Job Details

Post Date05/02/2019
Job TypeFull Time
Positions Available4
Company NamePerformance Pet Products
Company Website
Address915 East Havens Ave

Plant Maintenance (Mechanical)

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural based manufacturing company based 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, Pet Care Systems, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. 

We are currently hiring for mechanical maintenance technicians at our Performance Pet Products location in Mitchell, SD! We offer a competitive starting wage with step increases, on-the-job training, a full benefits package, great team members, and opportunities to advance! Come visit us or submit an application to get started today!

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.

Equipment Maintenance                                    

Equipment Installation

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

Read and understand warnings, manuals and wiring schematics

Maintain, repair, and install plant equipment to OEM standards

Perform routine preventative equipment monitoring, troubleshooting, and service to ensure reliability and equipment uptime

Maintain a clean work environment to ensure safety and product quality

Communicate any accidents, threats, downtime, or cost-saving measures to the shift supervisor

Assist other production and maintenance 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 general education degree (GED), preferred

1-3 years’ experience working on mechanical equipment in a manufacturing environment

Boiler experience/certification, desired

HVAC/Refrigeration experience/certification, desired

Experience in food/feed production, desired

Mechanically inclined and troubleshooting abilities

Ability to operate welders, torches, and cutters

Ability operate bobcats, forklifts, tractors, trucks and Simons lift

Ability to maintain and service material handling equipment

Ability to communicate and accurately maintains records

Ability to understand and operate basic computer systems

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