Jobs | Alabama Sawyer

Alabama Sawyer is always open to meeting eager and talented people to add to our team. All manufacturing is in Birmingham, AL. If you are interested in working at a growing company in a livable, affordable Southern city, apply here.

OPPORTUNITY: Wood Finisher

Job Description:

As Alabama Sawyer continues to grow, we are looking for a Wood Finisher to join our team, where individuals handle the construction, finishing and fulfillment of small and large wood products and projects.

The desired candidate will be organized, reliable, hardworking, self motivated and detail oriented. They will be excited to learn about the wood finishing process and lead the finishing aspects of the business.


  • Previous wood finishing experience or related demonstrated skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, equipment, materials, tools & practices of wood finishing or demonstrated aptitude to learn quickly
  • If you have a willingness to learn, are adaptive to change, and excel in an open, creative environment you may be the artisan we are looking for!

Essential Duties + Responsibilities:

  • filling, sanding, staining and painting to prepare pieces
  • must be able to spray immaculate lacquer and urethane finishes and must be quality driven and focused with the ability to produce several pieces each week
  • Cleaning & preparing wood surfaces, including taping and masking off areas
  • Light carpentry
  • Spray and/or rolling finished products
  • Clean, sand, finish wood products
  • Finishing area & small tool maintenance and cleaning
  • Communicates and interacts well with team members
  • Ability to work well in a team environment


  • Must be able to handle multiple projects while adhering to deadlines 
  • Identify different wood species 
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis 
  • Reliable and hardworking
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Wants to be part of something great
  • Isn't afraid to work with their hands
  • Comfortable not working in an office
 Furniture Maker / Woodworker

Job Description:

Do you work in a custom cabinet shop but daydream about making furniture? Do you have years of experience working from drawings to build just about anything, but find yourself bored to tears with making boxes, over and over again.

At Alabama Sawyer, we make furniture. We mill all our lumber from the urban forest right here in Birmingham, Alabama. We revel in the raw materials and strive to innovate and improve everyday

  • Dedicated work ethic
  • Team player
  • Professional experience in production of cabinets, furniture or wood products required.
  • Related experience in manufacturing or construction may be considered with the right candidate.
  • Knowledge of wood, wood species and wood finishing


  • Compensation: Based on Qualifications
  • Bi-Weekly pay, direct deposit
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance plan available
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexibility in Hours
  • Grow with Us!
  • Training and skill development