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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

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Transportation

Feed Truck Driver, Night Shift, Rheems, PA

 

Truck Service Tech Leader, Elizabethtown, PA

 

Operations

Mill Manager, Shippensburg, PA

Mill Maintenance, Shippensburg, PA

Mill Operators, Various Shifts Available Lancaster, Mount Joy and Rheems, PA

 

Mill Team Leader, Shippensburg, PA
Mill Operators, Shippensburg, PA

Office

IT Data Architect

Director of IT Service Delivery

Grain Buyer – Nutrify

All office positions and internships are in Rheems, PA.

Page updated June 26, 2019
Thank you for your interest in employment with The Wenger Group.

Transportation

We operate under the Agriculture Exemption, offering our drivers an opportunity for increased earnings. Ask us how that works!

Feed Driver
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. Every other Weekend Off!
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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Truck Service Tech Leader
SHIFT
Elizabethtown, PA
This individual performs vehicle maintenance in addition to supervising and instructing Truck Service Technicians in daily operations.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Perform effective & efficient vehicle repairs and maintenance, including major engine and transmission repairs, and all aspects of bulk feed trailer repairs & maintenance, in a timely and cost effective manner.
2. Effectively evaluate what repairs need to be done to keep equipment running while maintaining financial, performance, and safety goals.
3. Train new and current Truck Service Technicians with a focus upon achieving or exceeding industry “best practices”.
4. Direct technicians on daily work schedule through effective decision making and prioritizing.
5. Supervise, manage, develop and evaluate Technicians.
6. Manage and enforce safety policies and procedures to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries.
7. Maintain positive vendor and customer (WFM Drivers & their Supervisors) relationships.
8. Help ensure that the overall tire program effectively minimizes costs while balanced with maximum performance, safety, and compliance with WFM and federal policies
9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Needed:
1. Broad knowledge of trucks and equipment, including hydraulic systems, major repairs on engines, transmissions and rear differentials.
2. Possess a valid class A CDL and good driving record
3. Endorsements: ‘N’ Tank; Air Brakes
4. PA Inspection License A
5. Ability to lift up to 80lbs. on occasion
6. Ability to work in confined spaces
7. Ability to work at heights of 14′
8. Completion of refrigerant course desirable
9. Basic computer skills
10. Flexibility in work schedule to handle emergency road calls and on-call rotation
11. Demonstrated leadership capabilities, 3+ years experience preferred.

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Mill Manager
Shippensburg, PA
The Mill Supervisor is responsible for all activities at that facility and will direct all the day to day operations of the mill, ensuring the efficient manufacturing of quality feed to meet production guidelines. This individual directs the receiving of all ingredients for feed manufacturing and works with the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure the proper maintenance and repair of equipment. The Mill Supervisor will also coordinate assigned production activities closely with those directing Transportation, Logistics and Nutrify, as they relate to feed production and delivery.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Supervise and coordinate with assistant supervisor and team leaders all labor planning, utilization and evaluation.
2. Supervise and coordinate with assistant supervisor and team leader the timely production of feed and the most efficient feed manufacturing process to be utilized.
3. Supervise and coordinate with ingredient receiving personnel the efficient receiving of all ingredients and storage of these ingredients, and insure quality of all ingredients. Interact with Quality Assurance personnel to insure that all feeds are meeting quality standards.
4. Take ownership for overall mill inventories. Attend and interact with full physical inventories as scheduled. Ensure mill team is properly trained on physical inventory count and cutoff procedures. Coordinate with Cost Accountant on all changes that may impact inventory count or measurement accuracy.
5. Supervise and coordinate with the Maintenance Supervisor the timely and efficient repair and maintenance of all equipment and coordinating repair and maintenance with feed production.
6. Coordinate with Nutrify, Transportation and Logistics all activities as they relate to feed production in regards to ingredients needed and product delivered.
7. Coordinate mill safety procedures and programs with Compliance Coordinator to minimize incidence of injury and reduce amount of recordable injuries.
8. Coordinate training of all mill employees, including the navigation and utilization of the Wenger System as appropriate.
9. Coordinate mill environmental training and compliance with the Compliance Coordinator.
10. Responsible for overall cleanliness and appearance of the facility.
11. Responsible for training and enforcing quality and food safety policies and procedures
12. Coordinate reporting and record-keeping functions with team leaders and Assistant Mill Supervisor.
13. Function in an “on call” function.
14. Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Manufacturing Supervisor.

Qualifications Needed:
1. Knowledge of feed manufacturing techniques
2. Supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership capabilities
3. Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards.
4. Strong computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
5. Proficient oral and written communication skills
6. Knowledge of various types of feed mill machinery
7. Ability to stand, lean, bend, stoop, lift and walk for long periods of time
8. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds on occasion
9. General maintenance skills
10. Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
11. Ability to work in confined spaces
12. Ability to work in dusty conditions

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Mill Operators – Various Shifts Available
Lancaster, Mount Joy and Rheems, 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

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Office

Data Architect
The Data Architect is responsible for creating and overseeing a program that supports strong data management principles, which will include the definition, acquisition, storage, maintenance, protection, architecture, accessibility, security, integrity, archival, recoverability, and reporting of all data relevant to the operation of the business.

