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  • Administrative Assistant (Inventory/Production Entry Clerk)

    Performance Pet Products
    Job Description

    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.

    Performance Pet is actively seeking an Administrative Assistant to assist with inventory and production entry. The position will be located onsite in Mitchell, SD and offers a competitive starting wage and complete benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!

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    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.

    Manage Inventory and Product Consumption                  Safety & Quality Compliance
    Conduct Inventory Counts                                                Assist Internal Controls

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

    Comply with all regulatory compliance requirements regarding environmental and food/feed safety

    Perform compliance inspections and follow up on non-conformances and corrective actions

    As a site-based resource, this position works closely with production, maintenance, food safety, procurement, shipping, & regulatory departments to identify opportunities to improve product quality, systems, and safety

    Learn and provide assistant to production entry and shipping departments, as needed

    Create, verify, and send transfers from Performance Pet Products to offsite freezer storage

    Verify all shipments and transfers are accurate and reconcile any differences

    Reconcile items from internal purchases for production runs with supplier POs

    Assist with inventory counts on weekly basis

    Receive in materials, when needed

    Assist Inventory/Procurement supervisor with reconciliation of inventory and consumption paperwork

    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 workload.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED), required

    1-3 years’ experience with data entry, bookkeeping, or willingness to learn.

    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; Microsoft NAV experience, a plus

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

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

    Disclaimer: Because of the work that Farmers Union Industries does with the federal government, all employees are subject to executive order 14042 and the FUI COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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