Join our team at MacDonald & Owen Lumber Company. We produce kiln-dried hardwood lumber and dimensional wood components for our customers throughout the U.S. and overseas. With locations in Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania, we have openings in a variety of places to choose from. 

Our company is focused on core values, is family-oriented, and has a desire to promote from within. We value honor, commitment, command, drive, a willingness to change, and a servant-hearted attitude. We want our employees to thrive in business and in life!

We are always looking to add people to our growing team. For a full list of positions available at our facilities, check out our page on Indeed. If you already know what position you’d like to apply for, fill out our online application by clicking Apply Now! 

We’re excited to get to know you and find a place for you on our team! 

Job Openings by State


Hardwood Lumber Inspector/Grader

Luck, WI

The Lumber Inspector position is responsible for handling, inspecting, and grading lumber. This is a skilled position that requires previous NHLA grading experience.

Starting Pay $20/hr

2nd Shift Maintenance

Luck, WI

Perform minor and major repairs of buildings and equipment. 

Starting Pay $28/hr

1st Shift Moulder Operator

Luck, WI

Perform a variety of job tasks in the production of wood components. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Set up and fully operate the molder to company standards and customer specifications.

Starting Pay $18/hr

Bi-Lingual Spanish General Operator - 2nd Shift

Luck, WI

The General Operator role is responsible for performing production work, including operating machinery, assembly of components or parts, feeding, off-bearing, stacking and inspection of product to ensure quality. General Production at St. Croix Wood Components may work on multiple lines and machines including but not limited to pop-chop, pocket drill, chop line, gluer, finish line, SLR, RIP and DET. All roles require general housekeeping and safety consciousness.

Starting Pay $20/hr


Hardwood Lumber Inspector/Grader

Brookville, PA

The Lumber Inspector position is responsible for handling, inspecting, and grading lumber. This is a skilled position that requires previous NHLA grading experience.

Starting Pay $20/hr


Hardwood Lumber Inspector/Grader

Bowling Green, KY

The Lumber Inspector position is responsible for handling, inspecting, and grading lumber. This is a skilled position that requires previous NHLA grading experience.

Starting Pay $20/hr

Lumber Handler

Bowling Green, KY

The lumber handler piles products according to established markings and/or assist with stickering of green lumber.


Starting Pay $17/hr

Frequently Asked Questions

  • We recognize people for their contributions and talent.
  • Every employee gets one on one weekly check-ins with their supervisor to make sure you are thriving in business and in life. 
  • We have a sign-on bonus of $500 after 90 days of employment for all production employees.
  • If you bring in a friend and they last 90 days, you will receive a sign-on bonus of $500. Plus, every year after you and the person recommended remains employed, you will receive another $500 on their anniversary start date every year.
  • We offer a free set of High Visibility clothing consisting of 5 shirts and 1 sweatshirt after 90 days of employment and bi-annually.
  • We offer up to $100.00 per year reimbursement to help pay for safety toe footwear. This reimbursement can roll over to the next year and caps at $200.
  • We offer Additional Monthly Bonuses.
  • We celebrate wins and incorporate fun with our monthly Strategy Celebrations where employees have the chance to win a bonus on their next paycheck.
  • We’ve been on Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing list over 5 times. 

Employer Paid Benefits include:

  • Preventative medical care plan for employees and dependents
  • Life Insurance Policy ($10,000)
  • Short Term Disability (employer-paid at 6 months of employment)
  • Access to Smart Dollar financial wellness tool
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Paid Leave, Paid Time Off, & Volunteer Paid Time Off.
  • 4% 401k match at 6 months of employment

Employee Paid Benefits include:

  • Additional Life insurance coverage for employees and dependents
  • Long Term Disability coverage
  • Accident, Critical Care, & Cancer Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K

MacDonald & Owen Lumber is a family-owned company, operating three hardwood lumber kiln drying facilities and one components facility. When you start a career with us, you become a part of the close-knit M&O family. We’re always checking in to make sure you’re doing well in weekly one on one meetings. It’s our vision to see our employees thrive in business and in life. 

Our Core Values are more than words on a wall.  They guide and influence our every decision and action.  We hire and promote based on our core values!

Honor: Do right by our customers, vendors & each other

Commitment: Be all-in for the team

Drive: See opportunity, go after it!

Command:  Know your stuff, do it on time, do it accurately, deliver expected results

Change:  Relentlessly and continuously improve.

Servant Hearted: Serve, help & care for each other

We desire to be good stewards of what we’ve been entrusted with and enjoy giving back to the communities where we operate. We proudly support charities like Sleep in Heavenly Peace by providing lumber to build beds for children and families in need. We give in many other ways as well, including providing our employees with Volunteer Paid Time Off.

Living out our core values is the best way to find success at M&O.  This looks like:

    • Treating others with exceptional respect and kindness
    • Demonstrating ownership and responsibility
    • Being proactive and determined
    • Adaptability
    • Having a team-focused mindset
    • A desire to improve and solve problems with creativity

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