The Wenger Group
  • - Shippensburg Mill
  • Shippensburg, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Who are we: 

  • We're a growing company in an essential sector – agriculture! 
  • We provide our customers with poultry, swine, and dairy feeds, performance ingredient solutions, conventional and specialty eggs, grain, fertilizer, and allied services in the Mid-Atlantic Region. 
  • We've grown steadily since 1944 from a single location to ten feed milling locations in two states. 
  • Over 450 team members now call The Wenger Group home. 
  • We provide ample room for career growth and advancement. 
  • Additional information can be found at our web site: 

What will you do: 

Essential functions:  

Talent Management

  • Manage and coordinate the daily mill labor planning, utilization, and evaluation of performance.
  • Responsible that all mill and delivery team members are properly trained in manufacturing, transportation, food safety, quality, safety and environmental policies.
  • Ensure an appropriate and effective level of staffing requirements to fulfill production and delivery expectations within budget.
  • Works in collaboration with HR in recruiting mill and driver talent.
  • Provides effective leadership to drive engagement and morale of site team members.
  • Provide development opportunities for all level team members at the mill.

Milling Operations

  • Understands WEM system and how it serves as a manufacturing process control system and reconciles to inventory management in the Company's financial systems.
  • Responsible for the timely production of feed looking for opportunities for continuous improvements in mill efficiencies.
  • Supervise and coordinate with the Maintenance Supervisor the repair and maintenance of all equipment and coordinating repair and maintenance with feed production.
  • Effectively monitors and manages quality in each phase of the grind, mix, pellet and load out process and has broad and deep understanding of Quality Assurance Program
  • Manages overall cleanliness and appearance of the facility.
  • Responsibility for the adherence to all mill 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

Ingredient and Inventory Management

  • Ensures the quality of ingredients from receipt through storage, including bin rotation and clean out.
  • Ensures appropriate testing protocols are adhered to relative to ingredient receiving. 
  • Takes ownership of overall mill inventories in terms of accuracy of reporting and levels needed to sustain daily operations.
  • Coordinate with Nutrify, Transportation and Logistics all activities as they relate to feed production regarding ingredients needed and product delivered.

Transportation and Delivery

  • Assess driver performance in conjunction with the Transportation/Logistics Supervisor.
  • Evaluate adequacy of load out and manage efficiency of related processes to reduce wait times.
  • Understands transportation metrics and on-farm delivery opportunities to problem solve.
  • Develops an understanding of logistics planning and scheduling and is able to support and backfill transportation/logistics supervisors if needed.
  • Implemented procedures to continuously improve driver safety and performance. 
  • Familiarity and compliance with FMCSA and DOT regulations.

Customer Management

  • Responsible for the quality of the finished product
  • Foster a working relationship with the finished feed customers and the applicable relationship managers.
  • As needed, participate in customer KPI meetings, and respond to customer needs as appropriate.

Administrative and Other

  • Coordinate reporting and record-keeping functions with mill supervisors and Transportation/Logistics Supervisors.
  • Review, analyze and create reports on production records and feed delivery metrics.
  • Prepare yearly and monitor period budgets.
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Regional Operations Manager


  • Milling Operations
    • Grain tester – DON testing; dockage; moisture, 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
    • Develop a basic level of understanding in animal nutrition and how ingredients interact with milling and grinding processes
    • Clean and perform routine housekeeping of the mill
    • Understands general mechanical duties typically needed
    • Navigate, use and understand Laserfiche, The Wenger System and WEM as appropriate
    • Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly
    • Complete required training in a timely manner


  •  Demonstrates Wenger's Core Values

•     Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards – FSMA and SQF and State regulations

•     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

  • Ability to make sound moral decisions in an unbiased manner

•     Proficient oral and written communication skills

•     Knowledge of various types of feed mill machinery

•     General maintenance skills

•     Commitment to develop a safe culture

  • Hungry, Humble and Smart leader


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 and functions at the site

•     Ability to lead continuous improvement in operations and service levels

•     Demonstrates desire to continue in personal professional and leadership development

Willingness and flexibility to support 24/6 operating schedule


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


Physical Requirements(check if applicable)  

  • 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 additional hours during Harvest seasons 
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions 
  • Ability to work additional hours during Harvest seasons 

Who are you:

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

They will work with the Transportation/Logistics Supervisor in assessing driver performance and feed delivery efficiencies The manager is responsible for scheduling feed mill activities, managing the inventory of ingredients and supplies, preparing for and ensuring compliance with housekeeping audits, working with Maintenance Supervisor in scheduling preventive maintenance and participating in safety and leadership meetings.

The Site Supevisor is responsible for compliance with all company policies, as well as local, state and federal laws and regulations.  This individual is responsible for FMCSA and DOT compliance. The manager is responsible for reporting monthly, financial and production activities. The Site Manager is responsible for all activities that take place at their facility. The manager will operate standard office equipment, feed manufacturing equipment and computer automation equipment. 

Benefits you will have*: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision after 30 days of employment 
  • 401(k) plan with an employer match 
  • Disability 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Basic Life/AD&D 
  • Voluntary Life 
  • Flexible Spending 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Easter Hams 
  • Thanksgiving Turkeys 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • CDL Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Wenger Scholarship Program 


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We're a comprehensive Agricultural Company that includes Wenger Feeds, Dutchland Farms, Nutrify, Risser Grain, and Hoober Feeds.


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