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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 Risser Grain, LLC, and Hoober Feeds.

We’re a stable company with strong core values, great benefits, competitive wage structure, and a safe and healthy work environment.

$10,000 Sign On Bonus

We’re offering up to a $10,000 sign on bonus for truck maintenance technicians. This bonus is paid for successful hires who remain with the company for 90 days. The bonus is available for a limited time only.

$7,500 Sign On Bonus

We’re offering a $7,500 sign on bonus for drivers. This bonus is paid for successful hires who remain with the company for 90 days. The bonus is available for a limited time only. Bonus is paid $2,500 at a time at 90, 180, 360 days.

$3,000 Sign On Bonus

We’re offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for mill technicians. This bonus is paid for successful hires who remain with the company for 90 days. The bonus is available for a limited time only. Bonus is paid $1,000 at a time at 90, 180, 360 days.

$7,500 Tuition Reimbursement for CDL Drivers

We offer $7,500 tuition reimbursement for Feed Truck Drivers who graduated from CDL schooling within the last year.

Education Assistance

We offer tuition reimbursement of $5,250 (taxable) or more.

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The Wenger Group | 101 West Harrisburg Avenue | Rheems, PA 17570

“I help facilitate and provide animal nutrition solutions to customers, who produce some of the major brands of meat and eggs found in grocery stores nationwide. The Wenger Group offers a professional, caring work environment in the heart of Pennsylvania farm country, and feeds pigs and chickens in the Mid-Atlantic region. They offer a range of training options including on the job, industry outreach events, and professional sales coaching. I’m glad that through my meaningful work each day, I am able to help provide safe, nutritious, and abundant animal protein to help feed the nation.” – Derek Nissley, Relationship Manager, Wenger Feeds

Our Core Values

We live our Core Values! Every year, we honor a Team Member who exemplifies one of our Core Values both in and outside the workplace.

Other Benefits

Competitive benefits package
Opportunity for personal and professional growth
Tuition reimbursement
Yearly meat bonus — generous and free meat packages for your family

Benefits

For all full-time team members, we offer full medical, dental and vision insurance. All team members are eligible to participate in a 401(k) 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Wenger Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Wenger Group makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Employee Value Proposition is inspired by our Values and defines The Wenger Group’s commitment to talent.

Employer of Choice | Supplier of Choice | Customer of Choice

Great Careers

Learning organization committed to high performance, accountability, and improvement

  • Formalized professional development
  • A coaching & mentoring culture
  • Accountability and empowerment of role, responsibility, and decision-making
  • Continuous learning environment

Fulfilling work

  • Work that brings purposeful meaning to team members
  • Defined opportunities for advancement
  • High-performing and passionate colleagues

Great Company

Market leader with an expanding footprint

  • Deep agricultural expertise and a rich company history
  • #1 or #2 share leader in our regions and key markets
  • Stable customer base & focus on growth

Passion for innovation to shape the agriculture industry

  • Over 75 years of delivering innovation with a robust runway for future growth
  • Research-based animal nutrition programs, pursuing best technology
  • Drive for operational excellence

Great Rewards

Recognition and rewards

  • Performance based Compensation
  • Recognition in the form of professional growth and learning opportunities
  • Annual Bonus Plan
  • Unique benefits including Scholarship Fund and Meat Bonus
  • Competitive health & other benefits

Great Leaders

Bringing out the best in our people

  • Culture of strong core values
  • Formalized Leadership Development program
  • Family owned – Professionally managed
  • Purpose-driven, knowledgeable leadership
  • A commitment to our communities through food banks and acts of compassion
  • Leading with integrity – “think straight-talk straight”

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Turbotville Location Manager

The Location Manager is responsible for directing and managing grain and fertilizer operations which includes the supervision of all employees at the location, oversight of quality in receiving and all grain and fertilizer operations, inventory management, safety, driving production efficiencies, management of location costs and meeting customer quality expectations. To accomplish these responsibilities, they will effectively collaborate with quality, procurement, transportation and the financial areas of the Company.

They will work with the Transportation Supervisor in assessing driver performance. The manager is responsible for scheduling location activities, managing the inventory of ingredients and supplies, preparing for and ensuring compliance with housekeeping audits, working with mechanics and operations in scheduling preventive maintenance and participating in safety and leadership meetings.

