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General Labor (1st & 2nd Shift)

Job Details

Performance Pet Products - Mitchell, SD
Full Time
$18.70 Hourly
Multiple Shifts Available


Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6:00am-4:30am OR 4:00pm-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 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


We are currently seeking 1st & 2nd Shift General Laborers to work in our Chubs Department at our 168,000 square foot cannery! We offer a starting base wage of $18.70/Hr., a $1/Hr. night shift differential, scheduled increases and weekly bonuses! Our complete benefits package includes health, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


Areas of Accountability


All areas of accountability to be delivered with GRIT - our values of Generosity, Relationships, Integrity, and Teamwork. Will specialize in the following areas:




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