McDonough Careers

McDonough Mfg. Co. is a family owned and operated manufacturer of custom sawmill machinery. McDonough buys steel and all parts, Fabricates, CNC and Manual Machines, Assembles, Tests, and Paints all our machinery right here in our Eau Clare factory. We have been based in the Chippewa Valley since 1888.

Due to significant growth and a long term backlog of work, we have openings for:
1st and 2nd Shift - Manual and CNC Machinists.
Machinists should be capable of doing their own set-ups and have some Programming experience.
Competitive benefits package includes one of the best Health Insurance packages in the area, Dental, and Life Insurance. Uniforms, Flexible time schedule, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, and a very successful 401(k) program.

1st Shift normally works Monday - Friday. 6:30 to 3:00 and we offer a flexible schedule with overtime available.
2nd Shift normally works Monday -- Thursday 3pm to 1am with a $2.00 per hour premium.

Come work for a family business that believes our employees make the difference!

Mission, Vision, & Values

Ownerships Objectives:

To grow a predictable and time sustaining business that will protect the future welfare of it’s owners, employees and families of them.


The most recognized provider of sawmill machinery solutions that increase the efficiencies of our customer’s operations.

Vision: “What we want to become”

  • Customer
    - Customer turned responsive delivery of superior quality at fair price
  • Employee
    - Self motivated and committed to adding value
  • Business and Financials
    - Aggressive predictable revenue growth and sustainable profits
  • Operations
    - A continuous improvement culture that strives for self managed waste free processes
  • Community
    - Employer of choice with a “good neighbor” philosophy

Values: “What we stand for”

  • Mutual honesty and long term ethics
  • Open and respectful communication
  • Receptive and responsive to internal and external expectations
  • Serious about the work but never too serious while at work
  • Conscious of customer quality expectations and committed to succeed
  • Constant pursuit of personal growth and perfection