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Post Date07/15/2020
Job TypeFull Time
Company NamePerformance Pet Products
Address915 E Havens Ave

Plant Mechanical Maintenance

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. 

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.

We are currently hiring for mechanical maintenance technicians at our Performance Pet Products location! We offer a complete benefits package, paid time off, paid holidays and birthday holiday, great team members, and more!

Submit an application today to get started!

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

Position Details


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


We offer a complete benefits package, paid time off, paid holidays and birthday holiday, great team members, and more!

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