Why work for us?

Central States Group regularly recruits highly motivated individuals who seek fulfilling and challenging careers in the Midwest. We set the highest ethical standards, foster innovation and teamwork, empower people and insist on quality and service improvement.


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Our commitment to our employees shows in our competitive compensation package including a bonus program; paid time off (PTO) plan; health, life, vision, dental and disability insurance coverage; and a 401(k) program.

If you desire a long-term career opportunity and are motivated to learn how to succeed in our industry, we will provide you with training that will equip you with a thorough understanding of our products, our customers' processes and our company systems. Below is a list of the current opportunities available at this time.


Latest Jobs

Customer Service - Parts

Industrial distributor looking for a team oriented, quick learner with strong work ethics to focus on customer service related duties for pump/parts department. Will provide customers with timely and accurate quotes, process orders, ensure on-time delivery of product, answer general sales calls, and communicate with outside sales staff on status of their accounts. Must have good customer service skills and financial discernment. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college preferred but not required. Will accept two years of applicable experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of degree. Background check and drug test required. Competitive pay and benefits offered. For consideration, email resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com. Central States Group, 520 50th Avenue Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Cedar Rapids, IA
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Driver

Central States Group is a midwestern industrial distributor of pipes, valves, fittings, and engineered product. We’re looking for an energetic quick learner to make deliveries in light duty trucks and process orders in a fully computerized warehouse. Must have excellent people skills (friendly, courteous, and polite) for customer contact. No special driver’s license is needed but must have a good, clean driving record and valid operator’s license. Related experience required (driving a straight truck and/or truck with trailer). Must be computer literate, able to lift up to 70 lbs, operate warehouse software and certify in forklift operation. Post-offer, pre-employment physical, drug test, and background check required. Competitive pay, health insurance, 401k. Apply in person at Central States Group, 8720 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE or email resume to jpursell@csgmail.com.

Omaha, NE
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Driver

Central States Group is a midwestern industrial distributor of pipes, valves, fittings, and engineered products. We’re looking for a driver to make deliveries in light duty trucks. Must have excellent people skills (friendly, courteous, and polite) for customer contact. CDL driver’s license not required but must have a good, clean driving record, valid operator’s license, and ability to obtain your DOT med card. Must be computer literate, able to lift up to 70 lbs., operate warehouse software, and certify in forklift operation. Experience driving a larger truck (not a semi) is preferred. Post-offer, pre-employment physical, drug test, and background check required. Related experience preferred (driving a straight truck/warehouse work). Competitive pay, health insurance, 401k. Pick up an application at Central States Group, 2702 290th Street, Marshall, MN or email resume to jpursell@csgmail.com.

Marshall, MN
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Project Estimator

Central States Group is looking for a motivated, quick learner with a strong work ethic to focus on project estimation and inside sales related duties for our Noise & Vibration Isolation Division in Omaha.
Job Responsibilities
•    Review specifications and drawings to determine products required.
•    Perform take-offs from drawings using Blue Bean software and/or manually using architectural ruler.
•    Prepare estimate take-off and calculations using Microsoft Excel.
•    Organize and prepare complete and professional quotations using Microsoft Word.
•    Prepare substitution request & product submittal packages.
•    Processing orders and communicating with manufacturers and customers on orders.
•    Quotation and project follow up with customers.
•    Project searches utilizing iSqft and other resources.
•    Work closely with our outside sales staff on product, customer, and territory growth.
Preferred Skills, Experience & Education
•    Need to be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
•    High degree of verbal and written communication skills.
•    Need to be detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
•    Proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Word.
•    Experience in using Blue Beam or other take-off software helpful.
•    Ability to estimate projects and accurately prepare quotations.
•    Must have good math skills.
•    Ability to read, understand and interpret HVAC, plumbing and architectural plans/drawings and specifications.
•    Construction, HVAC or drywall knowledge helpful but not required.
•    An understanding of acoustics and vibration helpful but not required.
•    Prefer a college degree or experience in engineering, architectural, acoustics, project estimation or a construction related curriculum.
Competitive pay and benefits offered. Background check and drug test required. For consideration, email resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com. Central States Group, 8720 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE 68138.

Omaha, NE
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Sales Internship

An Internship with Central States Group is a great opportunity for those interested in our company to gain insight into our operations, culture, professional staff, and management team. We will expose you to the following aspects of our company and industry to help provide the student with hands-on practical business experience.

Warehouse Department: with our shipping and receiving teams, learn about various vendor parts and products and the logistic challenges that surround meeting the customer orders.

Sales Department: learn about inside sales – work with customers in a professional environment with our PVF (Pipe, Valve and Fitting) and Process Controls departments.

Operations: experience ISO standards in real-life scenarios while managing inventory and processes for efficiency. Accounting: work with our accounts receivable and payable departments to get a complete business circle with how customers pay and how we pay vendors.

The internship is paid on an hourly basis; however, Central States Group is not responsible for costs incurred during relocation for the internship or for housing expenses incurred during the duration of the internship program.

Qualifications:
• Working towards and degree in Industrial Distribution, Business, or a similar focus
• Ability to develop business relationships
• Strong work ethic
• Self-motivated
• Attention to detail and able to multi-task
• Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication,and organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to build high level of trust with coworkers and management
• Ability to persevere through challenges
• Responsibility
• Work-oriented but able to have fun while working
• Must pass post-offer background check and drug screen

Apply online now or email your resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com 

Omaha, NE
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Sales Internship

An Internship with Central States Group is a great opportunity for those interested in our company to gain insight into our operations, culture, professional staff, and management team. We will expose you to the following aspects of our company and industry to help provide the student with hands-on practical business experience.

Service Department: with our experienced techs, learn about various rotating equipment parts and the logistic challenges that surround meeting customer orders.

Sales Department: learn about inside sales – work with customers in a professional environment with our EPD (Engineered Products Department). Work with Application Engineers as they solve technical problems for customers.

Operations: experience ISO standards in real-life scenarios while managing inventory and processes for efficiency.

The internship is paid on an hourly basis; however, Central States Group is not responsible for costs incurred during relocation for the internship or for housing expenses incurred during the duration of the internship program.

Qualifications:
• Working towards a degree in Engineering, Industrial Distribution, or a similar focus
• Ability to develop business relationships
• Strong work ethic
• Self-motivated
• Attention to detail and able to multi-task
• Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to build a high level of trust with coworkers and management
• Ability to persevere through challenges
• Responsibility
• Work-oriented but able to have fun while working
• Must pass post-offer background check and drug screen.

Apply online now or email your resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com 

Cedar Rapids, IA
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Application Technician/Technical Sales Support

Central States Group is an industrial distributor looking to add to our applications and technical sales group at our Cedar Rapids office. Applicants with technical customer service experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants with 2-4 year degrees in math/engineering/or similar field are encouraged to apply, even if no experience is had.

This position focuses on industrial pump application, customer support, and inside sales. Primary responsibilities include selecting and quoting equipment and solutions to meet our customers’ requirements for new applications, and diagnosing/troubleshooting existing equipment that is already in operation. Employees in this position add value by being a technical expert for our customers and our salespeople in the field. 

Must have mechanical aptitude and be comfortable with algebra and similar mathematics. Must have practical business experience working with Microsoft Office and have solid general computer skills. Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal), a strong work ethic, and the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment. For those without related experience with pumps or rotating equipment, we provide extensive on-the-job training. 

Competitive pay and benefits offered. Background check and drug test required. For consideration, email resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com. To learn more about CSG, please visit our website, centralstatesgroup.com.

Cedar Rapids, IA
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