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Post Date09/03/2020
Job TypePart Time
Positions Available2
Company NamePerformance Pet Products
Company Website
Address915 E Havens Ave

Sanitation Worker

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, 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. Learn more about what we do at

We are currently taking applications for a 2nd Shift Sanitation Workers and a Sanitation Lead at our NEW, STATE-OF-THE-ART 168,000 sq. ft cannery, Performance Pet Products, in Mitchell, SD! 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.

Sanitation (Productivity & Efficiency)

Safety & Quality Compliance

Mentorship & Training                      

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Support and lead management’s daily objectives and assignments; monitor work activities for assigned department

Assist QA Manager on scheduling staff based on production and staffing needs

Monitor Sanitation team attendance and report any issues to QA Manager

Promote and lead continuous improvement in safety, quality, time performance and key performance indicators (KPI’s)

Plan and verify materials needed for auditing sanitation log and daily, weekly, and monthly schedules

Provide training to new/existing employees and ensure all facility equipment is sanitized, verifying company quality standards

Perform general cleaning and sanitation tasks as assigned to ensure all areas are safe, clean, and organized throughout shift

Ensure all necessary paperwork is completed and being used according to SOPs; collect and review documentation at shift end

Work with standard cleaning and sanitation chemicals and ensure proper storage of cleaning chemicals

Work directly with QA Manager and report any issues that arise

Train and assist in other departments or throughout facility to provide additional coverage or leadership, 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.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

AS degree or applicable certifications, preferred

1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing/machine operation; preferably food manufacturing

Advanced written and verbal communication, with ability to maintain accurate records

High level of professionalism, confidentiality, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail

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

Ability to understand and operate basic computer systems; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis

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

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

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