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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, Dutchland Farms, and Risser Grain.

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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101 West Harrisburg Ave.
P.O. Box 26
Rheems, PA 17570

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Transportation

Class A CDL Driver for Rheems/Mount Joy
Class A CDL Driver for Spring Glen, PA
Class A CDL Driver for Muncy, PA
Truck Service Technician, 2nd Shift, Elizabethtown, PA

 

 

Operations

Mill Technician, Lancaster, PA
Team Leader, Mount Joy, PA
Mill Technician, Martinsburg, PA

 

 

Office

Relationship Manager – Sales & Marketing
Grain Buyer – Nutrify
JDE Business Analyst 
Environmental Manager
Software Developer II
IT Project Manager
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.

Page updated December 3, 2019
Thank you for your interest in employment with The Wenger Group.

Transportation

Feed Driver
Night Shift
Rheems/Mount Joy, 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
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
Night Shift
Muncy, 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!

Mill Team Leader – C Shift (4am-4pm)
Mount Joy, 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 and efficiently.
Effectively and efficiently operate all areas of the mill.
Supervise, train and evaluate Mill Operators on assigned shift.
Monitor and keep accurate ingredient/grain and bagged inventories.
Assign duties to ensure a clean and orderly facility.
Perform other duties as determined by Mill Supervisor or Assistant Mill Supervisor.
Effectively communicate with Transportation, Logistics, Nutrify and the outside mills.
Enforce safety policies and procedures to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries.
Enforce environmental, quality, and food safety policies and procedures.
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
Ability to understand and follow 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

Truck Service Technician
Elizabethtown, PA
This individual is responsible for general vehicle maintenance and repair of Wenger Feeds’ owned vehicles.
Essential Job Functions
General commercial motor vehicle, commercial tank trailer, and small vehicle repair and maintenance.
Handle on-call duties as scheduled.
Other duties as determined by the Truck Service Technician Leader.
This individual is responsible for general vehicle maintenance and repair of Wenger Feeds’ owned vehicles.
Qualifications Needed
Possess truck mechanic experience and ability to effectively diagnose and repair motor vehicles.
Possession of a valid class Class A CDL license is preferred, along with a good driving record.
Endorsements: ‘N’ Tank; Lift ‘L’ Air Brake Restriction.
Completion of refrigerant course desirable.
Possess PA Inspection License Class 7.
Ability to handle heavy objects: tires, springs, brake drums and tools to repair vehicles, up to 80 lbs.
Ability to work inside tank bins (confined area).
Ability to climb ladders and work at heights of 15′.
General welding skills and ability to work with hydraulics a plus.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area, encouraging safety and efficiency.
Accurately and promptly completes all repair related paperwork, to include those related to proper inventory and parts usage.|
Perform all duties in a professional and safe manner, compliant with all governmental, Wenger Feeds, and Wenger Feeds Garage policies & procedures.

Operations

Mill Technician
Third Shift

Lancaster, PA
The Mill Technician is an integral and important part of a team responsible for manufacturing feed in accordance with operating procedures. To accomplish this, they will operate the manual and computer automated systems required to receive ingredients, mix feed through hand adds, batching and pelleting and potentially engage in the operation of certain equipment. In addition to feed manufacturing the operator will perform inventory management, appropriate maintenance and repair on production related equipment as well as housekeeping activities. Mill technicians are responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.
Essential Job Functions
Milling Operations

