Employment Opportunities

Major Industries has been a leader in the daylighting industry for nearly four decades, and our success is rooted in our employees, their skill and the pride they take in their work. We’re a small company with big plans, and look for diverse applicants from a variety of backgrounds. If you think your talents might be a good fit, you can find out more about Major’s culture below, and read more about open opportunities in manufacturing, office, and technical positions.

Available Positions

Read about open opportunities below, and apply online or contact us for more information.

Staff Accountant

Major Industries is currently seeking a Staff Accountant. This person will be responsible for all accounting support functions in the company, including detailed record maintenance supporting accounting functions, and for following and using sound accounting principles in day-to-day accounting transactions and financial reporting.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting the Accounting Manager with with various projects including year-end closing, W-2’s, 1099’s, and account closing.
  • Performing accounts payable duties including verification, account coding, and entry of accounts payable invoices.
  • Responsible for printing and mailing checks, managing payroll system, processing workman’s compensation and 401k reports.
  • Responsible for month-end closing, including preparing journal entries, auditing, reconciliations, and end-of-month financials.
  • Perform cost analysis on jobs and close completed jobs.
  • Perform accounts receivables duties, including maintenance of customer account activity (payments, credits), and cash application.
  • Monthly sales & use tax as well as Quarterly reporting functions.
  • Furnish information to staff and department heads, and conduct monthly financial review meetings.
  • Maintain accurate account of commissions and installation charges payable.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts that underlie accounting principles and practices (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of and skills in using accounting software systems as well as other various office equipment (computers, copy machine, etc.)
  • Ability to be conscientious, detail-oriented, and well organized, with above average math aptitude, analytical aptitude, and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to protect sensitive company information, maintain a high level of integrity, and be diligent in carrying out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to speak and comprehend English fluently and communicate with co-workers in a courteous and professional manner.

Successful completion of an Associates degree in accounting or business administration required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience preferences include three years accounting in a manufacturing company.

This position offers a generous salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K plan matching, paid holidays and more.

Please contact Major Industries for the full job description, as well as any other possible openings and opportunities.

Architectural Business Development

Major Industries is searching for a registered architect interested in a commercial product sales position. This “work at a distance” position requires a minimum of 50% travel within a multi-state region, from your home office, and involves design consulting, project development, project follow-up and closing new projects by working directly with Architects, Owners Representatives, General Contractors and other channel partners. We seek an individual that understands the manufacturing business and selling process, and someone who has a desire to become a business development representative, promoting and selling our custom designed and manufactured architectural building products.

Qualified applicants should have the following:

  • Architectural License plus LEED Certification
  • Business development / selling background
  • Experience traveling regularly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working computer knowledge (including MS Office programs)
  • Adaptable sales personality with the ability to work independently
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry – especially project bidding knowledge
  • Excellent customer service skills

Other desired strengths include public speaking, an understanding of structural analysis, a daylighting analysis background, glazing experience, building code experience and specification writing, and field experience as a project manager

Travel is required from time to time but training and meetings should be performed as often as possible through electronic webinar means such as Zoom, Google Hangouts or other approved software.

This position offers a generous salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K plan matching, paid holidays, travel expenses and more.

Please contact Major Industries for the full job description, as well as any other possible openings and opportunities.





Why Work for Major Industries?

By becoming a Major Industries employee, you’re joining a group of creative and dedicated individuals who enjoy the craftsmanship and skill required to create advanced daylighting systems that are designed to help create beautiful and beneficial spaces. As our skylights, canopies and wall systems can be found on everything from schools to military facilities, you’ll also feel pride in knowing that your work is benefiting a wide variety of people, and helping them to live, learn and work in a more pleasant and beneficial environment.

Major Industries is located in Wausau, Wisconsin, roughly half-way between Green Bay and Minneapolis. Its small town feel, thriving arts community, and numerous options for outdoor activities make it a great place to live and raise a family. Wausau is also home to a large Southeast Asian community, specifically Hmong Americans, and Major proudly reflects this in its diverse employee base, as roughly 1/5th of our workforce is of Hmong descent.

Whether you’re interested in a first shift manufacturing position in our clean and friendly plant, or in an office or administrative position, we’re looking for talented, bright, fun and motivated people to join our team. Opportunities are available for people with a wide range of experience and backgrounds – whether you’re looking to save money for college, find new opportunities, or start a new career.

What can we offer you? A great benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options, 401K plans with matched contributions, incentive programs, flexibility, and numerous opportunities to grow and learn.

Contact our Human Resources department for more information on available openings and opportunities:

Human Resources / Major Industries, Inc.
7120 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (888) 759-2678 or (715) 842-4616
Fax: (715) 849-3140
Email: wbof@znwbefxlyvtugf.pbz

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