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If you’re someone that cares about doing quality work and providing excellent customer service, we may have a career path for you

We seek honest, authentic, engaged, and respectful individuals who strive to do their best in whatever they do. If this describes you, we ask you to consider McFarlane Mfg. Co. as an employer. We provide employees with an environment where “your Team” is like a family. We are continuing a 100-year old tradition of exemplary service to farms, families, and far beyond. We do all of this and provide many opportunities for our staff to contribute to and grow within this tradition. We employ Welders, Machine Operators, Painters; Agricultural-, Auto-, Small Engine- Service Technicians; Engineers, Estimators, Detailers, Retail Associates, Office Staff, and many more. We welcome the opportunity to speak with qualified individuals further regarding any of the opportunities available at McFarlane Mfg. Co., Inc.’s Family of Businesses: McFarlanes’ Retail & Service Center, McFarlane Mfg. Co. Ag Production or McFarlane Mfg. Co. Structural Steel.


Maintenance Technician

Reports to: Maintenance Lead & Safety Specialist

Department: Entire Mfg Facility

Job Summary: Involved in Maintenance Department activities that ensure all production and support systems are operated in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for assigned breakdown repairs, preventive and predictive maintenance and root cause analysis. This opportunity may be paired with an existing role as workload allows.

Duties and Responsibilities: Will be be involved in programs/projects to ensure activities are carried out to support organization. Intend for 20 hours/week to be dedicated to maintenance and 20 hours on production floor.

Specifically:

  • Ensures the safe maintenance and the repair or replacement of the Plant equipment and systems.
  • Responsible for timely equipment inspections and repairs with little or no supervision.
  • Provides technical solutions to ensure maximum production quality and quantity.
  • Attends training for safety and technical areas to continuously improve abilities.
  • Provides troubleshooting of maintenance problems and coordinates required solutions for HVAC, fire, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical issues.
  • Actively involved in major maintenance projects.
  • Works with outside contractors for equipment and facility repairs.
  • Provides solutions for timely preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Provides maintenance of buildings and grounds.
  • Demonstrates accountability for all safety procedures, leading by example.
  • Operate forklift as required.
  • Record maintenance documentation using Access.
  • Perform additional projects as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma, Associate degree in technical field preferred.
  • Five plus years of plant maintenance preferably in a heavy manufacturing setting, preferred.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to read blue prints, schematics and technical diagrams.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Familiar with hydraulics, electrical pneumatics & mechanical maintenance.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to use and understand MS Office.
  • Ability to take direction and willingness to learn.
Safety Requirements:

While performing the duties of this position, employee is regularly required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, grip; reach; bend, twist, squat, pull; and talk and hear. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift 75 lbs. Must wear PPE while on the floor. Demonstrates accountability for all safety procedures. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation is based upon experience. Competitive benefits package includes paid health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, flexible spending and generous McFarlanes’ Retail Employee Discount.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply in person at or submit resume to: McFarlane Mfg. Co., Human Resources, 1330 Dallas Street, Sauk City, WI 53583, apply online at www.mcfarlanes.net; or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net

Dispatcher / Environmental & Health Administrator / Float

Reports to: Transport & Assembly Supervisor

Department: Production

Job Summary: Dispatcher / EH Administrator / Float mainly directs pickup and delivery of freight in the most efficient manner possible and handles administrative duties of the environmental component of McFarlane Mfg. Co., Inc.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for ensuring efficient and cost / safety conscious hauling, for driver and vehicle compliance monitoring and for all Sauk City based Transport and Mfg. Vehicle Fleet vehicle assets; ensure proper handling and disposal of Environmental waste materials out of manufacturing facility.