Develop and maintain knowledge in animal nutrition and how ingredients interact with milling and grinding process through formulation to produced defined feed types
Grain tester – DON testing; dockage; moisture and bushel weight and foreign material; auto and manual truck probing
Perform the function of “hand-adds,” the manual addition of feed ingredients and accurately recording medication and vitamin usage.
Clean and perform routine housekeeping of the mill
Perform general mechanical duties
Control and monitor feed production through the computer center. Routing. Batching.
Effectively operate multiple pellet mill lines
Effectively operate grinding equipment
Receive daily shipments of grain and ingredients by truck & rail 
Be able to operate a forklift, skidloader and payloader
Effectively operate specific equipment at individual locations, extruder, corn dryer, transload
Ingredient and Inventory Management
Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly
Monitor and keep accurate ingredient/grain inventories
Administrative and Other
Navigate, use and understand software such as Laserfiche, The Wenger System, Microsoft Word, Excel and the WEM platform
Complete training in a timely manner
Maintain usage reports and operational records as needed
Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Mill Manager.
Education and Experience
A minimum requirement of a high school degree or equivalent
Accumulated solid foundation of general work experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Minimum of 1 year of experience in a feed mill preferred
Background in agriculture through education and/or experience preferred
Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance preferred
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred
Qualifications Needed
Ability to work both with close supervision and independently
Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards – FSMA and SQF, Federal and State regulations
Knowledge of feed manufacturing techniques
Demonstrated math and critical thinking skills
Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Ability to work in an effective and efficient manner
Ability to work well with others
Promotes teamwork
Positive attitude
Adaptable to change
Demonstrates safe behavior and ability to follow policies and procedures
Demonstrated mechanical ability
Demonstrates Wenger’s Core Values
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment
Must be able to be medically cleared to wear all required PPE including but not limited respirator and ARC Flash
Physical Requirements
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. repeatedly and up to 100 lbs. on occasion
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Soy Plant Operator
This individual will perform all functions involved in the manufacturing of quality expelled soy. The Plant 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 Plant Supervisor:
Receive daily shipments of grain and other ingredients by truck.
Control and monitor production.
Effectively operate all machinery.
Clean facility when working conditions and time permit.
Perform general mechanical duties as determined by the Plant Supervisor.
Perform other duties as determined by the Plant Supervisor.
Utilize and navigate the Wenger System as appropriate.
Follow all safety policies and procedures.
Maintain usage reports and operational records as needed
Maintain communication with Plant Supervisor regarding key updates.

Qualifications Needed:
Ability to work with close supervision and independently
Basic math and computer skills
Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards.
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
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Flexibility to work overtime as needed
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Mill Team Leader – C Shift (4am-4pm)
Mount Joy, 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 and efficiently.
Effectively and efficiently operate all areas of the mill.
Supervise, train and evaluate Mill Operators on assigned shift.
Monitor and keep accurate ingredient/grain and bagged inventories.
Assign duties to ensure a clean and orderly facility.
Perform other duties as determined by Mill Supervisor or Assistant Mill Supervisor.
Effectively communicate with Transportation, Logistics, Nutrify and the outside mills.
Enforce safety policies and procedures to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries.
Enforce environmental, quality, and food safety policies and procedures.
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
Ability to understand and follow 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

Mill Technician
Martinsburg, PA
The Mill Technician is an integral and important part of a team responsible for manufacturing feed in accordance with operating procedures. To accomplish this, they will operate the manual and computer automated systems required to receive ingredients, mix feed through hand adds, batching and pelleting and potentially engage in the operation of certain equipment. In addition to feed manufacturing the operator will perform inventory management, appropriate maintenance and repair on production related equipment as well as housekeeping activities. Mill technicians are responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.
Essential Job Functions
Milling Operations

Develop and maintain knowledge in animal nutrition and how ingredients interact with milling and grinding process through formulation to produced defined feed types
Grain tester – DON testing; dockage; moisture and bushel weight and foreign material; auto and manual truck probing
Perform the function of “hand-adds,” the manual addition of feed ingredients and accurately recording medication and vitamin usage.
Clean and perform routine housekeeping of the mill
Perform general mechanical duties
Control and monitor feed production through the computer center. Routing. Batching.
Effectively operate multiple pellet mill lines
Effectively operate grinding equipment
Receive daily shipments of grain and ingredients by truck & rail 
Be able to operate a forklift, skidloader and payloader
Effectively operate specific equipment at individual locations, extruder, corn dryer, transload
Ingredient and Inventory Management
Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly
Monitor and keep accurate ingredient/grain inventories
Administrative and Other
Navigate, use and understand software such as Laserfiche, The Wenger System, Microsoft Word, Excel and the WEM platform
Complete training in a timely manner
Maintain usage reports and operational records as needed
Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Mill Manager.
Education and Experience
A minimum requirement of a high school degree or equivalent
Accumulated solid foundation of general work experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Minimum of 1 year of experience in a feed mill preferred
Background in agriculture through education and/or experience preferred
Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance preferred
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred
Qualifications Needed
Ability to work both with close supervision and independently
Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards – FSMA and SQF, Federal and State regulations
Knowledge of feed manufacturing techniques
Demonstrated math and critical thinking skills
Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Ability to work in an effective and efficient manner
Ability to work well with others
Promotes teamwork
Positive attitude
Adaptable to change
Demonstrates safe behavior and ability to follow policies and procedures
Demonstrated mechanical ability
Demonstrates Wenger’s Core Values
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment
Must be able to be medically cleared to wear all required PPE including but not limited respirator and ARC Flash
Physical Requirements
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. repeatedly and up to 100 lbs. on occasion
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Office

