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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, LLC, Dutchland Farms, LLC, Nutrify, LLC and Risser Grain, LLC.

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, Night Shift
Logistics Planner, 2nd Shift

 

 

Operations

Mill Maintenance Technician, Rheems, PA

 

 

Office

Relationship Manager – Sales & Marketing
IT Project Manager
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
IT Security Manager

JDE Analyst
Sales & Marketing Manager

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.

Page updated February 17, 2020
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.
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Logistics Planner
Second Shift
Rheems, PA

Logistics Planner is responsible for coordinating resources necessary to ensure safe, timely, and efficient delivery of bulk animal feed, agricultural commodities, and related products. Core responsibilities involve working with customers, customer service, manufacturing, transportation, and garage operations to plan and execute trips on a daily basis in a 24/7 dispatch operation.
Essential Job Functions:
Deploy WFM Transport resources to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.
Establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers.
Effectively communicate with customers, drivers, and mills in a timely & complete manner.
Proactively contact customers with changing delivery information.
Logistically plan intra-Mill transfers.
Manage driver hours through current EOBR system.
Closely coordinate with the Garage to help ensure proper truck maintenance scheduling.
Coordinate driver availability with Transportation Supervisors.
Follow all flushing and sequencing procedures for loading, unloading, and transferring feed.
Properly maintain load out logs and other records as necessary for all loads hauled.
Communicate with drivers as to which loads should be loaded.
Schedule and assign loads for WFM Transport part time drivers and contract carriers.
Work with team members from across the organization to resolve operational challenges.
Use available technology (such as route planning software) to plan and execute trips on a daily basis.
Qualifications Needed:
Experience working in a fast paced, 24/7 logistics operation.
Experience with route planning software and EOBR systems preferred.
Ability to tactically plan loads 6-10 hours or more in advance.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing business and environmental conditions.
Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to understand transportation cost structure.
Excellent computer skills in Excel, MS Word, and Enterprise Resource Planning software.
Flexibility with schedule to attend meetings during other shifts and work weekends.