The location manager is responsible for compliance with all company policies, as well as local, state and federal laws and regulations. The manager is responsible for reporting monthly, financial and production activities. The location manager is responsible for all activities that take place at their facility. The manager will operate standard office equipment, grain and fertilizer equipment and computer automation equipment as well as retail operations if applicable.

Ensure adherence to Wenger policies, methods, and disciplines

Talent Management

  • Manage and coordinate the daily labor planning, utilization and evaluation of performance.
  • Responsible that all employees are properly trained in quality, grain handling, storing, safety and environmental policies
  • Ensure appropriate and effective level of staffing requirements to fulfill production expectations within budget.
  • Works in collaboration with HR in recruiting talent.
  • Provides effective leadership to drive engagement and morale of mill employees
  • Provide development opportunities for all level employees

Grain/Fertilizer Operations

  • Supervise and coordinate with the Maintenance /Operations the repair and maintenance of all equipment and coordinating repair and maintenance with feed production
  • Manage overall cleanliness and appearance of the facility
  • Responsibility for the adherence to all safety procedures and programs with Safety Compliance Coordinator
  • Responsible to comply with all environmental policies including relationships with vendor emergency cleanup needs working through the Facilities and Environmental Coordinator

Grain and Inventory Management

  • Ensures the quality of grains from receipt through storage, including bin rotation and clean out.
  • Ensure appropriate testing protocols are adhered to relative to grain receiving.
  • Take ownership for overall location inventories in terms of accuracy of reporting and levels needed to sustain daily operations

Customer Management

  • Responsible for the quality of the outbound for both grain and fertilizer product
  • Foster a working relationship with the end user customers

Administrative and Other

  • Coordinate reporting and record-keeping functions with mill supervisor and shift supervisors
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Grain and Fertilizer Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications

  • Understanding of the financial drivers of the business and managing a budget
  • Proficient math skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • General maintenance skills
  • Commitment to develop a safe culture
  • 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 in operations and service levels
  • Demonstrates desire to continue in personal professional and leadership development

Position Requirements

  • A minimum requirement of a high school degree
  • An associate or college degree (BA or BS in agriculture, manufacturing or relevant industry) preferred
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a grain and fertilizer environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience required
  • Able to understand and contribute to all functions in a grain and fertilizer operation
  • Knowledge of grain handling techniques, equipment, operations and maintenance

Grain & Agronomy Safety Specialist

The Grain & Agronomy Safety Specialist is ultimately responsible for all environmental, health and safety related activities that take place at all Risser properties and facilities. Manage compliance to continuously improve performance and achieve goals and objectives while delivering efficient and cost-effective operations. Take “hands-on” responsibility for ensuring compliance of Risser facilities with forward-looking proactive compliance.  Work with operations personnel to achieve environmental compliance in all areas of grain handling and fertilizer operations. Accountable for driving location compliance with corporate policies, regulatory requirements, and engage the local teams in safety leadership.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to Wenger policies, methods, and disciplines
  • Provide strategic leadership for Health and Safety (EHS) program development
  • Responsible to Promote Safety leadership (meaning active participation) reinforcement, demonstrated management and commitment to safety practices
  • Responsible to lead the monthly meetings and the Regional Safety Meetings.
  • Function as emergency coordinator for Risser Grain and Agronomy and develop and drive emergency response and business continuity initiatives
  • Responsible for ensuring company achieves set safety metrics, identify system gaps which prevent achieving metrics, and appropriately implement corrective measures
  • Assist in the development and education of goals and objectives that will lead the Risser Grain and Agronomy to world class safety performance
  • Inspect facilities to identify safety, health, and environmental risks
  • Develop and implement inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections
  • Actively participate in EHS related Incident Investigation, Root Cause Analysis, and Corrective action implementation in conjunction with the EHS manager
  • Participate in all Risser Grain injury/incident investigations track all incidents (injuries/first aids/near misses) review and make recommendations for EHS improvements

Environmental

  • Develop tracking system for liquid spills and analyzes results to identify trends and recommendations for improvements to methods and equipment

Communication & Administration

  • Keep Risser Leadership Team informed of problems and important matters as they arise
  • Work with vendors to ensure all work is completed in compliance with EHS policies
  • Observe and enforces all company and environmental policies and procedures
  • Facilitate and participate in environmental compliance and internal audits
  • Create and maintain a culture of continuous improvement

