Careers

Career Opportunities at our Eau Claire, WI facility:

CNC Machinist

Due to significant growth and a long term backlog of work, McDonough Manufacturing has an immediate opening for a CNC Machinist on 2nd shift. This position will be responsible for producing machined parts by planning, programming, setting up and operating CNC and manual machines while maintaining high quality and safety standards at all times.

The qualified candidate for this position will have the following:

  • A Machine Tool Associate Degree or 2+ years prior CNC Machining experience is preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints.
  • Must have solid knowledge of tooling and usage.
  • Have a strong attention to detail.
  • Have a positive attitude and be able to communicate openly and respectfully.
  • Flexible to work overtime hours when required.


Our second shift is scheduled to work 4 days, Monday-Thursday from 3pm-1am.

McDonough Manufacturing offers a competitive benefits package includes Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance, company paid uniforms, flexible time schedule, paid time off, holiday pay, 401(k) and much more!

McDonough Manufacturing is a family owned and operated manufacturer of custom sawmill machinery. Located in Eau Claire Wisconsin, McDonough buys steel and all parts, Fabricates, CNC and Manual Machines, Assembles, Tests, and Paints all our machinery right here in our Eau Claire factory. We have been based in the Chippewa Valley for 132 years, since 1888. Located on the north side of Eau Claire, next to the Airport.

Come work for a family business where our culture makes a difference and believes our employees are the key to our Lean Manufacturing, continuous improvement. To apply, please submit your resume or request an application via email. You can also stop by our office at 2320 Melby Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703 during business hours or call us at (715) 834-7755 with questions or to request an application.

If you are interested in applying for any of the positions in our Eau Claire location, please send your resume and cover letter to mtietz(at)mcdonoughmfg.com.

Career Opportunities at our Mactaquac, New Brunswick (Canada) facility:

Electrical Engineer/Engineering Technologist

Applicants for this position will be required to directly impact the success of McDonough Canada by:
  • Ensure that all Electrical shop work is performed safely and in accordance with the procedures established in our safety manual.
  • Design PLC, VFD and other electrical cabinets
  • Write controls programs for a variety of industrial sawmill machinery systems.
  • Plan, schedule and ensure the efficient delivery of controls systems for all assigned projects.
  • Help identify and implement process improvement opportunities based on elimination of waste and considering cost/benefit.
  • Perform maintenance on shop equipment as required.
  • Provide customer support for existing controls systems.
  • Maintain a neat, well organized, and clearly labelled electrical inventory.
  • Ensure that at the end of each shift all workspaces are left neat and tidy, clear of debris and all tools/welders are properly stored.
  • Complete all quality checks in accordance with established quality standards/guidelines.
  • Participate in project kick-off meetings.
  • Participate in design review meetings.
  • Willingness to travel to the US for site visits.

Education Requirements - Experience and Skills

Applicants for this position should have the following credentials and/or equivalent experience.

  • Completed degree in Electrical Engineering, or Diploma in Electrical engineering technology, or Industrial Controls Technology or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years’ experience minimum as an Electrical or Controls Technician in a production environment.
  • Previous experience with Allen Bradley CompactLogix and ControlLogix would be considered an asset.
  • Previous experience with CAD programming such as autocad considered an asset.
  • Familiar with Rockwell PLC programming software would be an asset.
  • Additional certifications, such as Industrial Electrician or Industrial Mechanic an asset.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety standards and a commitment to work safely.
  • Strong problem-solving skills: able to identify problems and execute effective solutions.

McDonough Canada provides a competitive compensation and benefit package in addition to a bonus program based on our production team's success.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Payscale: Will be commensurate with corresponding education and experience.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Day shift

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to curquhart(at)mcdonoughmfg.com


 

Lead Hand (2 positions)

We currently have 2 career opportunities as a Lead Hand with McDonough Canada at our Mactaquac, New Brunswick location. 

Responsibilities: 

In addition to the responsibilities below a successful applicant will also be required to work a position in the shop in addition to their role as a lead hand (Laborer, Industrial Mechanic, Welder/Fitter, Machinist, or other trade) 

 

Applicants for this position will be required to directly impact the success of McDonough Canada by: 

  • Ensure that all work is performed safely and in accordance with the procedures established in our safety manual. And that all employees wear appropriate PPE when required. 
  • Manage the queuing of jobs ahead of all work centers in the Cut, Burning and Assembly areas. Or Welding and Machining Areas. 
  • Organize the unloading of large incoming freight/parts. Or the Loading of Shipments to customers 
  • Maintain a neat, well organized, and clearly labelled steel inventory both inside and outside of the shop. 
  • Ensure that at the end of each shift all workspaces are left neat and tidy, clear of debris and all tools are properly stored. 
  • Ensure all quality checks are completed in accordance with established quality standards/guidelines. 
  • Participate in design review meetings. 
  • Incorporate revisions from engineering into shop fabrication as provided through the production planner. 
  • Coordinate any design issues that may occur during fabrication with the Engineering QC. 
  • Maintain Shop Daily Management Board 

Education Requirements - Experience and Skills 

Applicants for this position should have the following credentials and/or equivalent experience. 

  • Previous Lead Hand or Supervisory experience considered an asset. 
  • Grade 12 or equivalent. 
  • 5 years’ experience in a production environment. 
  • Experience in a metal fabrication shop equipment an asset. 
  • Certifications in Machining, Welding, Fitting, or Industrial Mechanic considered an asset. 
  • Knowledge of applicable safety standards and a commitment to work safely. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills: able to identify problems and execute effective solutions. 

McDonough Canada provides a competitive compensation and benefit package in addition to a bonus program based on our production team's success. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $27.00-$32.00 per hour 

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Day shift

If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to curquhart(at)mcdonoughmfg.com

The McDonough Way

  • Treasure, protect, and promote our reputation.
  • Invest in relationships.
  • Think safe. Work safe.
  • Do the right thing, always.
  • Practice productive problem-solving.
  • Honor commitments.
  • Communicate so there is no miscommunication.
  • Listen openly.
  • Speak straight.
  • Find a way.
  • Show meaningful appreciation.

  • Share information.
  • Employ craftsmanship in everything we do.
  • Think team first.
  • Be relentless about improvement.
  • Deliver legendary service.
  • “bring it” every day.
  • Embrace change and growth.
  • Think and act like an owner.
  • Plan for success
  • Walk in your customers’ shoes.
  • Pursue the best solutions.
  • Go the extra mile.
  • Take pride in our workspace.
  • Pay attention to the details.
  • Be positive.
  • Work on yourself.
  • Use data to make decisions.
  • Be process-driven.
  • Make a difference.
  • Be the change you want to see.
  • Be serious about the work but never too serious while at work.