Operations

Mill Maintenance Technician
Rheems, PA
The ideal Feed Mill Maintenance Technician has a working knowledge of and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of maintenance and repairs of machinery and mechanical production equipment, and any other specific items related to the mechanical operation of the production facility. To accomplish this, they will need to follow quality, environmental and safety policies and procedures as they troubleshoot production equipment throughout the facilities. In addition, they will play a key role in operations as they perform adjustments and assist line operators with solving problems on different machines to improve quality and efficiency of the lines during production runs and changeovers.  Evaluates, repairs and ensures precise equipment maintenance records are maintained.This individual works under the direction of the Mill Manager and in coordination with the Mill Maintenance Supervisor.
Operations
Conduct daily maintenance work activities in assigned equipment areas and sets up any additional work maintenance schedules required
Continuously maintain awareness of any maintenance problems and develop strategies and procedures to correct existing problems and helps eliminate any future maintenance related issues or reduce unscheduled down times due to maintenance issues
Develop and continue to improve upon a thorough cost effective Preventative Maintenance Program, along with supporting maintenance supervisor to meet management goals
Promote an active safety awareness program, including applying clean housekeeping practices to tools, equipment and facility
Ensure that all procedures are properly followed while conducting a repair
Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental, safety and quality laws and procedures
Troubleshoot causes of plant equipment problems and work independently and/or with maintenance team and equipment operators to ensure proper and permanent fixes are in place
Perform housekeeping duties as requested by the Mill Manager, Mill Supervisor or Maintenance Supervisor
Function as the “on call” maintenance for the mill
Travel to other mills when needed for preventive maintenance
Production Equipment
Able to work on pneumatic systems, including compressors, cylinders and solenoid valve troubleshooting and maintenance
Possess knowledge of liquid systems, including automatic valves, pumps and plumbing skills
Perform maintenance and repair of all processing equipment, including Hammermills, Pellet mills, Batch Mixers, conveyors, grain elevator legs and packaging lines. This will include working on 3-phase, 480V motors; replacing gear boxes, bearings, etc.; plumbing/piping liquid, compressed air and high-pressure steam lines; welding, fabricating and installing new equipment as needed
Test and operate steam boiler systems to ensure proper operating and water chemistry
Perform mechanical maintenance activities and minor electrical repairs on all manufacturing process equipment, including cleaning, lubricating, adjusting parts, equipment, and machinery
Communications
Establish or adjust/suggest maintenance work procedures and schedules to meet production schedules
Maintain shift maintenance activities report, tracks maintenance records by using Knowledge Center, as well as maintaining records of preventing maintenance, parts replacement, inventory of parts, etc.
Report all environmental, safety, quality and food safety issues immediately to the Mill Manager
Communicate with production personnel regarding status of the lines
Administrative and Other
Manage critical parts inventory based on usage and maintenance activity needs
Maintain record of repair work performed and equipment parts/components consumed
Perform maintenance activities as part of a team with team members
Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of Wenger trucks and of tools and inventory in the vehicle
Develop and communicate consistent parts replacement or repair guidelines
Verify all tools and equipment are properly accounted for and put away
Expected to assist other departments as time allows or as needed when directed by supervisor
Follow standard operating maintenance instructions/procedures in the performance of any and all maintenance tasks, including replacing, adjusting, installing any feed mill equipment
Navigate, use and understand software, such as Laserfiche, The Wenger System, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and the WEM platform
Complete training in a timely manner
Perform other duties as defined by Mill Manager, Mill Supervisor or Maintenance Superviser
Education and Experience
A minimum requirement of a High School Diploma or equivalent
Possess basic knowledge of manufacturing equipment: including, pumps, motors, conveyors, air valves, and various power sources
Demonstrates mechanical knowledge of machines and tools including: designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Proven track record of problem solving and trouble-shooting equipment failure skills
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
At least 5 years of successful industrial maintenance experience preferred
Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance preferred
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to perform troubleshooting, repair and assembly of any feed mill equipment.
Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment
Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and can drive company vehicle, per policy
Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts and overtime as needed
Must be able to perform maintenance trades, including gearbox and bearing, maintenance, lubrication, pumps and piping systems and mechanical maintenance
Good Manufacturing Practices
Ability to work both with close supervision and independently
Demonstrated math and critical thinking skills
Ability to work in an effective and efficient manner
Ability to work well with others
High level of self-motivation
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
Able to read and speak English
Ability to manage time effectively
Desired Skills
Basic plumbing skills
Basic pneumatic skills
Basic millwrighting skills
Basic crane & rigging skills
Basic welding/torching skills
Knowledge of steam systems and boilers
Experience with Grain Elevator Equipment (bins, legs, systems)
Experience with Pellet Mill operations
Ability to manage others safely for project objectives
Electrical abilities, ie. possesses the experience to troubleshoot and repair electrical issues, including solid-state circuitry, 110 v control circuits, lighting circuits, VFD and soft-start drives and 3 phase circuitry, not required but preferred
Basic familiarity with and ability to follow electrical safety rules, including Arc Flash and NFPA 70 codes
Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards – FSMA and SQF, Federal and State regulations
Knowledge of feed manufacturing techniques
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 cones
Ability to work in dusty conditions
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces
Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold
Standing approximately 95% of the shift
Work in confining environments under / over equipment
Manual and finger dexterity to make precise coordinated movements
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Office

Relationship Manager
Rheems, PA

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.)

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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.

IT Security Manager
Rheems, PA
The IT Security Manager is responsible developing and deploying an information security strategy that is designed to protect the organization’s staff, data, infrastructures, and assets from intruders. This position will work collaboratively with all aspects of the business and provide oversight to business projects and initiatives to ensure security policies and controls are present to mitigate and manage risk.

Essential Job Functions
Develop, define, and direct the information security program
Oversee development, maintenance and operation of security tools, processes, and policies to defend, detect, and respond to threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks targeting the corporate network
Maintain current knowledge of the continuous evolution of new threats and the latest available mitigations to assess vulnerabilities and identify issues before incidents occur.
Establish clear data protection principles
Provide regular security communications and training to the business
Understand compliance requirements and adjust investments in security and other measures to protect private information to the extent expected by customers, described by best practices and determined acceptable and competitive in achieving reasonable reductions of risk
Lead cross-functional security coordination, that includes vulnerability mitigation, incident response, and risk assessments
Develop and implement a framework for security processes, roles, and responsibilities throughout the organization
Develop, coordinate and implement policies, standards, and procedures to safeguard the firm’s information systems (including business continuity) and data.
Ensure that information security policy is aligned with Wenger’s IT and business strategies.
Establish measures, metrics, and targets to drive performance in alignment with both IT Security and business strategies
Identify security service vendors; negotiate contracts and change orders; and if necessary, implement new systems or procedures.
Develop technology solutions and processes that allow secure access to information assets
Develop architecture for authentication, authorization, data privacy, access control, and digital signature technologies for both Internet and Intranet infrastructures
Conduct security audits and lead efforts to align Wenger policies, processes, and procedures with findings.
Work collaboratively within the IT organization to ensure that proper security controls are considered and part of the overall architectural design of solutions.