Qualifications

  • Ensure that performance is aligned with the strategic plans and able to translate into goals that build into an effective and achievable operating plan
  • Strong coaching, facilitation and hands-on skills with a strong track record of successful change management who engages team members and provides clarity to help them understand the change and seeks feedback to give them ownership.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and independent problem solving skills with the ability to multi-task and meet challenging deadlines
  • Proficient written communication skills in business correspondence and other required documents; presents 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.
  • Takes ownership and accountability for mistakes, corrects and learn from them and have the ability to progress forward
  • Uses time efficiently; adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands and changing approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate moderately complex plans; focuses on results and measuring attainment of outcomes; and reads, analyzes, and interprets complex documents.
  • Possesses advanced mathematical skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft 365 programs
  • Commitment to developing a safe culture
  • Demonstrates Wenger’s Core Values; Integrity, Quality, Respect, Safety & Stewardship.

LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONS:

  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 100 miles as needed to visit Company owned facilities
  • Travel overnight as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 industry related experience, OR an equivalent combination of related post graduate education and/or experience
  • Agriculture experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated success in EHS leadership and passionate commitment to the safety of others
  • Demonstrated program development implementation and training success
  • Strong track record for transformative results through programs training and culture shaping

International Ingredient Buyer

POSITION SUMMARY:

The International Ingredient Buyer is responsible for buying high quality feed ingredients including organic and specialty ingredients at the best available market price. Responsibilities include but are not limited to procurement, negotiation & purchasing, contract management, contract reconciliation, general market discovery and compliance assurance with trade and customs regulations.  This individual must ensure that procurement transactions maximize returns for Nutrify and its feed customers, while following company and customer risk management strategies. This position will work with the Nutrify team to ensure each mill location has adequate inventory to prevent outages.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluate, develop, and onboard reliable suppliers, and sources of supply to support feed milling operations and business growth, utilizing the company Supplier Approval Process to build out a foreign origination and importation program which follows foreign exchange, customs requirements, and USDA and NOP requirements.
  • Develop, communicate, manage, and execute detailed commodity and supply chain strategies that align with company risk management policies while delivering results to support corporate goals and objectives for each type of ingredient sourced. Examples include Organic Ingredients, Micro ingredients, Raw Ingredients, Blended ingredients, both bulk and bagged.
  • Purchase ingredients according to product specifications for the individual customer being served.
  • Negotiates final terms and conditions of purchase and administer the procurement contract to conclusion. Maintain accurate lead times for transit and delivery of ingredient. Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers.
  • Understand and perform order entry, fulfillment, and international shipping processes with the required level of management to complete the task on time and error-free.
  • Manage vendor quality through evaluations and audits; and for select customer service arrangements, manage customer inventory.
  • Work with team members and company resources to cost effectively manage offsite storage and transportation programs.
  • Works with CPO to eliminate any additional supply chain costs for TWG as compared to the prevailing US national ingredient marketplace.
  • Create concise market intelligence updates periodically including pricing trends, lead times, industry trends, benchmarks, and assess economic trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Communicate daily with the required personnel to ensure that milling activities are not disrupted due to lack of ingredient inventory.
  • Support supplier fitness analysis and risk assessment plans regarding quality and supplier performance measurements. Manage commodity inventories including direct ship and inventory purchases to ensure optimal profitability.
  • Mentor and develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities of other team members to create a competitive advantage for the business.
  • Support the development an external sales effort in the future if needed.

QUALIFICATION NEEDED:

  • Experience in Import/Export of agricultural commodities and feed ingredients; applying GAFTA, OTA or other applicable trade rules.
  • Knowledge of supply-demand economics relative to global feed ingredient procurement and sales
  • Ability to negotiate favorable contracts and to relate to needs of domestic and international agri-business people.
  • Ability to develop mutual trust and satisfaction with suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to maintain constructive, professional, and team-oriented working relationships with both internal and external team members.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills, both verbal and written
  • BS Degree in Ag Business or related degree preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong customer service commitment

Questions? Contact us! 1-800-692-6008
The Wenger Group | 101 West Harrisburg Avenue | Rheems, PA 17570