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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.

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.

Opportunities

Omaha, NE

Driver - Class A or B CDL

Central States Group is a Midwest industrial distributor of pipes, valves, fittings, and engineered products.

Want to use your CDL but not interested in driving across the country and being away from home? Want to work daytime hours and be home with your family every night? Want to work with a great team? Then this position might be for you!

The job is a mix of deliveries on daily routes and warehouse duties as time permits. The best part is that you’ll be home every night! CDL is used for the semi-truck only which is used only a couple times a month. All other deliveries are used with a straight truck. We’re looking for someone with a stable work history that has excellent people skills for customer contact. Must have a Class A CDL with a current D.O.T. medical card, an excellent driving and safety record, and the ability to lift up to 70 lbs. Related CDL driving experience is necessary.

Post-offer, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and D.O.T. drug test required. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Benefits start on the first day of the month after date of hire!

Apply in person at Central States Group, 8720 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE 68138 or email resume to Jennifer Pursell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.

For consideration, email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Pursell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


Cedar Rapids, IA

Shop Assistant

Central States Group, a Midwest industrial distributor has a great career opportunity for a Service Technician apprentice to work with our experienced Service Technicians on pumps and related process equipment repairs. This is an entry level position and doesn't require any prior knowledge or experience, but we are looking for someone who is team oriented, has mechanical ability, is a quick learner and has a strong work ethic. The duties for this position include parts cleaning, assisting the service techs, keeping the shop clean, orderly, and safe plus other miscellaneous duties. Basic knowledge of mechanical components is a plus. Background check and drug test required. Competitive pay and benefits offered. For consideration, email resume to Jennifer Pursell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Central States Group, 520 50th Avenue Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA.

 

Technical Sales Support

Central States Group is looking to add to our applications and technical sales group at our Cedar Rapids office. This position focuses on industrial pump customer support and inside sales. Primary responsibilities include quoting parts and equipment to meet our customers' needs.

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, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more about CSG please visit our website. www.centralstatesgroup.com.

 

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.

For consideration, email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Pursell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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