Grain Buyer
The grain buyer will be responsible for procuring (negotiate & buy) and contracting (PO/Supplier contract reconciliation, negotiating/correcting inaccuracies on receipts/invoices) for Corn, Soybeans and Wheat from local farmers and/or elevators. The minimum expectation in this role will be to ensure that we are current buying grains to maximize returns while maintaining competitive pricing for our customers. This person will be responsible to ensure that company and customer risk management strategies are followed at all times.
Essential Job Functions:
• Purchase grain with cost savings to prevailing market.
• Know seasonal and geographical market characteristics.
• Use historical basis patterns to WFM advantage.
• Anticipate supply-demand balance and shifts.
• Predict and capture opportunities in future markets, while limiting risk exposure.
• Understand transportation costs and trends.
• Purchase ingredients according to product specifications.
• To ensure mill locations do not run out of product.

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 respect market directions and handle the pressure of market positions.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Requires solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Experience with CBOT and related activities preferred.
• BS Degree in Ag Business or related degree preferred.

Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

Relationship Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of the customer relationship with assigned accounts in specific feed market segments (poultry, swine, dairy, etc.) primarily working with medium-to-large accounts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Build and manage relationships with customers and prospects by developing a bond and connection and being the voice of the customer within TWG as the customer liaison.
2. Develop a complete understanding of the customer needs, business structure & strategy, segment & industry awareness including understanding consumer preferences, marketing trends, sales channels, and how the customer differentiates and competes in their market space.
a. Create and execute a relationship management plan for assigned customers within our top 10 volume accounts and present it to TWG management on a regular basis
3. Attend and coordinate customer production meetings to develop feedback loops on conversion performance and take ownership of feedback within TWG to address or resolve any concerns and opportunities.
4. Develop or leverage existing opportunities to gain operational efficiencies or deepen customer connectivity that may include:
a. Evaluating customer specific requirements from order placement through invoicing
b. Utilizing our Nutrition Services team to evaluate and create feed products, conduct supporting lab analysis, and develop Quality Assurance controls to enhance the customer satisfaction and brand security
c. Identifying synergies within TWG that would be of mutual benefit to the Company and Customer
5. Be “on call” as the primary customer contact within the company and resolve customer issues promptly with the support of TWG and ensure follow-up and issues are resolved to customer’s satisfaction.
6. Maintain an ongoing network of communication between customers, contract producers, prospects, and related industry representatives as well as all appropriate TWG personnel.
7. Develop and carry out sales strategies to successfully obtain additional feed business.
8. Timely follow-up of customer accounts receivable as necessary.
9. Maintain timely and thorough customer records.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
1. Proven track record of effective relationship management experience including prospecting, relationship building, closing sales, and after-sales support.
2. Core personal qualities:
a. Engaged, pro-active and an optimistic attitude
b. Ability to hold conversations and ask articulate and complete questions to develop a deep comprehension and perspective around complex customer needs and situations.
c. Be a self-starter and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
3. Ability to work independently and without supervision.
4. Maintain periods of travel by car (occasional flying) and a flexible schedule for availability at times that meets industry or customer needs.
5. Excellent skills: interpersonal skills and behaviors, verbal and written communication, group presentations, highly organized, computer capable with excel, word, power point and communication tools.

EDUCATION NEEDED:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Animal Science, or Food Marketing

EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
1. Five years’ sales experience in animal feed, feed ingredients, or food marketing
2. Direct production experience in the defined market segment of responsibility (poultry, swine, dairy, etc.)

Want to apply? Download an application or email your resume today!

