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Candidates interested in any of our open positions should complete an application utilizing the application link provided below.  Completed applications and resumes can be forwarded to careers@finchpaper.com.  Applications for our open hourly manufacturing positions may also be completed at the New York State Department of Labor office, located at: Monument Plaza, 333 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.Phone: (518) 743-0925 Hours of operation: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Applicants from Saratoga or Washington counties, click here to find a NYSDL One-Stop Career Center nearest you.)  Finch Paper LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  *If you are having trouble reading this site because of a disability, please contact Finch Paper LLC at 518-793-2541.


SERVER AND INFRASTRUCTURE ADMINISTRATOR

Position will have primary focus of administering LAN/WAN hardware and software solutions; position will support mobility connections to the Microsoft environment including Servers, Desktops, Laptops and Networking; will design, install, configure and troubleshoot server and desktop operating systems and applications that support best business solutions; additional responsibilities include managing and responding to internal user Helpdesk tickets, maintaining system efficiencies and security, offering recommendations for upgrades and maintaining the integrity of all systems. Successful candidate would be a dedicated self-starter possessing excellent time management skills and a solid attention to detail; 5-7 years experience in the Technology field along with possessing current Microsoft or Cisco Certifications. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science preferred; a minimum of seven (7) years work experience in a technology field considered in lieu of Degree.    


FIELD FORESTER

Position within the Finch Forest Management group. Salaried position: $47,476/yr. Duties include timber evaluation and inventory, drafting of forest management plans, timber harvest operation setup and supervision, infrastructure construction and maintenance supervision, management and marketing of forest products, wood products sales, forest certification compliance and recreational lease management. Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems necessary. Candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree or greater in Forestry or Natural Resource Management, preferably from an accredited Society of American Foresters college or university; 2-3 years of field experience with timber harvesting layout and supervision is desired.


Development LAB TECHNICIAN

Part time (30+hrs/wk) with potential for full time; long term, indefinite; performs daily testing related to environmental and process measures; maintains an inventory of chemicals that are needed by the mill (waste treatment, pulp mill and paper test lab); performs testing to support tech resolution; periodic testing, trouble shooting and support for Manufacturing and Technical divisions; management of lab instrument calibration and certification as well as Collaborative Testing Services round robin testing; regulatory reporting. Requirements include: knowledge of lab principles and testing, ability to work independently and safely, ability to write reports and analyze data trends, a willingness to learn and flexibility. Experience with quantitative chemical analysis (titrimetry) is helpful. A two year degree in a Science related field preferred; students currently working toward such a degree will also be considered.  


TEAM LEADERS

Responsible for the overall safe and efficient operation and performance of the shift; provide leadership and guidance to crew members while promoting employee involvement and participation in problem solving and continuous improvement.
FINISHING TL--responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the recycling of cores, wrapper & heads (packaging), communicating with multiple departments in order to advise on order changes as needed and effectively manage all rework and salvage product.
SHIPPING TL—responsibilities include managing materials and equipment assignments to support effective operations; work cooperatively with Logistics and Traffic Coordination to ensure on-time customer shipments; interact with carriers on operative concerns.
WOODYARD TL—responsibilities include evaluating and identifying constraints to eliminate quality and production bottlenecks; assist in monitoring and managing inventories and participate in leading plans to improve capabilities and yield; a demonstrated technical understanding of conveyors and wood handling, along with demonstrated operational experience with heavy equipment (i.e.: cranes, dozers, skid steers, etc.) strongly preferred.
Availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment. Previous supervisory experience within a manufacturing industry highly desired; strong computer, time management, and interpersonal skills required. Bachelors Degree with a focus toward a related Paper Industry discipline (Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Logistics) preferred; High School Diploma or GED with equivalent work experience considered. 


PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER

Finch Paper LLC is currently seeking applicants for a Process Control Engineer position. Essential functions include the installment, servicing and maintaining of various electrical and instrumentation systems and components; calibrate, troubleshoot, install instrument loops; preventive maintenance and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) programming. Requirements include understanding of process controls, programmable logic controllers (PLC), specifically Rockwell, AB and Honeywell; hydraulics, pneumatics and basic computer skills. A demonstrated technical understanding of Power, Recovery and Energy along with demonstrated operational experience with plant equipment and operational systems strongly preferred. Other essential functions include but are not limited to providing leadership and guidance to crew members while promoting employee involvement and participation in problem solving and continuous improvement. Detailed knowledge in Power Plant operations strongly desired. Candidates should possess a strong mechanical aptitude. Mathematical proficiency, troubleshooting, computerization skills, along with critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must. Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or a related discipline and 3+ years of experience in an Industrial Engineering/Manufacturing environment, preferably in the Pulp and Paper Industry. High School Diploma or GED with formal advanced training (trade school) and equivalent work experience will also be considered.


AREA MANAGER, POWER PLANT MAINTENANCE

Responsible for supervising, directing and coordinating the work of all maintenance personnel within a paper industry power plant setting; provides leadership toward the quality and efficient execution of goals while maintaining environmental compliance measures; strong mechanical aptitude, mathematical proficiency and troubleshooting skills required; 3+ years of industrial maintenance supervisory experience preferably in the pulp and paper industry desired; demonstrated technical and analytical understanding of the maintenance of power and recovery boilers highly desired; education requirements considered include a related post secondary degree or a high school diploma, preferably with a minimum two year trade school certification or four year apprentice program completion; excellent communication skills and computer proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite) required.   


Floorperson (Machine Room)-Hourly position

Full-time, benefited position; responsibilities include housekeeping on and around paper machines, as well as any other duties assigned; learn responsibilities of 5th hand (entry level position), which include when necessary, assisting with the operation of hoists and the operation of winders; must possess solid initiative, with the ability to be self-directed and have the capability to perform as a solid team player; perform work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company guidelines and standards; rate of pay: $19.60/hour; union member upon successful completion of probation; rotating shifts: 7:00am-7:00pm and 7:00pm-7:00am. Previous industrial machine operation experience within a manufacturing industry preferred; availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment required; two year industrial-related degree desired/HS Diploma or equivalent required.


Lift Truck Operator C (Shipping)-Hourly position

Full-time hourly, benefited position; responsibilities include loading, unloading, moving, stacking and staging product using a clamp truck or other power equipment. Must perform work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company guidelines and standards. Computer literate with the ability to operate RF scanner devices; must possess a valid, acceptable Driver’s License with the eligibility to obtain a Class A CDL; self-directed with solid initiative; rate of pay: $20.60/hr; union member upon successful completion of probation; rotating shifts: 7:00am-7:00pm and 7:00pm-7:00am. Previous lift truck operation experience within a manufacturing industry preferred; availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment required; HS Diploma or equivalent required.