The Wenger Group
  • - Turbotville
  • Turbotville, PA, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
The ideal Laborer 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.

What your day looks like:


May be responsible for all or part of the following duties and responsibilities to be determined by the Site Manager and Supervision:
Maintenance
• Perform basic routine maintenance on property and equipment
• Perform housekeeping duties as requested by the Site Manager and supervision
Facilities
• 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
o Routine greasing
o Cleaning truck inside and out
o Maintaining adequate fluid levels
o Keeping fertilizer slides clean to prevent batches from unintentionally mixing
• Fill fuel tanks at end of each day before going home
Communications
• Report all maintenance, environmental, safety, quality and food safety issues immediately to the Site Manager
Administrative and Other
• Responsible for basic 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

Who you are:
• 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
• 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
• Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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
• 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 Wenger's Core Values
• Demonstrates basic problem solving skills
• Demonstrates oral and written communication skills
• Able to read, write and speak English
• Ability to manage time effectively
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to lift up to 50 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

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: https://www.thewengergroup.com

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, Basic Life & AD&D, Voluntary Life, Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending, Employee Referral Bonus, Safety Bonus, Meat Bonus, Easter Hams, Thanksgiving Turkeys, Annual Outing, Tuition Reimbursement, Wenger Sponsorship Program, Uniform and/or Corporate Wear, Tool and Boot Allowances, Recognition Awards. Each team member has the potential to earn a yearly bonus based on the achievement of company goals.

**Eligibility is dependent upon position, level, years of service, company performance, and Executive Team approval**
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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