JD Edwards Business Analyst
Rheems, PA
The JD Edwards Business Analyst Lead is accountable to lead the maintenance and enhancement of the existing JD Edwards software environment.  This includes providing end user technical support and functional support.  This includes evaluating requests for information and process changes, determining a solution strategy and implementing approved improvements.  This role may lead and collaborate on the coordination of assignments for one or more staff or consultants.  The role will have the opportunity to take on a significant and integral role in migration to upgraded modern cloud based ERP solutions.  This role is a key part of the Information Technology Solutions team and reports directly to the Director of Information Technology Solutions.
Essential Job Functions:
Understand and maintain the existing JDE Edwards environment, modules and customizations including providing review of user security.  Maintain existing JD Edwards training documentation.
Lead and coordinate hands on training for new users and continuing education.
Collaborate with end-user departments to identify, analyze, and document improvement requests and feasible solutions.  This includes requests for information, information flow, customizations, and process improvements.
Coordinate, document, construct, test, and implement solutions including customizations, interfaces, and third party tools.
Take a lead role in integration and migration to upgrade software and ERP solutions.
Learn and support projects using the Transform tool set.  Work with vendor on support for advanced Transform projects.
Qualifications needed:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or business related field is preferred but not required
5 years of JD Edwards experience
Knowledge of JD Edwards modules in manufacturing, distribution, and finance
Skill to use JD Edwards expertise to understand and lead support for JD Edwards World platform
Desire to advance and take on a led role in integration and migration with a new ERP solution
Exceptional ability to collaborate and partner with end users
Good written, verbal, and full System Development Life Cycle skills

Environmental Manager
Rheems, PA

The Environmental Manager is ultimately responsible for all environmental related activities that take place at all Wenger properties and facilities. Manages environmental compliance to continuously improve performance, and achieve goals and objectives while delivering efficient and cost-effective operations. Takes “hands-on” responsibility for ensuring compliance of Wenger facilities with forward-looking proactive compliance.  Works with operations personnel to achieve environmental compliance in all areas of feed production, grain handling, and fertilizer operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reporting & Permits
Prepares air permit applications, and modifications, and renewals and ensures air permit compliance
Develops, implements and maintains all other required plans including Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan (SPCC), as necessary
Provides all permitting and compliance solutions
Responds to regulator’s Notice of Violations (NOVs); responds to corrective and preventive actions (CA/PAs); contacts regulatory agencies when deemed necessary; prepares and submits effective incident reports
Ensures compliance with recordkeeping, monitoring and reporting including waste storage area inspections, characterization of all generated waste, ensuring proper disposal of all waste streams and preparing biennial hazardous waste report
Prepares and maintains National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit renewal applications, modifications, and reporting, including oversight of water data collection, monitoring and sampling, and visual assessments. Ensures systems are in compliance with storm water regulations and other applicable water quality regulations.
Receives and analyzes spill reports and coordinates communications with government agencies as necessary.  Develops tracking system for liquid spills and analyzes results to identify trends and recommendations for improvements to methods and equipment.

Communication & Administration
Serves as the organization’s contact for all communications with environmental regulatory agencies
Keeps Executive Team and the Leadership Team informed of problems and important matters that impact them as they arise
Works with vendors to ensure all work is completed in compliance with EHS policies
Observes and enforces all company and environmental policies and procedures

Wenger System & Program Management
Coordinates the Environmental portion of the Wenger System by monitoring document accuracy; participating in the Wenger System Meetings, ISO audits, identifies gaps and other opportunities for improvement; and facilitates or conducts training as necessary.
Facilitates and participates in environmental compliance and internal audits
Manages cooling water treatment program including periodic inspections and maintenance program
Leads the Universal Waste program to capture hazardous and not easily disposed of materials for mills and for team members.
Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement

Other Activities
Motivates and encourages teamwork among departments to ensure objectives are met
Addresses errors, problems and complaints within scope of authority
Prepares yearly and monitors period budgets
Performs other duties as determined by the Chief Operating Officer

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or environmental field required
Minimum of 8-10 years’ industry related experience, OR an equivalent combination of related post graduate education and/or experience required
Agriculture experience is preferred
Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience required

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office programs
Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
Proficient written communication skills in business correspondence and other required documents; can present numerical data effectively
Strong oral communication skills: speaks clearly and persuasively; listens effectively; obtains clarification; conveys information and ideas in understandable terms at all levels of the organization and through proper channels; participates in meetings; responds well to questions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints  
Possesses advanced mathematical skills: Able to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Takes ownership and accountability for mistakes, correct and learn from them and have the ability to progress forward
Strong planning, organizing, and time management skills: ability to adapt to changing work environment or demands.
Demonstrates Wenger’s Core Values

LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONS:
Management experience with demonstrated leadership and team building capabilities
Ability to collaborate and interact across all levels of the organization
Positive attitude and able to motivate team members at all levels
Ability to lead continuous improvement and change management in operations and service levels
Demonstrates desire to continue in personal, professional and leadership development
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion
Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Ability to bend, stoop, twist on occasion
Ability to travel to distances up to 200 miles  as needed to visit Company owned facilities
Travel over night as needed.