Specifically:

  • Direct pickup and delivery of freight in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Work closely with Paint Supervisor to administer Environmental / Health / Safety compliance requirements, working closely with experts in the field.
  • Work with drivers, managers, and customers to ensure timely deliveries / hauling in presence of ever changing situations and needs.
  • Identify and book back hauls to minimize cost and maximize vehicle utilization when hauling.
  • Facilitate maintenance of all Logs, Driver and Vehicle Asset files for compliance.
  • Ensure all preventative and repair maintenance is completed and reported in timely manner for Sauk City based Transport and Mfg. Vehicle Fleet.
  • Maintain Visual Performance Board regarding driver performance, safety and maintenance. Ensure the safe loading of loads.
  • Set up and call LTL carriers for orders ready to ship.
  • Complete billing of loads in DIS.
  • Other duties as determined necessary throughout Manufacturing or Structural Shop, as needed.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Education & Experience:
  • HS Diploma or equivalent; Associate Degree preferred.
  • Experience in dispatching and / or coordinating transportation routes for groups, preferred.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Possess excellent communication skills in order to provide excellent customer service, person-to-person, through email and on the phone.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; ability to work at an average level with Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to work independently, take needed initiative & multi-task in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to adapt to various duties, as needed, coordinating Dispatch and EH functions daily.
  • Strong decision making skills with ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
Safety/Physical Requirements:

The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear. This role uses office equipment such as computers and phones, photocopiers. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and distance vision. Must wear safety glasses while on the production floor. Demonstrates accountability for all safety procedures, leading by example. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation is based upon experience. Competitive benefits package includes paid health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, flexible spending and generous McFarlanes’ Retail Employee Discount.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply in person at or submit resume to: McFarlane Mfg. Co., Human Resources, 1330 Dallas Street, Sauk City, WI 53583, apply online at www.mcfarlanes.net; or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net

General Laborer Paint — Dip Tank Painter & Material Handler

Reports to: Paint Supervisor

Department: Mfg Paint

Job Summary: The Dip Tank Painter / Material Handler provides production support by running machines and ensuring a safe work environment by following instructions from Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs routine paint production responsibilities.

Specifically:

  • Load and unload items from machines and assembly lines.
  • Operate machines.
  • Hold or supply materials and tools.
  • Locate parts, tag them with identifying text and numbers.
  • Record production information such as gauge readings, products produced, material usage and manufacturing times.
  • Clean and prep parts for both Ag and Structural departments.
  • Visually check parts before painting and after cleaning to ensure part prep is complete.
  • Visually check parts after painting for paint runs and light or missed spots.
  • Apply surface coatings to completed parts using dip tank.
  • Ensure defective products or observed equipment malfunctions are reported and repaired.
  • Ensure the proper handling and disposal of waste materials as directed by Safety Specialist.
  • Clean and lubricate equipment; clean-up work areas - set out or put away tools, supplies and materials; ensure manufacturing areas are free of debris and dirt.
  • Comply with standard safety practices and procedures.
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Education & Experience:
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to understand and practice painting methods, safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to recognize quality expected and be able to reproduce it.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English.
  • Ability to work overtime.
  • Valid driver’s license (Fork truck requirement).
Safety/Physical Requirements:

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. This job operates in a service setting. This role uses office equipment such as computers and phones, photocopiers. Ability to lift 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and distance vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation is based upon experience. Competitive benefits package includes paid health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, flexible spending and generous McFarlanes’ Retail Employee Discount.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply in person at or submit resume to: McFarlane Mfg. Co., Human Resources, 1330 Dallas Street, Sauk City, WI 53583, apply online at www.mcfarlanes.net; or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net

Floater — Manufacturing / Paint

Reports to: Paint Supervisor

Department: Production

Job Summary: The Floater uses a pressure washer, maintains worksite and equipment, and assists painters as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs routine prep work; cleans up at end of shift; uses required PPE.

