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Based in Rheems, Pennsylvania, The Wenger Group™ is a comprehensive Agricultural Company offering Feed, Ingredients, Eggs and Egg Marketing, Flock Services, and Pullet Growing. The Wenger Group™ includes Wenger Feeds, Nutrify: Performance Ingredient Solutions, and Dutchland Farms.

We’re a stable company with strong core values, great benefits, competitive wage structure, and a safe and healthy work environment.

Benefits
For all full-time team members, we offer full medical, dental and vision insurance. All team members are eligible to participate in a Profit Sharing Plan with an employer match. Each team member has the potential to earn a yearly bonus based on the achievement of company goals.

Full-time team members with at least three years of service are eligible to participate in our Wenger’s Feed Mill, Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. As a progressive company with strong core values, we offer a professional working environment and a competitive benefits package as well as the opportunity for personal and professional growth.

The Wenger Group is a drug-free workplace. All positions require candidates to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Apply!

Download an application to mail to:
The Wenger Group
101 West Harrisburg Ave.
P.O. Box 26
Rheems, PA 17570

If you’re interested in a driving position, please use this file:
Driver Application

For information or to email your application or resume, contact Human Resources:

Transportation

Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Rheems, PA
Transportation Manager, Rheems, PA
Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Shippensburg, PA
Transportation Supervisor, Rheems, PA

Operations

Mill Team Lead, Third Shift, Hempfield, PA
Mill Team Leader, Second Shift, Shippensburg, PA
Mill Operator, Third Shift, Shippensburg, PA
Mill Operator, First Shift, Massey, MD
Mill Maintenance, Second Shift, Rheems, PA

Office

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.
Poultry Division Compliance Specialist

Internships

Feed Manufacturing
Sales & Marketing

Page updated February 4, 2016
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Wenger Group.

Transportation

Feed Driver
Night Shift
Rheems, PA
This individual is responsible to load, transport and unload feed between the mill and the customer and ensure the care of company and customer property.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection – assuring the safety of the vehicle.
Drive in a safe manner.
Load the correct feed from the appropriate bin, close bin and visually check the quality of feed and take sample of each order delivered – follow proper feed sampling procedures and wear required safety equipment.
Deliver feed to correct farm and bin number in a timely and efficient manner.
Report, clean up and properly dispose of feed spills.
Maintain a clean and orderly vehicle and inform supervisor of vehicle problems.
Maintain a neat and clean personal appearance.
Maintain proper company image on highway and on farm (e.g., proper equipment maintenance and attire). Report any problems observed in dealing with customers.
At times, deliver loads of a Gross Weight of 95,000 lbs.
Perform all duties to assure high quality CSA scores are maintained.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Needed:
Valid (Class A) CDL and good driving record Endorsements “N” Tank;
Air Brakes Ability to handle flexible hours at times
Successful completion of DOT Physical and Drug screen
Ability to work in dusty environment Ability to handle “on the road” situations that develop from time to time (snow – ice-accidents)
Ability to work at 15’ heights consistently Ability to climb ladders consistently
Ability to lift up to 66 pounds on occasion
Basic math skills
Ability to handle permit size loads possibly grossing 95,000 lbs.
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Transportation Manager
Rheems, PA

