The Wenger Group
  • - Red Lion
  • Red Lion , PA, USA
  • Full Time



JOB TITLE:              Facilities Maintenance and Tender Truck Driver


DEPARTMENT:      RisserOperations


JOB RELATIONSHIPS:     Supervised by:            Site Manager/Supervision

                                                Supervises:                  None




The ideal Facilities Maintenance and Tender Truck Driver conducts daily operating activities pertaining to grain receiving and fertilizer distribution as well as provide timely deliveries of fertilizer and fertilizer equipment to customers in the local area. Also, they have a working knowledge of and 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 facility. To accomplish this, they will need to follow quality, environmental and safety policies and procedures as they troubleshoot equipment throughout the facilities. Evaluates, repairs and ensures precise equipment maintenance records are maintained.





May be responsible for all or part of the following duties and responsibilities to be determined by the Site Manager and Supervision:


  • Perform basic routine maintenance on property and equipment
  • 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
  • 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 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 Site Manager and supervision


  • Receive and sample grain deliveries
  • Assist when needed at blending tower to provide timely service
  • Shovel and sweep up spills


Tender Truck Driver

  • Prevent damage to customer's equipment and property when making deliveries
  • Conduct pre and post trip inspections
  • Record fertilizer spreader and tender locations
  • Inspect fertilizer spreaders and tenders for operating condition when making deliveries
  • Properly and safely operate tending equipment
  • Maintain truck and tender by
    • Routine greasing
    • Cleaning truck inside and out
    • Maintaining adequate fluid levels
    • Keeping fertilizer slides clean to prevent batches from unintentionally mixing
    • Fill fuel tanks at end of each day before going home



  • Maintain shift maintenance activities report as well as maintaining records of preventing maintenance, parts replacement, inventory of parts, etc.
  • Report all maintenance, environmental, safety, quality and food safety issues immediately to the Site Manager

Administrative and Other

  • Perform maintenance activities as part of a team with team members     
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of Risser trucks and of tools and inventory in the vehicle
  • 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
  • Complete training in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as defined by Site Manager and other supervision



  • A minimum requirement of a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current CDL Class B/A with air brakes and valid physical card
  • Experience driving a non-synchronized truck transmission required
  • Demonstrates basic mechanical knowledge of machines and tools including: designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Basic demonstration of problem solving and trouble-shooting equipment failure skills
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Background in fertilizer and agricultural practices through education and/or experience preferred
  • At least 2 years of successful industrial maintenance experience preferred
    • Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred




  • Can interact with both internal and external customers in a professional manner
  • Perform basic troubleshooting, repair and assembly of any grain and tender equipment
  • Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment as appropriate
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and can drive company vehicle, per policy
  • Tender truck drivers able to work 10-12 hours per day without constant supervision
  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts and overtime as needed
  • Demonstrates Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Basic understanding of and able to follow Food Safety Standards - FSMA and SQF, Federal and State regulations     
  • Basic familiarity with and ability to follow electrical safety rules, including Arc Flash and NFPA 70 codes
  • Basic math skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Demonstrates Wenger's Core Values
  • Demonstrates oral and written communication skills
  • Able to read, write and speak English
    • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to work in an effective and efficient manner
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Demonstrates self-motivation and work with little supervision
  • Promotes teamwork
  • Positive attitude
  • Adaptable to change
  • Demonstrates safe behavior and ability to follow policies and procedures
  • General mechanical ability
  • Demonstrates basic problem solving skills

Trade Skills Desired

  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Basic pneumatic skills
  • Basic millwrighting skills
  • Basic crane & rigging skills
  • Basic welding/torching skills
  • Basic knowledge of steam systems and boilers
  • Basic experience with Grain Elevator Equipment (bins, legs, systems)




  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. repeatedly and up to 100 lbs. on occasion
  • Ability to climb truck and tender ladders and work in high places
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • 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, inside or outside
  • Standing approximately 95% of the shift
  • Work in confining environments under / over equipment
  • Manual and finger dexterity to make precise coordinated movements

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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