• Material Handler (1st Shift)

    Performance Pet Products
    Job Description

    Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. FUI is a premier provider of specialized products, providing superior value and services to our members and customers. 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 seeking a Material Handler to join our 1st shift team at our 168,000 square foot cannery in Mitchell, SD! We offer a competitive starting base wage of $17/Hr., scheduled pay increases, and weekly bonuses! Our complete benefits package includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, a paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


    Schedule: Monday to Friday, 6:00am - 4:30pm (some flexibility may be required)


    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.


    Inventory Management/Movement                                                 Shipment Management


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

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

    Operate forklift to load and unload trucks

    Transfer finished & unfinished materials (dry goods, meat, pallets, dunnage, and cans/lids) between production floor and storage

    Receive in correct product according to bill-of-lading and purchase order

    Assist in pulling materials, prepping orders for shipment, rotating raw materials, and inventory/cycle counts

    Communicate efficiently with production staff, office staff, and visitors

    Drive yard truck safely and properly to move trailers

    Drill pallets of frozen meat to take samples and deliver samples to lab for testing

    Ensure all areas (production floor, dock, and warehouse) are clean and organized

    Ensure required reports and paperwork are completed accurately and in a timely manner

    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 work load.


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

    Previous warehouse experience, desired

    Forklift certified, preferred

    Ability to speak and write in English to fill out proper shipping documents

    Ability to lift over 50 pounds

    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

    Disclaimer: Because of the work that Farmers Union Industries does with the federal government, all employees are subject to executive order 14042 and the FUI COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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