This individual is responsible for maximizing quality, efficiency and value, while minimizing costs, in all aspects of the Transportation business units; primary focus is feed delivery processes, but also responsible for equipment and related elements of Ingredient and Egg Delivery services. The Feed Transportation Manager oversees all operational aspects of Feed Delivery, Logistics and the Garage, by working closely with the supervisors and team members in each of these areas.
Essential Job Functions:
Coordinate with Transportation area supervisors to ensure effective and efficient communication, and maintain motivated workforce throughout the Feed Transportation Department.
Develop and maintain positive internal and external relationships on behalf of the Transportation Department to provide quality, timely and efficient service to customers.
Assure the timely and quality procurement and maintenance of all necessary WFM Transport delivery equipment and WFM vehicles, including small vehicles.
Coordinate with Transportation Supervisor to ensure accurate and efficient delivery of feed with appropriate staffing levels.
Coordinate with the Garage Supervisor to ensure WFM vehicles are maintained in a safe and efficient manner, with timely and cost effective repairs and preventative maintenance activity for all units.
Coordinate with Logistics Supervisor and Manufacturing to determine the most effective and efficient manufacturing locations and delivery assignments.
Analyze costs and financial statements pertaining to the Transportation Department, and address areas of divergence from expectations.
Keep current on transportation issues; coordinate with the Health & Safety Compliance Coordinator to ensure all legal requirements are met regarding DOT, OSHA, and Wenger System policies.
Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of EOBRs (electronic on board recorders), and other technology tools, within the Transportation Department.
Chair Feed Transportation Wenger System committee and prepare budgets and operational plans as needed.
Qualifications Needed:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a timely & quality appropriate manner
Management experience in the transportation industry, 3+ years preferred
Demonstrated leadership capabilities with strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting concepts and their impact on financial reporting
Advanced computer skills, including MS Excel and Word Business-related degree preferred
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Feed Driver
Night Shift
Shippensburg, PA
This individual is responsible to load, transport and unload feed between the mill and the customer and ensure the care of company and customer property.
Essential Job Functions: Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection – assuring the safety of the vehicle. Drive in a safe manner. Load the correct feed from the appropriate bin, close bin and visually check the quality of feed and take sample of each order delivered – follow proper feed sampling procedures and wear required safety equipment. Deliver feed to correct farm and bin number in a timely and efficient manner. Report, clean up and properly dispose of feed spills. Maintain a clean and orderly vehicle and inform supervisor of vehicle problems. Maintain a neat and clean personal appearance. Maintain proper company image on highway and on farm (e.g., proper equipment maintenance and attire). Report any problems observed in dealing with customers. At times, deliver loads of a Gross Weight of 95,000 lbs. Perform all duties to assure high quality CSA scores are maintained. Perform all other duties as assigned. Qualifications Needed: Valid (Class A) CDL and good driving record Endorsements “N” Tank; Air Brakes Ability to handle flexible hours at times Successful completion of DOT Physical and Drug screen Ability to work in dusty environment Ability to handle “on the road” situations that develop from time to time (snow – ice-accidents) Ability to work at 15’ heights consistently Ability to climb ladders consistently Ability to lift up to 66 pounds on occasion Basic math skills Ability to handle permit size loads possibly grossing 95,000 lbs.
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Transportation Supervisor
Rheems, PA
This individual is responsible for the supervision of all feed delivery functions and related activities to maximize productivity and safety. This individual will also work closely with the Dispatch Supervisor and Garage Administrator to ensure efficient operations.
Essential Job Functions: Supervise assistant supervisors and drivers; coordinate with assistant supervisors as appropriate on daily operations, scheduling, and performance reviews. Maintain an active presence with all feed delivery personnel, including but not limited to face to face interactions and ride-alongs to promote positive communication. Make bi-weekly visits to outside mills to interact with drivers. Coordinate overall Driver training program needs and requirements with the Training and Development Transportation Coordinator to help ensure a safe, well-trained, and growing Driver staff, to help maximize our effectiveness and efficiency. Work on projects with Transportation Manager. Meet needs of equipment and drivers on a daily and/or weekly schedule.
Qualifications Needed:
Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Valid (Class A) CDL license Ability to be flexible with time spent with all shifts
Good computer skills
Good organizational skills
Ability to understand and utilize EOBC’s (electronic onboard computer systems)
Supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership capabilities
Good instructional skills
Safety program experience
Ability to work at heights of up to 15 feet
Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Operations

