Careers

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

Wisconsin

IT Help Desk Technician

West Salem, WI

The IT Help Desk Technician will provide Level 1 end user support for hardware, software, and associated peripherals for all company locations.

Starting Pay: $17 – $20/hr

Executive Assistant

West Salem, WI

The Executive Assistant will support company leadership by performing a wide range of administrative and office support activities. This person must be effective in planning, prioritizing, and executing tasks in a timely manner. They must also exhibit skills in building & maintaining strong relationships both internally & externally. The ideal candidate is both approachable & respectful, comfortable with new technology, virtual meeting platforms and scheduling systems. Demonstrates the ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and exercise independent thinking and sound judgement.

Starting Pay: $20/hr

Pennsylvania

Custodian/Groundskeeper

Bowling Green, KY

 Perform grounds keeping and custodial functions, to maintain well-kept buildings, equipment, and yard.

Starting Pay $18/hr

Kentucky

No positions available . . .

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 Core Value Meetings 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:  Adapt to support our mission

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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