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Sanitation (2nd Shift)

Job Details

Performance Pet Products - Mitchell, SD
Full Time
$19.25 Hourly
2nd (Evening Shift)


Day in the Life of a Sanitation Worker (Video)


Schedule: Monday to 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 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 seeking detailed and driven individuals to join our 2nd shift Sanitation team at our 168,000 square foot cannery in Mitchell, SD! We offer a competitive starting base wage of $19.25/Hr. PLUS a $1/Hr. Night Shift Differential and regular increases. 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


Sanitation (Equipment & Production Floor)               Safety & Quality Compliance


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


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


Perform general cleaning and sanitation tasks as assigned


Disassemble and reassemble equipment parts that require cleaning


Complete Sanitation as directed by Daily, Weekly and Monthly schedules.


Work with standard cleaning and sanitation chemicals


Document task completion status in sanitation log


Sweep, mop and sanitize warehouse and production floors


Wash and sanitize equipment parts, carts, bins, barrels, utensils etc.


Empty production trash bins and vacuums


Operate floor scrubbing equipment


Participate in weekly and monthly deep cleaning activities


Keep QA Manager informed of any issues that arise


Train and assist in other departments or throughout facility to provide additional coverage, as needed


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


1-3 years’ experience in sanitation in a manufacturing environment; preferably food manufacturing


Ability to perform tasks independently and make key decisions to assure quality and food safety procedures are met


High level of attention to detail and surroundings


Ability to communicate and proficiently maintain accurate records


Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis


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


Ability to work day/evening/night shifts/weekends and/or extra hours, as needed


Ability to tolerate varying environmental conditions; wet, slippery conditions; and confined spaces