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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:
Employment Inquiry – Driver

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Transportation

Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Spring Glen, PA
Feed Truck Driver, Part time, Massey, MD
Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Rheems, Lancaster, PA
Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Shippensburg, PA

Operations

Mill Team Leader – 3rd Shift, Shippensburg, PA
Mill Operator – 2nd Shift, Spring Glen, PA
Mill Operator – B Shift, Mount Joy, PA
Mill Operator – 2nd Shift, Shippensburg, PA

Office

Chief Operating Officer – Wenger Feeds
Ingredient Buyer – Nutrify

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.

Page updated August 3, 2017
Thank you for your interest in employment with The Wenger Group.

Transportation

Feed Driver
Night Shift
Spring Glen, 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
Part-Time
Massey, MD
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
Part-time Hours, As Needed, Day/Evening/Weekends
Rheems/Mount Joy/Lancaster, 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
Shippensburg, PA
Position Summary:
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 or Assistant Mill Supervisor.
Effectively communicate with Transportation, Logistics, Nutrify and the outside mills.
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.
Function in an “on call” capacity.
Complete required training in a timely manner.
Qualifications Needed:
Knowledge of feed or related manufacturing techniques
Knowledge of SQF Food Safety Standards
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
2nd Shift

Spring Glen, 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
Mount Joy, 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
2nd Shift

Spring Glen, 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!

Office

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting directly to the CEO/President, this executive role is responsible for the profitability of Wenger Feeds and the management of all aspects of feed manufacturing and overall transportation to maximize quality and efficiency, while appropriately controlling costs and delivering optimal customer value.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordinate with Direct Reports and key individuals to ensure effective communication and workflows, while optimizing efficiencies and minimizing costs to meet and exceed customers’ requirements.
Develop and maintain positive internal and external relationships on behalf of Wenger Feeds to enhance quality and to deliver timely and efficient service and products.
Ensure that continual efforts are made to build and strengthen a safety mindset so that safety becomes an integral part of our culture.
Perform all financial activities necessary to plan, budget, and review for maximum performance of Wenger Feeds, including CapEx requests.
Collaborate with CCO on pricing matters.
Keep abreast of current related issues and ensure that Wenger Feeds maintains compliance with Wenger System goals and legal requirements.
Ensure the maintenance of all equipment and facilities to optimize cost efficiency and to be consistent with corporate branding.
Coordinate with Quality & Food Safety Manager to ensure quality standards are appropriately encouraged and upheld in all entities of The Wenger Group.
QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:Executive level experience with demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Highly developed organizational and effective task execution skills
Broad operational and financial management experience, 5+ years in feed manufacturing preferred.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities with strong interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Advanced computer skills; solid understanding of ERP systems
Bachelor’s degree in business-related discipline
Demonstrated experience in Lean Manufacturing


INGREDIENT BUYER
Position Summary:
The Ingredient Buyer is responsible for buying high quality feedstock at the best market price. Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to procurement (negotiation & purchasing) and contract management (PO/Supplier contract reconciliation, negotiating/correcting inaccuracies on receipts/invoices) for bulk ingredients. This individual must ensure that procurement transactions maximize returns for Nutrify and for its feed customers, while following company and customer risk management strategies. The Ingredient Buyer will ensure that Wenger Feed Mill locations have adequate inventory.

Essential Job Functions:
• Purchase bulk ingredients with cost savings to prevailing market that increase customer profitability and retention.
• Establish and negotiate pricing for protein by-products, grain by-products, and other misc. feed ingredients.
• Communicate daily with the Dispatch and Ingredient Team Leader to ensure material is on hand to eliminate mill downtime. This position must own the ingredient/inventory shift process at the location level, directing the DITL to establish trucking as needed as determined by the Ingredient Buyer.
• 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 for select customer service arrangements, manage customer inventory.
• Manage commodity inventories including direct ship and inventory purchases to ensure optimal profitability.
• Manage daily operations with customers, brokers, and suppliers.
• Develop and execute raw material strategies, monitor quality issues and administer corrective actions as needed.
• Provide training and development to others on team regarding all areas of job knowledge and skill.
• Maintain positive working relationships with each Wenger mill team
• Establish long-term relationships with suppliers and customers
• Develop an external sales effort in the future if needed.

Qualifications 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 maintain constructive, professional and team-oriented working relationships with both internal and external team members
• Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
• 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