Join American Wood Fibers and Be a
Part of a Great Team

Who is American Wood Fibers?

AWF has been in the wood business since 1966. Our founder, Frank Faehner, had a vision to become the premier supplier of specialty forest products in the U.S. At 48 years and still going strong, we have achieved that goal. The company continues to grow, with new products and facilities.

Current openings

Are you located near one of our 10 plants?  We may have an opening for you.

Production Operators
Mobile Equipment Operators
Maintenance and Repair Techs
Truck Drivers
Marketing Intern- Columbia, MD
Sales Analyst- Columbia, MD
National Accounts Manager- Columbia, MD
General Manager- Marshall, TX
Regional Accounts Sales Representative- Marshall, TX
Corporate Engineer- Marshall, TX

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Where are we located?

Our corporate headquarters is in Columbia, MD. In addition, we have 10 operating plants across the country:

  • Jessup, MD
  • Schofield, WI
  • Pella, IA
  • Lebanon, KY
  • Clarks, NE
  • Marysville, CA
  • Marshall, TX
  • Circleville, OH
  • Marion, VA
  • Jamestown, CA


Why work for AWF?

As an industry leader in specialty forestry products American Wood Fibers (AWF) is constantly seeking bright, reliable, talented, self-motivated individuals who are looking for careers with a growing company. AWF presently employs over 350 team members who support our 11 locations throughout the US. We recognize that our continued success depends on the skill, creativity, and initiative of everyone on our team.

AWF offers attractive work environments, and competitive wages. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that adds approximately 33% in equivalent wage value to basic compensation. Benefits include:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fully vested 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Educational Assistance and Scholarship Program
  • Employee events including an annual awards banquet, a summer family outing, etc.


Career Growth in a Family Culture

A career with AWF can take you as far as you want to go. For the individual who is looking to roll-up their sleeves and get to work, a career with AWF can be tremendously rewarding. Many members of our management team have been with us for much of their careers, and through hands-on training and management practices, have become recognized leaders within our company and throughout our industry.

The fact is, it takes many different kinds of people to make AWF successful. Are you ready to do your part? Find out just how far a career with us can take you.


Contact if you would like to be considered for a position with us.  You can also contact 1-800-624-9663 to learn more about our openings.

AWF is an equal opportunity employer