Mill Team Leader
Third Shift
Hempfield, PA
The Team Leader oversees the daily production of feed as well as scheduling and assigning mill personnel on scheduled shift. Essential Job Functions:
Oversee the production of feed on assigned shift.
Effectively operate all areas of the mill.
Supervise, train and evaluate Mill Operators/ Receivers on assigned shift.
Assign duties felt necessary to ensure a clean and orderly facility.
Assume duties during absence of Mill Supervisor.
Perform other duties as determined by Mill Supervisor. |
Effectively communicate with dispatch and coordinate with all mills as needed.
Manage and enforce safety policies and procedures to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries. Manage and enforce environmental policies.
Maintain usage reports and operational records as needed. Navigate, use and understand Wenger System as appropriate. Qualifications Needed:
Knowledge of feed or related manufacturing techniques. Supervisory training with demonstrated leadership capabilities Good oral and written communication skills Basic math and computer skills Ability to operate various types of feed mill or related machinery Ability to stand, lean, bend, stoop, lift and walk for long periods of time.
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. on occasion and perform other manual labor General maintenance skills Ability to climb ladders and work in high places Ability to work in confined spaces Ability to work in dusty conditions Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Mill Team Leader
Second Shift
Shippensburg, PA
The Team Leader oversees the daily production of feed as well as scheduling and assigning mill personnel on scheduled shift.
Essential Job Functions
Oversee the production of feed on assigned shift.
Effectively operate all areas of the mill.
Supervise, train and evaluate Mill Operators/ Receivers on assigned shift.
Assign duties felt necessary to ensure a clean and orderly facility.
Assume duties during absence of Mill Supervisor.
Perform other duties as determined by Mill Supervisor.
Effectively communicate with dispatch and coordinate with all mills as needed.
Manage and enforce safety policies and procedures to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries.
Manage and enforce environmental policies.
Maintain usage reports and operational records as needed.
Navigate, use and understand Wenger System as appropriate.
Qualifications Needed
Knowledge of feed or related manufacturing techniques
Supervisory training with demonstrated leadership capabilities
Good oral and written communication skills
Basic math and computer skills
Ability to operate various types of feed mill or related machinery
Ability to stand, lean, bend, stoop, lift and walk for long periods of time
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. on occasion and perform other manual labor
General maintenance skills
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Mill Operator
Third Shift
Shippensburg, PA
This individual is responsible for performing all phases necessary for daily feed production and the receiving of grain and ingredients. The Mill Supervisor assigns specific daily duties.
Essential Job Functions:
May be responsible for all or part of the following duties and responsibilities to be determined by the Shift Supervisor:
Receive daily shipments of grain and other ingredients by rail and truck.
Control and monitor feed production through the computer center.
Effectively operate the pellet mill.
Perform the function of “hand-adds,” the manual addition of feed ingredients.
Clean mill facility when working conditions and time permit.
Perform general mechanical duties as determined by the Mill Supervisor.
Monitor ingredient inventories.
Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly.
Other duties determined by the Mill Supervisor.
Navigate, use and understand Wenger System as appropriate.
Qualifications Needed:
Ability to work with close supervision and independently
Basic math skills
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. on occasion
General maintenance skills
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Basic computer skills
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Mill Operator
First Shift
Massey, MD
This individual is responsible for performing all phases necessary for daily feed production and the receiving of grain and ingredients. The Mill Supervisor assigns specific daily duties.
Essential Job Functions:
May be responsible for all or part of the following duties and responsibilities to be determined by the Shift Supervisor:
Receive daily shipments of grain and other ingredients by rail and truck.
Control and monitor feed production through the computer center.
Effectively operate the pellet mill.
Perform the function of “hand-adds,” the manual addition of feed ingredients.
Clean mill facility when working conditions and time permit.
Perform general mechanical duties as determined by the Mill Supervisor.
Monitor ingredient inventories.
Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly.
Other duties determined by the Mill Supervisor.
Navigate, use and understand Wenger System as appropriate.
Qualifications Needed:
Ability to work with close supervision and independently
Basic math skills
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment
Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. on occasion
General maintenance skills
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Basic computer skills
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Mill Maintenance
Second Shift
Rheems, PA
Position Summary:
This individual works under the direction of the Mill Maintenance Supervisor in the area of Mill Maintenance, and works with the Plant supervisor at each locations.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform preventative maintenance and routine service on all mill equipment
Troubleshoot and repair equipment problems.
Anticipate and plan for projected maintenance needs and prioritize tasks.
Maintain accurate records of inventories and completed maintenance.
Communicate effectively among all personnel.
Work effectively as a team member, assisting as needed.
Follow all safety rules and guidelines.
Function in an “on call” capacity.
Perform general clean up as needed and keep tools organized.
Travel to outside mills when needed for preventive maintenance.
Understand, utilize and navigate the Wenger System.
Qualifications Needed:
General mechanical background
Ability to manage time effectively
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to perform heavy lifting (maximum 80 pounds)
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Basic computer skills
Basic electrical skills
Basic plumbing skills
Basic welding/torching skills
Knowledge of steam systems and boilers
Valid PA driver’s license and can drive company vehicle, per policy
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Office

