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HR & Administrative Assistant

Job Details

Performance Pet Products - Mitchell, SD
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Up to 25%
1st (Day Shift)
Human Resources, Payroll, & Benefits


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 to add a HR & Admin Assistant to our growing team in Mitchell, SD! We offer a positive and team-driven environment along with a competitive hourly wage. Our 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


Human Resources & Payroll Support                       Onboarding and Employee Training


HRIS Administration                                                    Benefits Support


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Support and promote a positive work environment, continuous improvement culture and positive community relations


Provide front office support including greeting visitors and managing incoming/outgoing mail


Serve as on-site HR resource for all employees at the complex, with direction and support from Corporate HR Staff


Maintain employee confidence through accurate HR processes and compliance with federal, state and local regulations and laws


Protect human resources operations by keeping information confidential


Support implementation and interpretation of HR policies and procedures; deliver information in a timely and clear manner


Ensure distribution of required employee notices


Respond to employee issues and concerns by bringing forward to Director of HR; partner with investigations, as needed


Conduct new hire orientation, in alignment with company objectives, to create positive experience for new hire


Assist employees with benefits orientation and enrollment


Plan and coordinate employee meetings/events (i.e. - communications, meal coordination, room preparation)


Maintain and organize electronic records and office filings, as needed


Order, receive, and stock supplies, submitting purchase orders and invoices when necessary


Provide administrative support to managers and corporate staff


Assist in vendor bookkeeping tasks such as invoicing or expense tracking


Provide back-up support for other areas, 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 work load.




Degree in Business or Human Resources, preferred; or comparable education and/or experience


Three (3) years of experience in an HR-related role, with knowledge of relevant employment legislation, preferred


Experience in a high-volume, multi-location environment, preferred


Experience with HRIS and/or payroll processing system


High level of proficiency, accuracy, discretion, and confidentiality


Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook


Advanced written and verbal communication skills with high level of professionalism


Strong sense of initiative and problem-solving with the ability to manage time and deadlines with little supervision


Travel up to 10%, annually

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