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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Career Opportunities

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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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Warehouse Assocaite

We are looking for an energetic quick learner to process orders in a fully computerized warehouse. Duties include storing, picking, shipping and receiving of product. Must be computer literate, able to lift up to 70 lbs, able to operate warehouse software, and certify in forklift operation. Background check and drug test required. Competitive pay and benefits offered. Apply in person at Central States Group, 8720 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE, 68138 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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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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Service Coordinator

Central States Group, a Mid-western industrial distributor, is looking for a person to coordinate workflow between Customers, Outside/Inside Sales and Service Technicians on pump related repairs. The ideal candidate will be honest, responsible, and have a strong work ethic. Come work with a great group of people!

Job Responsibilities:
•    Provide timely and accurate quotes; 
•    Process orders for build-ups, repairs, and replacement at the appropriate gross margin;
•    Ensures on time delivery of product and repairs;
•    Provide excellent customer service by answering general service calls;
•    Work with vendors on order fulfillment, pricing, and shipping

Preferred Skills, Experience, & Education:
•    Must be detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines;
•    Proficient using Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.);
•    Good customer service skills and basic financial discernment required;
•    Solid basic math skills are required;
•    Experience working with pumping systems and related parts preferred but not required.

We provide extensive on-the-job training along with specific vendor related training. Competitive pay and benefits are offered. Background check and drug test are required. To be considered, email resume to Jennifer Pursell, jpursell@csgmail.com. Central States Group, 520 50th Ave Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Cedar Rapids, IA
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