Specifically:

  • Prep paint carts
  • Grease bushings
  • Ensure flow of carts (order of completion)
  • Assist in helping painters with pushing of carts
  • Ensure correct pH levels with discharge of tanks
  • Assist with paint loading
  • Perform daily routine clean up duties
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor or manager
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position
Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Related experience or training preferred.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to deal with routine situations.
  • Ability to perform simple math.
  • Ability to understand and practice pressure washing methods, safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to provide flexibility as needed to move between departments.
Safety Requirements:

Able to stand for long periods of time. Able to bend / stoop continuously. Able to squat, kneel occasionally. Able to push and pull heavy (100 lbs.) carts frequently. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Able to handle extreme temperatures. Able to grip trigger as necessary for pressure washing. Must wear personal protective equipment while in the manufacturing plant or structural shop.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation is based upon experience. Competitive benefits package includes paid health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, flexible spending and generous McFarlanes’ Retail Employee Discount.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply in person at or submit resume to: McFarlane Mfg. Co., Human Resources, 1330 Dallas Street, Sauk City, WI 53583, apply online at www.mcfarlanes.net; or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net

Manufacturing General Laborer

Reports to: Ag Supervisor

Department: Production

Job Summary: The general laborer provides production support by running machines and ensuring a safe work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs routine production responsibilities.

Specifically:

  • General laborers may clean and lubricate equipment.
  • Ensure manufacturing areas are free of debris and dirt.
  • Set out or put away tools.
  • Follow instructions from more experienced employees to operate machines.
  • Hold or supply materials and tools.
  • Load and unload items from machines and assembly lines.
  • Locate parts, tag them with identifying text and numbers.
  • Record production information such as gauge readings, products produced and manufacturing times.
  • Ensure defective products or observed equipment malfunctions are reported and repaired.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior production floor experience, preferred.
  • Forklift certified or ability to become certified, preferred.
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to recognize quality expected and be able to reproduce it.
Safety Requirements:

While performing the duties of this position, employee is regularly required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, grip; reach; bend, twist, squat, pull; and talk and hear. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift, push, pull and carry 50 lbs. Must be able to do repetitive work. Must wear PPE while on the floor. Demonstrates accountability for all safety procedures. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation based upon experience. Full time employees are eligible to receive a competitive benefits package which includes group health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k, Paid Time Off and more. To be considered for this opportunity, please complete an online application at www.mcfarlanes.net; apply in person at McFarlane Mfg 1330 Dallas St., Sauk City, WI; mail resume to McFarlane Mfg. Co., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 100, Sauk City, WI 53583 or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net

Structural Steel Detailer

Reports to: Project Development Director

Department: Structural Steel Office

Job Summary: Generate timely and efficient shop drawings with accurate detail for steel fabrication.

Duties and Responsibilities: Produce shop structural and miscellaneous drawings, anchor setting plans and details, erection drawings and details, per AISC, AWS, ASTM, building codes, contract drawings, specifications, and supplemental documents.

Specifically:

  • Partner with Customer, contractor, designer, project manager, estimator, project coordinator, and production staff to ensure details represent a cost effective solution.
  • Prepare/check structural steel drawings. Review and provide feedback on vendor drawings.
  • Prepare and finalize material cut lists, hole programs, field bolt summaries, production programs and related specifications.
  • Review and incorporate changes for impact on details, materials, and job schedules.
  • Collaborate to resolve and/or clarify shop fabrication issues, constructions document questions, and field calls
  • Monitor and report job progress, maintain job files, and project logs
  • Provide assistance or training for new hires or detailers
  • Ensure detailing schedules are met and report anticipated overruns
  • Build and maintain professional contacts.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Education & Experience:
  • Minimum of a two (2) year technical degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of three - five (3-5) years’ experience in manufacturing using 2-D AutoCAD and/or 3D CAD and SDS/2
  • Experience in FabSuite or Fabtrol, preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Project/program management and implementation skills
  • Detail oriented, flexible, and the ability to work additional hours to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Safety/Physical Requirements:

Must wear safety glasses while in the factory. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time; use hands; reach with hands and arms. Close vision required. Able to utilize computer keyboard and monitor. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Demonstrates accountability for all safety procedures.

Compensation based upon experience. Full time employees are eligible to receive a competitive benefits package which includes group health, dental, life and disability insurances, 401k, Paid Time Off and more. To be considered for this opportunity, please complete an online application at www.mcfarlanes.net; apply in person at McFarlane Mfg 1330 Dallas St., Sauk City, WI; mail resume to McFarlane Mfg. Co., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 100, Sauk City, WI 53583 or email resume to HR@mcfarlanes.net