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A&E manufactures thread and yarns for apparel, non-apparel, embroidery, and technical textile applications as well as for the consumer distributor market.  (In addition, A&E distributes a variety of well-known notions items.)

The company offers excellent working environments and a competitive benefits package. Some of the benefits include: major medical/dental insurance, 401K, vacations, holidays, life insurance and more.

A&E is also an affirmative action employer committed to offering equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

If you are interested in a career opportunity at A&E, please send an email to our Human Resources department at


To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which A&E has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available.

For a list of current openings and related position descriptions, see below.

If you find a specific position in which you are interested in applying, please click on the following links to complete A&E’s Employment Application and voluntary Applicant Data Survey.

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Applicant Data Survey (Voluntary) pdf-icon

Completed Employment Applications and Applicant Data Surveys (along with any resume or cover letter, if desired) can be submitted via email or postal mail, as outlined below. Applicants may also apply in person at A&E office and plant locations listed below. Regardless, submitted application materials must indicate the specific position opening(s) for which you are applying to be considered.

Email Applications and Applicant Data Surveys to:



American & Efird LLC

Attn: Human Resources

P.O. Box 507

Mount Holly, NC 28120

Fax: 704.951.2538


Apply In-Person:

Customer Service Center

24 American Street

Mount Holly, NC 28120


Plant 01-20 (Spinning Plant)

401 North Grover Street

Gastonia, NC 28054


Plant 56

3200 South York Highway

Gastonia, NC 28053


U.S. POSITIONS OPEN (as of 09.11.2018)

Autoclave / Lift Operator

Bond / Stretch Operator

Bonding Operator

Carrier Loader / Unloader

Dye Machine Operator

Order Puller / Lift Operator

Process Technician Trainee (Winding)

Senior Accountant

Shift Supervisor (All Shifts)







For general information about your rights should you apply with A&E as a potential job candidate, please see below.

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Notice of Rights Supplement pdf-icon

Further, should you need assistance or reasonable accommodations in connection with the application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at 704.951.2430 or at

EEO / AA / Disabled / Veterans Employer




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