• Plant Electrician

    Performance Pet Products
    Job Description

    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 fuillc.com 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 performancepet.net/.


    Performance Pet Products is seeking to add an Electrician to our growing team in Mitchell, SD! We are seeking candidates who have experience in the electrical field and are independent and resourceful problem-solvers. We offer a competitive starting wage, regularly scheduled pay increases, and a complete benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, a paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!


    Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm (exact starting/ending times subject to change due to projects and downtime)


    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.


    Install, inspect, repair, and replace electrical equipment and components


    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


    Install, maintain, and repair electrical control, writing, low/hire voltage, and lighting systems


    Read and understand technical diagrams and blue prints


    Perform general and preventative electrical maintenance


    Inspect transformers, circuit breakers, and other electrical components


    Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices


    Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring, and fixtures


    Follow National Electrical Code state and local building regulations


    Perform corrective maintenance on circuit breakers


    Understand basic HVAC systems and well as various testing equipment


    Communicate any accidents, threats, downtime, or cost-saving measures to Complex Manager


    Assist other maintenance or production 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 equivalent


    Electrician degree or completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program


    5 years’ experience working as an electrician or technician; manufacturing experience, a plus


    Advanced understanding of electrical systems, control wiring, safety systems, blueprints, and maintenance and repairs


    Experience with SCADA or PLC Programming, a plus


    Ability to problem solve independently or use various resources as needed


    Ability to lift and/or carry up to 60 pounds


    Ability to stand and/or move on feet for up to 12 hours per day, longer if required due to projects or breakdowns


    Constant bending, lift, turning and/or twisting


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

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