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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 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.

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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
Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Shippensburg, PA

Operations

Mill Team Leader – 3rd Shift, Hempfield, PA
Mill Team Leader – 2nd Shift, Spring Glen, PA
Mill Operator – 3rd Shift, Shippensburg, PA
Mill Operator – (4pm – 4am) Shift, Hempfield, PA 

Office

Ingredient Trader
Account Leader – Ingredients

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.

Page updated July 26, 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!

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!

 

 

Operations


Mill Team Leader

3rd Shift
Lancaster, 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
2nd Shift
Spring Glen, 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- 3rd 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- (4PM-4AM) Hempfield, 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!

 

 

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Office

INGREDIENT TRADER
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Ingredient Trader is responsible for procuring, selling and trading bulk ingredients. The Ingredient Trader must correctly prioritize feed customer needs when procuring ingredients, while sustaining profitability to benefit both Nutrify and WFM customers. This individual’s responsibilities include but are not limited to procurement (negotiation & purchasing) and contract management for bulk ingredients. Procurement transactions in this position will follow the company and customer risk management strategies to maximize returns and maintain competitive pricing. This position is responsible to ensure Wenger Feed Mill locations have adequate inventory onhand and do not run out of product while maintaining team member relationships and establishing long-term relationships with suppliers and customers. This individual will develop and execute raw material strategies, monitor quality issues and administer corrective actions as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Purchase bulk ingredients with cost savings to prevailing market creating a focus on increasing customer profitability and retention.
Profitably lead the increase (internally and externally) of Nutrify’s sales and trading of bulk ingredients.
Establish and negotiate pricing for protein by-products, grain by-products, and other misc bulk feed ingredients.
Communicate daily with Ingredient Logistics Coordinator to ensure material is on hand to avoid downtime. This position must own the ingredient/inventory shift process at the location level, directing the ILC to establish trucking as needed as determined by the Ingredient Trader.
Manage contracts, including PO/Supplier contract reconciliation and negotiating/correcting inaccuracies on receipts/invoices.
Support ingredient supplier analysis and risk assessment plans regarding quality and performance areas.
Purchase ingredients according to product specifications; manage vendor quality through evaluations and audits and in select customer service arrangements this position will manage customer inventory.
Ability to maintain constructive, professional and team-oriented working relationships with supply chain members and colleagues (both internal and external).
Manage commodity inventories including direct ship and inventory purchases to ensure optimal profitability.
Manage day to day operations with customers, brokers, and suppliers. Ownership of this area is vital.
Provide training and development to others on team regarding all areas of job knowledge and skill.
QUALIFICATION NEEDED:
Knowledge of supply-demand economics
Ability to relate to needs of agri-business people.
Ability to negotiate favorable contracts.
Ability to develop mutual trust and satisfaction with vendors and customers.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Requires solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
BS Degree in Ag Business or related degree preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Experience in developing new business in both markets and customers.
Strong customer service commitment.

ACCOUNT LEADER – INGREDIENTS
POSITION SUMMARY:
This sales position is responsible for developing and maintaining customer accounts in feed ingredient market segments. Account Leaders may also be called upon to facilitate customer relations and project development not directly involved with their sales development efforts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop and carry out sales strategies to successfully obtain additional feed ingredient business.
Provide basic technical support for the sale of specific ingredients.
Help coordinate WFM services to best meet the prospect and customer needs.
Maintain an ongoing network of communication between customers, prospects, and related industry representatives as well as all appropriate WFM team members.
Act as an advocate for the customer within the Wenger Feeds organization.
Stay current with relevant industry developments and update sales staff accordingly.
Timely follow-up of customer accounts receivable as necessary.
Assist in performing general sales and marketing functions as determined by department manager.
Maintain timely records.
QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Sales and marketing skills from prospecting to closing sales as well as effective follow-up.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent skills: interpersonal skills and behaviors, verbal and written communication, group presentations, organizational skills and handling multiple tasks, computer capable with excel, word, power point and communication tools.
Ability to work with all levels of customers and their employees.
Basic knowledge of agricultural issues.
Dairy industry experience and connections preferred
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to maintain long periods of travel by car and to have a flexible schedule for sales availability at times that meets industry or customer needs.
EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
Bachelor’s degree in Ag. Business, Animal Science, and/or equivalent
Two years experience in agriculture or Ag-related industry preferred
Technical background of feed ingredients preferred