This individual will apply both subject matter knowledge and data management expertise to enhance current data integrity assurance processes, design an effective overall data strategy architecture, and organize and define all key data elements to effectively create and enable an organizational capability of data analytics.

This individual will also create and lead a team of experts in data management, business intelligence, and data analytics, who will be responsible for the transformation of the overall data ecosystem to a condition of reliable values, processing integrity, and analytical accessibility.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide leadership to understand, describe, protect, organize, manage, and control all corporate data
• Develop and continually enhance a strategy and architectural objective for collecting, storing, and controlling access to corporate data
• Develop and maintain data standards, guidelines, rules, and procedures to support the strategy, architecture, and commitments to regulatory compliance
• Migrate existing data structures, systems, procedures, and processes to an overall design that supports the new data management objectives
• Work with the business to understand their information-based needs and to align the capabilities of data management to support those needs
• Seek out improvements and innovations to provide improved data quality and reporting, eliminate redundancies, and provide better data collection sources, methods, and tools
• Guide and facilitate meaningful and creative data correlations and analyses
• Keep up-to-date on the evaluation of new tools, techniques, services, practices, and technologies to maintain reliable and efficient processing, storage, and access of data.
• Proactively address potential data issues by working to minimize ambiguity, establish clear accountabilities, and share data related information and procedures to all data stakeholders
• Ensure that the necessary steps for documenting, controlling, structuring, and protecting data are consistently enforced.
• Establish, direct, and oversee the company’s data governance policies, standards, and practices.
• Maintain an overall strategic perspective that guides data definitions, acquisitions, organization, interoperability, analysis, and utilization in support of the company’s operational objectives.
• Serve as a steward to the business in supporting data validation, controls, protection, security, recoverability, consistency, access, utilization, and monitoring to help ensure data integrity and compliance with internal policies, permissions, and applicable regulations.
• Serve as a liaison to the business to ensure data is properly collected, stored, shared, protected, and transmitted in a manner consistent with business needs, policies, and standards.
• Work with members on the IT Team to help ensure the integrity of integrations and end-to-end processing.
• Support the investigation of data issues, data repair, and data protection.
• Support the more sophisticated and creative use of data to provide important business insights.
• Support the everyday needs of data processing, inquiry, and reporting
• Provide management responsibilities for the data team, including hiring, training, development, and performance management
Qualifications Needed:
• Bachelor’s /degree with an emphasis on technical, analytical, and problem solving skills.
• 8+ years in the IT field, with management experience
• 5+ years as a DBA, Data Analyst, or Systems Analyst
• Training in data management and analytics, with experience managing skilled data analysts and programmers
• Demonstrated experience in programming database applications, ETL, and data interrogations
• Scripting skills in multiple languages
• Experience in master data competencies including design, implementation, architecture, analytics, and methodologies
• Experience with SQL Server/Oracle DB, including SQL queries and stored procedures
• Application development skills
• Strong understanding of and experience with data storage, protection, manipulation, and programming
• Experience or familiarity with manufacturing and distribution operations
• Willingness to work as part of a team, with commitment to the overall goals of the group.

Director of IT Service Delivery
The Director of IT Service Delivery has ultimate responsibility for the efficiency, security, quality, reliability, and performance of all IT enabled services This responsibility includes infrastructure management, procurement and management of third-party services (e.g., cloud and managed services), performance management, training of team members to support operational controls and procedures, providing technical support to the business, business continuity services, maintenance of operational programs and services, internet and communication services, and capacity management.
Essential Job Functions:• Keep up-to-date on the evaluation of new tools, techniques, services, practices, and technologies to maintain reliable and efficient processing, data management, and operational controls.
• Maintain an overall strategic perspective that guides systems organization, interoperability, analysis, and utilization in support of the company’s operational objectives.
• Build and maintain detailed familiarity with the infrastructure and operational requirements of each business application
• Provide all IT service, support, infrastructure, telecommunications, and disaster recovery services in alignment with organizational expectations.
• Work with members on the IT Team to help ensure the integrity of integrations and end-to-end processing.
• Work as part of the business requirements team to offer perspectives and recommendations based upon the infrastructure implications and impact on current application systems.
• Ensure that the proper documentation for operational processes and controls, error handling, business continuity, data availability, reporting, and user access are well designed and documented
• Establish success criteria and service levels for the business applications systems development, enhancement, and support functions.
• Provide an infrastructure software and enterprise architecture maintenance plan that meets the future needs of Wenger customers and markets
• Provide active leadership in vendor selections, negotiation of terms and service levels, and establishing clarity around vendor responsibilities and accountabilities.
• Establish hands-on working relationships with third party providers and work closely with them (as partners) to ensure successful delivery of services and solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
• Bachelor’s /degree with an emphasis on technical, analytical, and problem solving skills.
• 8+ years in the IT field, with 5+ years managing and leading an operations team
• Training in and understanding of computer operations, data management, business continuity, testing methodologies, third party management, and performance management
• Understanding of and experience with data management, programming, and security
• Experience or familiarity with manufacturing and distribution operations
• Willingness to work as part of a team, with commitment to the overall goals of the group.
• Highly skilled in communications, organization, and presentations
• 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

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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!