Poultry Division Compliance Specialist
Rheems, PA
The Poultry Division Compliance Specialist functions as the primary compliance officer for the Poultry Division for all industry-related certification activities, including animal welfare, nutrition-specific, food safety, and other governmental/regulatory requirements. This individual will make certain that all flock-related testing is conducted according to industry guidelines within established timelines, and also work with contract producers and growers to ensure that facilities and practices meet required industry and WFM standards. As time/workloads permit, this individual may also assist Poultry Service with regular duties and/or absence coverage.
Essential Job Functions:
Ensure that all flocks, facilities, feed programs and/or service activities meet or exceed applicable certification standards.
Prepare and maintain necessary documentation to accomplish and sustain industry certifications and submit required materials within established deadlines.
Accompany auditors during location and office audits; assist scheduling as necessary.
Monitor flock schedules and Poultry Service activities to ensure that flock-related testing is conducted within established timelines.
Regularly inspect and document producer and grower facilities, to ensure compliance to applicable industry regulations and WFM standards.
Interface directly with regulatory and certification agency personnel to ensure requirements are understood and to resolve potential issues.
Work directly with producers on maintenance of facilities and records in accordance with certification requirements.
Work closely with Poultry Service Technicians to ensure accurate maintenance of required records and proper implementation of corrective actions.
Perform Poultry Service duties as time/workloads permit (see Poultry Service Job Description).
Keep informed of recent developments and regulatory changes in the poultry industry through literature and training sessions.
Identify problems or potential problems and work through possible solutions.
Perform all other duties necessary to complete the job.
Qualifications Needed:
Ability to research, interpret, and understand industry standards and certification requirements, and apply corresponding information to sound house management.
Strong organization, problem solving, and communication skills.
Ability to schedule and prioritize duties, and work with minimal direct supervision.
Flexibility to assist in other areas of Poultry Division as needed.
Good computer skills including solid understanding of Microsoft Office products.
Associates Degree in agriculture-related curriculum; Bachelor’s Degree preferred (or equivalent experience).
Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
Ability to climb ladders.
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INTERNSHIP
Feed Manufacturing Internship – Summer 2016
Wenger Feeds summer internships offer students a unique exposure to many facets of the agricultural industry in Pennsylvania. Wenger Feeds tailors the internship to meet both student and company objectives for a mutually beneficial experience. The feed manufacturing internship includes the following areas:
Feed Production
Ingredient and Grain Receiving
Control room computer operations
Mill equipment operation and maintenance
Quality Assurance Guidelines
Mill Management
Coordination with Logistics, Purchasing, Transportation
Ingredient inventory
Staff Supervision and scheduling
Soybean Plant Operations
Expelled Soy Product
Soybean oil by-product
Governmental Compliance
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Safety Programs (OSHA)
Additional Benefits
Introduction to the professional work environment
Opportunity for significant contribution with project work
Personalized feedback on work habits, communication skills and job performance
Familiarity with the feed manufacturing function in PA industry
Understanding of Wenger’s leadership role in the agricultural community
Compensation | Schedule | Location
Bi-weekly financial compensation | Flexible 10-12 week program | Daily schedule may vary
Based at Rheems, PA corporate office
Use our contact page to inquire.

INTERNSHIP
Sales & Marketing Internship – Summer 2016
Wenger Feeds summer internships offer students a unique exposure to many facets of the agricultural industry in Pennsylvania. Wenger Feeds tailors the internship to meet both student and company objectives for a mutually beneficial experience. The sales and marketing internship includes the following areas:
Feed Sales
Understanding the customer
Understanding the product or services; differentiation
Prospecting, closing the sale, follow up
Account maintenance and relationships
General sales strategy
Marketing
Market research
Branding, use of web site/graphic design
Marketing tools and materials
Niche marketing
Communication Skills
Interpersonal, verbal and written
Presentation skills
Additional Benefits
Introduction to the professional work environment
Opportunity for significant contribution with project work
Personalized feedback on work habits, communication skills and job performance
Familiarity with the sales and marketing responsibilities of the agricultural industry in PA
Understanding of Wenger’s leadership role in the agricultural community
Compensation | Schedule | Location
Bi-weekly financial compensation | Flexible 10-12 week program | Daily schedule may vary
Based at Rheems, PA corporate office
Use our contact page to inquire.