 

Software Developer II
Rheems, PA
The Software Developer II role will develop a variety of applications including web user interfaces, data extract/transformation/load integrations, and reports.  This position is accountable for the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC/Agile/Waterfall) including design, programming, testing, implementation, and support tasks. This role will use existing programming technology but also will learn and stay current with new technology.  This role will have a significant and integral role in transforming an existing environment to integrated cloud based solutions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Collaborate with internal team members and users on web and legacy applications design
Create and maintain custom applications, system integrations and reports
Create and maintain development standards and documentation
Develop test cases, test, and document applications testing
Provide end-user support for applications
Provide recommendations on new technology and application development tools
Updates job knowledge by researching new internet technology and software products, participating in educational opportunities, and reading professional publications
Adaptable to learning new technologies including cloud based technologies
Interface applications with relational database applications including legacy solutions which would include custom applications and JD Edwards solutions
Collaborate with Business Solutions team and project management to develop project schedules

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Demonstrated experience designing and developing quality production ready software
5 years’ experience as an application programmer with relational database management systems
5 years’ experience with SQL Server or other relational database, Visual Studio, SQL, C#/VB, .NET, XML/JSON.
Experience with Webforms, Windows forms, web development
Experience troubleshooting distributed systems
Understanding of Software as a Service (SaaS) model
Experience with cloud based application integration is a plus.
Web development – HTML5/JavaScript/CSS/Node.js is a plus.
Database administration experience is a plus.
Experience with Linux is a plus.
Experience with ETL packages (Boomi, ION, etc) is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or related experience
Desire to stay current in evolving development technologies
Ability to work independently, recognize and resolve system related problems
Ability to work well with end-users and technical team members
Good written and verbal communication, organizational, and analytical skills

IT Project Manager
Rheems, PA

The IT Project Manager is responsible for ensuring the successful execution and delivery of projects, as defined through joint collaboration between the business and IT, to deliver IT enabled solutions in support of specific business requirements.  This position will work effectively between various teams within the IT organization to ensure a successful hand-off between project definition/justification and project execution/delivery.

Essential Responsibilities
Understand the goals and scope of multiple projects to plan, design, and manage the means for project delivery
Manage effective regular two-way communications with project stakeholders.  Maintain active business involvement.
Plan out project tasks, schedules, and resource allocations, milestones, and environments.
Maintain risk management approach and assumptions
Tightly manage project budgets related to time, resources, and costs.
Ensure effective quality assurance testing is performed prior to deployment
Evaluate, select, and manage third-party resources related to the execution of projects
Provide clear and frequent progress reporting to project sponsors, stakeholders, and team
Identify project risks before, during, and after the project with mitigation strategies
Effectively motivate project team members by setting clear objectives, managing progress, ensuring accountability, recognizing achievement, and providing support and guidance.
Create and manage an issue log and execute an effective escalation process, when required.
Work in close cooperation with the Business Solutions and IT Solutions Teams to ensure that the Business is kept aware and sufficiently involved to continuously understand and approve the evolution of the design
Ensure adherence to Wenger policies, methods, and disciplines
Establish success criteria and service levels for each IT Solution and provide the means for capturing information to help ensure that those service levels are met or exceeded.
Evaluate and recommend software development, testing and management tools for use within the Wenger-adopted delivery methods

Required Personal Attributes
Technical skills that include knowledge of hardware, software, networking, infrastructure, and data and network security.
Ability to analyze and draw conclusions from situations and data in order to develop effective solutions.
Skilled in organized planning
Skilled in communications, negotiations, presentations, procedures design and documentation
Excellent people and leadership skills
Ability to manage and effectively work with third party vendors
Ability to communicate effectively between technical and non-technical audiences.
Proactive and independent sense of accountability.
Ability to creatively find solutions to problems and needs.

