• General Labor (1st or 2nd Shift)

    Performance Pet Products
    Job Description

    Available Schedules:

    Monday - Friday, 6:00am to 4:30pm

    Monday - Friday, 4:00pm to 2:30am


    Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN.  Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website at fuillc.com to learn more!


    Performance Pet, located in Mitchell, SD, is home to the innovators and formulators who turn the desire for leaner, tastier, healthier or otherwise better pet food into an actual product on the shelves. Everything we do is custom-made for every customer, and we're the only canner to do so. Learn more about what we do at performancepet.net/.


    We are currently seeking General Laborers to perform a variety of roles at our 168,000 square foot cannery! We offer a starting base wage of $17/Hr., scheduled increases and weekly bonuses! Our complete benefits package includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


    Submit an application today to start your next fulfilling career with Performance Pet Products! And don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn!


    Areas of Accountability


    All areas of accountability to be delivered in a manner that aligns with the values and business strategy of Farmers Union Industries. Will specialize in the following areas:


    Chubs                                                       Can Pack

    Meat Loading


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    Work safely and comply with company and regulatory safety/environmental policies, practices and procedures


    Maintain the highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalism to promote a positive image of the company


    Operate forklift to load and unload trucks


    Select, clean, pack, and palletize pet food


    Load and unload items onto equipment for processing


    Operate multiple unit operations, opportunities to train and cross train in different areas


    Move product to the proper area, following all department and QA procedures


    Transfer finished goods to pallets and move to holding freezer


    Ensure proper housekeeping throughout the shift and in all department areas


    Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal workload.




    High school diploma or general education degree (GED), preferred


    Forklift certified, preferred


    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis


    Ability to push/ pull up to 100 pounds on a routine basis


    Ability to stand, walk, bend, and climb, frequently


    Ability to handle hot and cold conditions (must dress according to weather) and be aware of any wet floors or other hazards

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