The Wenger Group
  • - Hempfield Mill
  • Lancaster, PA, USA
  • 18.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Who are we:

We're a leading Northeast family-owned food, agricultural products, and agricultural services organization headquartered in Pennsylvania. We provide animal nutrition and feeds; specialty protein production, processing, and marketing; on-farm protein production services; and grain, fertilizer, and ingredient procurement.

We're a stable company with strong core values, great benefits, competitive wage structure, and a safe and healthy work environment. With over 850 team members, we're a growing company in an essential sector – agriculture!

Learn more here: https://www.thewengergroup.com

What your day looks like:


The Mill Technician I is an integral and important part of a team and is responsible for grain testing and the manual addition of feed ingredients in accordance with operating procedures. In addition, they will be introduced to inventory management, maintenance, repair, and operation of 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.


May be responsible for all or part of the following duties and responsibilities to be determined by the Mill Manager, Mill Supervisor, Mill Shift Supervisor:

  • 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.
  • Ingredient and Inventory Management.
  • Maintain bag inventories, stacked and orderly.
  • Administrative and Other.
  • Complete required training in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties determined by the Mill Manager, Mill Supervisor or Mill Shift Supervisor.

Who you are:

  • Ability to work independently and under close supervision
  • Ability to understand and follow Food Safety Standards – FSMA and SQF and State regulations
  • Basic math skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Basic computer 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 team work
  • Adaptable to change
  • Demonstrates safe behavior and ability to follow policies and procedures
  • General mechanical ability
  • Demonstrates Wenger's Core Values
  • 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
  • A minimum of one (1) year required in Level I for fully developing skill sets for Level II

In addition to our more traditional benefits, we also offer great perks and numerous resources for professional development and team building:

  • Promotional opportunities
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Robust onboarding and training program
  • Employee Discount Programs (Perks at Work)
  • Employee referral program
  • Encouraging and collaborative culture 

What our benefits are:

  • Paid Time Off, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, Parental Leave, etc.
  • Carebridge Employee Assistance Program

For all full-time members:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Pet Insurance

Sign-on Bonus: $3,000.00

Each team member has the potential to earn a yearly bonus based on the achievement of company goals.

The Wenger Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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