Position Requirements
Proven working experience in IT project management, knowledge of PMBOK areas
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong team management and leadership skills
Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
5+ years as a Systems Analyst, Programmer, Applications Manager or System Architect
Training in business requirements definition, applications development
Familiarity with the systems development life cycle (Agile/Waterfall)
Experience managing projects with programmers, database management, configuring ERP applications
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft products – Word, Visio, Powerpoint, Excel
Experience with Project Management Software – Cloud or PC
Working knowledge of cloud-based applications, applications development and solutions design
Finance, budgeting and expense management experience
Experience with Business Continuity, IT Security and Enterprise Architecture
Experience or familiarity with manufacturing and distribution is desirable.
Ability to write status reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from business management

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Rheems, PA
The CIO is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all information and technology functions of the company. This includes directing all IT operations to meet customer and company needs, maintain existing applications and development of new IT solutions and ensuring that there are adequate information data processing and security controls.

Essential Job Functions
Articulates a clear and compelling leadership vision, communicated to all levels of the organization effectively 
Partners with Wenger business leadership to generate new revenue streams, stronger customer interaction and strategic technology leadership
Communicates effectively with the Board of Directors as to the current state to technology, information security and progress against the determined IT strategy
Leads and directs the process of architecting, building and delivering reliable systems, infrastructure, data management, information security, business intelligence and analytics.
Coordinates and liaises with the executive leadership team to drive a comprehensive strategy designed to ensure that the company is supported in a proactive manner
Ensures that the business is competitively positioned with the appropriate resources and tools to maximize effectiveness
Operates at all levels of the organization to enhance customer relationships and implement cost effective solutions
Brings applicable Wenger experience from working directly with each of the teams.
Assembles a proven and capable team with plans to further grow the internal team and leverage the capabilities of outsourced resources and services (in coordination with an approved three-year, strategic IT plan)
Expands the scope of CIO responsibilities to address: all IT software selections; IT Project Management; IT security; IT applications design and implementation; Enterprise Architecture design and Management; Data Management; IT Governance; IT Risk Management; Business Continuity; Change Management; and Remote IT Support Services. All of these responsibilities will require the effective management and support of all internal and vendor resources. The recruitment, development, engagement, and retention of key resources will also be of significant importance.
Assesses the current state of IT, and identifies opportunities for improvements
Implements an enhanced program of Resource Management that will be closely coordinated with senior leadership to ensure adequate resources are available to satisfy their objectives.
Communicates and integrates these many changes with the rest of the organization and leverages experience and existing business relationships to facilitate their smooth assimilation
Originates, analyses and presents ideas, defending important positions when necessary 
Supports the business as a pro-active contributor to the thinking that drives new ideas, designs and effective and efficient solutions
Presents a vision and commits to “make things happen.” This vision will align with Wenger priorities and offer new and improved means for bringing important new services to the company and its’ stakeholders.
Provides hands-on leadership and personal commitment to drive innovation and performance 
Analyzes new and emerging technologies to identify opportunities and constraints/threats affecting the technological evolution of the business and its ability to compete and ensure exceptionally high levels of service
Develops technology budgets and allocations of resources to enable the delivery of both short and long-term objectives

Other Interpersonal Skills
High-level of effective interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal plus organization and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate technical concept to technical and non-technical audiences.
Effective at delegating to discharge overall responsibilities, and managing and developing talent using effective coaching and mentoring skills
Ability to multi-task projects and motivate professional staff.
Ability to clearly define a project from conception to completion, including milestones, needed resources, and due dates.
Strong desire to be a part of an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast paced, result-oriented culture.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or related experience.
10+ years of progressive senior management and leadership experience in Information Technology
Knowledge of IT systems, concepts and methodologies.
Possesses sufficient technical skills and subject matter expertise to effectively mentor and coach leaders in key IT positions reporting to this level
Demonstrated aptitude and ability for learning new technologies, analysis and problem solving, and implementing innovative IT solutions.
Operations experience in a manufacturing environment and understanding of general business issues.
Understanding of data quality concepts and practices.
Complete support of and willing adherence to Wenger’s mission, vision and core values.  Applicant must hold these standards as his/her own.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, production reports or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, sampling theory and analysis of variance.