Seasonal Grain Operations Laborers Needed ~ Turbotville

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Job Title: Seasonal Grain Operations Laborers Needed ~ Turbotville
Location: Turbotville, PA, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA

Company: The Wenger Group
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Feed Nutrition
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:

Position summary:

The grain operations will help assist with general operating activities in relation to grain receiving and fertilizer distribution as well as loading, inspecting, and documenting all finished outgoing products in a timely manner to ensure customer delivery. The responsibilities of this position will be divided to perform receiving and loading operator duties.

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: 

What will you do:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Handle and oversee shipping and receiving
  • Accurately load trucks and rail cars using mechanical equipment, meters, and scales as required
  • Maintain warehouse inventories and manage fertilizer inventory management
  • Prior to loading ensure each truck is free of contaminant
  • Ensure production is loaded on the correct truck and proper inventories are accounted for
  • Measure bins with accuracy to ensure proper inventory levels of products; properly record measurements for daily records
  • Accurately complete necessary paperwork required in the record keeping of the receiving and loadout operations
  • Accurately enter proper data into the computer system
  • Communicate quality, safety and efficiency concerns to appropriate personnel
  • Operate and tend machinery and equipment
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment
  • Perform housekeeping duties as requested by the Site Manager and Supervisor
  • Coordinate work functions with fellow shipping and receiving employees and other departments
  • Executes tasks in an efficient and safe manner
  • Adheres to all safety requirements of the company
  • Perform other duties as assigned


 Who are you: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to operate various types of machinery and heavy equipment preferred
  • Background knowledge in fertilizer, grain, and agriculture preferred
  • Prior maintenance experience or the desire to learn a plus

 Qualifications needed:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient written communication skills in business correspondence
  • Ability to take orders but also work and stay on task without constant direct supervision
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to develop a safe culture
  • Demonstrates Wenger's Core Values

  Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. 
  • Ability to lift up to a maximum of 100lbs with assistance of other team members
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery for items over 100lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high places
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions
  • Ability to work additional hours during Harvest seasons


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 

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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Job Post Date: 01/02/24
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