Rapids, and that ranks it as #1 in our Top Fifteen Factories in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations!