Why Work at AEC?

AEC's Management is focused on specific goals of a world-class company and providing a quality environment for employees.

American Excelsior Company is recognized by its employees and customers for the ability to understand its markets and offer its customers a high level of experience in production, distribution and service.

The employees are a combination of resourceful problem solvers and are equipped with diverse skill sets. AEC has a strong national network and remains a solid, growing business, continuing a century old success story.

AEC is positioned in niche categories of the market, allowing for a strong presence for its products, and strong buying power across national channels.

What We Offer Our Employees

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Long and short term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Section 125 Plan
  • Performance Awards
  • Service Awards

American Excelsior Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Norwalk, Ohio

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Norwalk, Ohio.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 2nd Shift: EROSION CONTROL DEPARTMENT PRODUCTION WORKERS

Click HERE to Apply in Norwalk, OH

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance Paid Vacation 401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance Paid Holidays Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance Safety Incentives Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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West Chicago, Illinois

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in West Chicago, Illinois.

We are seeking qualified applicants for: SHIPPING/RECEIVING ASSISTANT – MATERIAL HANDLING

Click HERE to Apply in West Chicago, IL

We are a foam fabricator company. Our business is cutting, shaping, gluing, assembling, and packaging specialty foam parts. No experience in manufacturing Shipping/Receiving/Material Handling is necessary. We will train!

Position:

  • Receive material coming into the building by vendors, customers, or other warehouses.
  • Staging and loading orders for delivery.
  • Operate basic material handling equipment to move material and product.
  • Full-time, permanent position (1st Shift 6 AM-2:30 PM)
  • Wage based on experience. Plus benefits.
  • **Experience in this position is a plus.
Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have good attendance and reliable transportation.
  • Basic communication and math skills required.
We are looking for dependable people to help us grow. Come join our team!

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in West Chicago, Illinois.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 1st shift: MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE

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We are a foam fabricator company. Our business is cutting, shaping, gluing, assembling, and packaging of specialty foam parts. No manufacturing or fabrication experience necessary! We offer growth opportunities and training.

Position:

  • Fabricating foam parts for our customers.
  • Full-time, permanent position (1st Shift 6:00 AM-2:30 PM).
  • Wage based on experience: Entry-level position, plus benefits.
  • * Experience in light construction or woodworking is a plus.*

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have good attendance and reliable transportation.
  • Basic communication and math skills required.
We are looking for dependable people to help us grow. Come join our team!

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Arlington, Texas

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in many markets with erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Arlington, Texas.

We are seeking qualified applicants for both 1st and 2nd shift:

  • 1ST AND 2ND SHIFT MACHINE OPERATORS
  • 2ND SHIFT ASSEMBLY

Click HERE to Apply in Arlington, TX

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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American Excelsior Company is actively seeking a Customer Service Representative to join our Arlington, Texas team! This position offers competitive wages and great benefits. American Excelsior Company has been around for over 130 years - offering stability, growth, and success to each of our associates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Greets customers warmly and determine the problem or reason for calling.
  • Answers large amounts of incoming calls regarding products, billing issues, product problems, and general client concerns.
  • Assist Office Manager in the day-to-day clerical operations including but not limited to orders/return/credit/invoice entry, shipping and receiving, mailing, scanning, and other correspondence.
  • Assists Customer Care in entering accurate purchase orders, scheduling, and customer follow-up activities.
  • Helps to resolve customer complaints by gathering information, records and performing needed follow-up actions.
  • Examines records such as bills, computer printouts, bills of lading, and related correspondence, and converses with the customer and other company personnel such as billing, credit, sales, service, or shipping, to obtain facts regarding customer questions or complaints.
  • Confers with other supervisory or managerial personnel to recommend changes to avoid recurring customer complaints.
  • Notifies customer and designated personnel of findings, adjustments, and recommendations such as exchange of merchandise, refund of money, credit of customer’s account, or adjustment of customer’s bill.
  • Keys information into computer to obtain computerized records.
  • Assists Office Manager with receptionist duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college preferred but not required, or 2 years of related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Intermediate Knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of MRP (Syteline) and/or other business software a plus.

Click HERE to Apply in Arlington, TX

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

We are seeking qualified applicants for ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Click HERE to Apply in Sheboygan, WI

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 1st & 2nd shifts: MACHINE OPERATORS

Click HERE to Apply in Sheboygan, WI

  • We are a foam fabricator — cutting, shaping, gluing, assembling, and packaging of specialty foam parts.
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
  • No manufacturing or fabrication experience necessary!
  • Clean, well-lit environment!
  • Full-time, permanent positions! Growth opportunities -- training included!
  • We're looking for dependable people to help us grow!
  • Safety incentive program
  • Experience in light construction or woodworking is a plus!
  • If you have good attendance and basic math skills, we'd like to talk to you!
  • Wage based on experience: entry-level positions with no experience: $14.50; previous experience w/ skills up to $20.00.
Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in foam fabrication, as well as in many markets of erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 1st shift: MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE

