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.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Sanitary Applications Engineer/Technical Sales Support
Central States Group is a sanitary and industrial distributor looking to add to our applications and technical sales support group at our Cedar Rapids, IA office. This position focuses on sanitary pump & equipment application engineering and customer support for the food & beverage industry. 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.
Prior experience in sanitary equipment and/or processing is preferred. Must have mechanical aptitude and be comfortable with algebra and similar mathematics. Must have practical 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.
Central States Group is an industrial distributor looking for a team oriented, quick learner with a strong work ethic to join our team as a Project Estimator. This position will focus on noise and vibration take-offs, quotations, submittals, project searches and qualifications, and general sales support. This position also supports our PVF Division. Industry knowledge is not required but preferred. We provide extensive training.
Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and customer service skills with ability to perform in a sales environment. Bachelor’s degree from four-year College in Construction Management or equivalent preferred but not required. Ability to learn to read, understand, and interpret construction schematics, blueprints and engineering drawings quickly is required.
Central States Group, 8720 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE 68138.