Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered 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. 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 a Material Handler to join our 1st shift team at our 168,000 square foot cannery in Mitchell, SD! We offer a competitive starting base wage of $17/Hr., scheduled pay increases, and weekly bonuses! Our complete benefits package includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, a paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 6:00am - 4:30pm (some flexibility may be required)


Submit an application today to start your next fulfilling career with Performance Pet Products! And don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn!


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.


Inventory Management/Movement                                                 Shipment Management


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Maintain highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalism to promote a positive image of the Company

Operate forklift to load and unload trucks

Transfer finished & unfinished materials (dry goods, meat, pallets, dunnage, and cans/lids) between production floor and storage

Receive in correct product according to bill-of-lading and purchase order

Assist in pulling materials, prepping orders for shipment, rotating raw materials, and inventory/cycle counts

Communicate efficiently with production staff, office staff, and visitors

Drive yard truck safely and properly to move trailers

Drill pallets of frozen meat to take samples and deliver samples to lab for testing

Ensure all areas (production floor, dock, and warehouse) are clean and organized

Ensure required reports and paperwork are completed accurately and in a timely manner

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

Previous warehouse experience, desired

Forklift certified, preferred

Ability to speak and write in English to fill out proper shipping documents

Ability to lift over 50 pounds

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

Ability to handle hot and cold conditions (must dress according to weather) and be aware of any wet floors or other hazards

Disclaimer: All employees are subject to the FUI COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.