Click HERE to Apply in Sheboygan, WI

  • We are a foam fabricator — cutting, shaping, gluing, assembling, and packaging of specialty foam parts.
  • No manufacturing or fabrication experience necessary!
  • Clean, well-lit environment!
  • Full-time, permanent positions! Growth opportunities — training included!
  • We’re looking for dependable people to help us grow!
  • Safety incentive program
  • Experience in light construction or woodworking is a plus!
  • If you have good attendance and basic math skills, we’d like to talk to you!
  • Wage based on experience: entry-level positions $13.50; previous experience w/ skills up to $17.90.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $13.50 – $17.90 per hour Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in many markets with erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

We are seeking qualified applicants for: EROSIONLAB TECHNICIAN

Click HERE to Apply in Rice Lake, WI

SUMMARY

Support technical service activities for American Excelsior Company (AEC) including ErosionLab®, the company’s large-scale erosion, and sediment control research and development laboratory. Obtains data through the lab for use by environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in the air, water, and soil. Confers with Application Engineers and other sources, in the application of principles, methods, and techniques of soil erosion testing technology. Writes technical papers and test reports and travels across the country, to represent the company and present findings. Evaluates data on performance of existing, new, and competitive erosion and sediment control products, for determining methods of improving these products. Works to meet division objectives and strategic plans to help financial profitability by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Technical Marketing
  • Promotes lab results through professional papers and presentations at national conferences such as IECA, StormCon, and ASCE and regional conferences to support Territory Managers.
  • Positions AEC strategically in the erosion and sediment control arena through active representation and participation in industry organizations.
  • Conduct in-person presentations and webinars.
  • Writes case studies and other technical documents.
  • Supports AEC technical services including, but not limited to:
  • Product approval applications
  • ErosionWorks® design software program
  • Technical marketing
  • All testing and research projects conducted at ErosionLab and the quality and organization of all resultant data
  • Technical support to the Earth Science and Wood Fibers Divisions
  • Operation of testing facility
  • Travels by vehicle or airplane.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION
College degree in engineering, earth sciences, or other related fields preferred - or equivalent experience.

SKILLS
Communication, Self-Motivated, Attention to Detail, Technical Writing, Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, Statistics, Project Design & Management, Problem Solving, Professional Presentations, Flexibility, Regularly Lift and/or Move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, may be exposed to outside weather conditions. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and a background check are a condition of employment.
Health Insurance Paid Vacation 401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance Paid Holidays Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance Safety Incentives Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan.

American Excelsior Company is is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in many markets with erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 2nd

Shift Production:
Excelsior Machine Operator – This position feeds 19” blocks of Aspen wood into an excelsior machine using wood picks and splits large blocks into smaller pieces. This position regularly lifts up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Woodhandler – This position aids in the production of excelsior by neatly piling 19” blocks of Aspen Wood from conveyor belts onto carts and moves the carts to a designated location. This position regularly lifts and moves approximately 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and moves up to 100 pounds.

Click HERE to Apply in Rice Lake, WI

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Florence, Alabama

American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in many markets with erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Florence, Alabama.

We are seeking qualified applicants for 1st & 2nd shifts: PRODUCTION WORKERS & MACHINE OPERATORS

Click HERE to Apply in Florence, AL

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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American Excelsior Company is an industry leader in many markets with erosion control, evaporative cooling, animal bedding, and other wood fiber products. We are a progressive, growth, and community-oriented manufacturer in Florence, Alabama.

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We are looking for a highly motivated individual for a 2nd Shift Supervisor position. The candidate will need to have an Associate’s Degree or equivalent and 5 years of supervisory experience. Maintenance & forklift experience is desired. Job Type: Full-time | Shift Schedule: Monday–Thursday, 5:00 p.m.–3:30 a.m. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees on the manufacturing lines and warehouse. Carries out supervisory responsibilities including training employees, planning, directing work, appraising performance, disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems. Essential Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Enforces company Safety regulations.
  • Monitor and assist with the machine operation process and manufacturing of goods. Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of equipment.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of products.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency production lines and workforce.
  • Analyze and resolve production issues and assists workers in solving work problems. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Application of 5s and Lean concepts.
  • Daily documentation via email, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill and/or ability required.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interrupt safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the manufacturing environment is moderately loud. The wearing of appropriate hearing protection when entering loud or extremely loud areas is required.

Safety Requirements: Certain types of safety equipment may be needed in certain areas of the plant, while protective eyewear (including prescription safety glasses) is required plant-wide. Employees will receive training and must comply with American Excelsior Company’s safety policies and procedures as they apply to this position.

Pre-employment drug screening/physical assessments and background check are a condition of employment.

Health Insurance
Paid Vacation
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Short & Long Term Disability
Dental Insurance
Safety Incentives
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

401K Savings Plan starts immediately with Company Match. Health, Dental, and Life Insurance begins after one month. Paid Vacation starts after 6 months and Long Term Disability starts after one year in the Plan. American Excelsior Company is is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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