Required Personal Attributes
High-level of effective communication, organization, and presentation skills, and attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively between technical and non-technical audiences.
Proactive and independent sense of urgency for project and task completion.
Ability to understand both macro and micro level needs and how they fit together.
Ability to creatively find solutions to problems and needs.
Ability to build strong relationships with various personality types.
Ability to work both autonomously and in collaboration with other parts of the business, including senior leadership.

Requirements:
10+ years of information security experience
5+ years of experience as a security leader in an organization
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP, ISC or CISM).
Knowledgeable and proficient in government regulations and standards compliance; business collaboration, financial planning, strategic management; and incident management.
Experience with Information Security technologies, markets, and vendors
Participation in security-related industry groups and advisory boards
Previous leadership positions in other key processes within the IT landscape (e.g., infrastructure, and development)
Familiarity with application security, database technologies used to store enterprise information, directory services, and information systems auditing
Experience with identity and access management, security program policies, processes and procedures and various supporting security technologies
The ability to understand business issues and processes and to articulate the business context of projects and processes
Experience in information technology strategy, planning, implementation, information security program development and administration including technical architecture design and technology assessment
Advanced written and verbal communication skills
Excellent leadership and teaming skills
Experience with security-related legislation and regulation
Understanding of security methods and technical elements to protect customer data
Experience or familiarity with manufacturing and distribution operations
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, statistical inference, and the fundamentals of computation, logic and linear algebra.  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.

JD Edwards Business Analyst
Rheems, PA
The JD Edwards Business Analyst is responsible for driving and coordinating process improvements in the company as it related to IT solutions, with the primary focus being on utilizing our existing JDE software. This individual would also be responsible for evaluating user requests for information and process changes to determine the best solution for it.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Meet with other departments to help identify and document/flowchart the various company processes and provide continual reviews of each
Continually look at new ways to incorporate JDE into our business processes that will help reduce costs and/or increase efficiencies
Play a lead role in software upgrade projects
Maintain the JDE training documentation
Work with the IT Manager on implementing additional JDE modules as required, and maintaining the JDE software at the most current version appropriate for our business
Coordinate and implement customizations, interfaces, and “add-on” software tools with third-party providers
Provide end-user technical and functional support
Maintain setup documentation for implemented modules and system modifications
Coordinate training for new users and continual education
Continually seek and identify new and innovative process and system improvements
Create and maintain forms overlay projects using the TransForm design toolset.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Arts or Science – a business or computer related field is preferred, but not required
Intermediate knowledge of JD Edwards with experience in Manufacturing, Distribution, and/or Financials modules
3+ years of JD Edwards experience
2+ years working directly with business processes
Self-motivated, creative, and reliable
Ability to work well with end-users and with other members of the department
Ability to learn new software quickly
Ability to visualize, design, and implement a business process
Good written and verbal communication, organizational, analytical, troubleshooting, and testing skills
Basic knowledge of PC/LAN applications

Sales & Marketing Manager
Rheems, PA

This position completes analysis and research in order to make informed recommendations and decisions about actions to improve customer profitability, manages and improves existing departmental sales processes and develops new processes and documentation. They will proactively evaluate opportunities for increased efficiency and streamlined information flows on an end to end process basis. This individual must possess a strong ability to work across various functional areas within the Company. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage sales processes and procedures with an objective of
Increasing efficiency through better work flow on an end to end basis
Improving documentation to increase accuracy and ease of operations
Increasing the utilization of technology to enhance the operation and interdepartmental connectivity
Conduct analysis and data mining in the following areas:
Compilation and evaluation of indicators of consumer and market trends and preferences (market research)
Analysis of sales and customer data to understand customer profitability, inform pricing and strategic decision making, which includes collaboration with the finance and procurement areas
Identification and research of business diversification opportunities
Continual development of competitive pricing knowledge base
Coordinate pricing activities to include:
Collaborative development of pricing strategies with management
Communication of pricing to necessary internal stakeholders
Documentation of price changes and price history
Maintain a small portfolio of customers in order to engage in limited relationship management responsibilities in order to:
Develop an understanding of the feed industry, customers and required relationship management activities
Form a perspective that will assist in completing other core job functions such as the development and implementation of procedures, pricing, analysis and forming a perspective around general business activities that will only be achieved through first hand experience.
Prepare quotes and support development of supply agreements
Develop and distribute weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports
Complete other Sales and Marketing projects and administrative tasks as requested

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Proactive goal driven personality with the ability to multi-task
A positive outlook and a proven track record of leadership
Smart, creative and strong problem-solving skills
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related subject
Technologically savvy with experience using JD Edwards and CRM programs (preferred)
Five years of business experience, agriculture background preferred