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Plant Electrician

Job Details

Performance Pet Products - Mitchell, SD
Full Time
1st (Day Shift)


Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm (additional night or weekend hours may be required due to breakdown and/or project needs)


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 an Electrician in Mitchell, SD. We offer a competitive salary, and a 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


Install, inspect, repair, and replace electrical equipment and components


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Work safely following all company safety policies, practices, procedures, and improvement initiatives


Comply with all regulatory compliance requirements regarding environmental, and food/feed safety


Install, maintain, and repair electrical control, writing, low/hire voltage, and lighting systems


Read and understand technical diagrams and blue prints


Perform general and preventative electrical maintenance


Inspect transformers, circuit breakers, and other electrical components


Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices


Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring, and fixtures


Follow National Electrical Code state and local building regulations


Perform corrective maintenance on circuit breakers


Understand basic HVAC systems and well as various testing equipment


Communicate any accidents, threats, downtime, or cost-saving measures to Complex Manager


Assist other maintenance or production personnel as needed or requested


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 equivalent


Electrician degree or completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program


5 years’ experience working as an electrician or technician; manufacturing experience, a plus


Advanced understanding of electrical systems, control wiring, safety systems, blueprints, and maintenance and repairs


Experience with SCADA or PLC Programming, a plus


Ability to problem solve independently or use various resources as needed


Ability to lift and/or carry up to 60 pounds


Ability to stand and/or move on feet for up to 12 hours per day, longer if required due to projects or breakdowns


Constant bending, lift, turning and/or twisting