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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.


BUYER

Responsible for strategically sourcing a variety of categories including Indirect spend, MRO, Packaging and select CAPEX.  Essential functions include but are not limited to:  multi-million dollar annual spend oversight, analyzing spend categories for business to ensure key performance indicators are met; understanding the suppliers and markets unique to the paper industry; developing and managing reliable sources of supply; managing supplier relationships to develop and secure long-term custom solutions; partnering with mill operations staff in investigating sourcing solutions to enhance performance and reduce cost.  Outstanding negotiation skills needed with proficiencies in creating RFP/RFQs and closing deals highly desired.  Must be an enthusiastic self-starter possessing a strong drive and initiative to improve existing processes and systems.  Associate’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Sourcing required.  Advanced degree and/or C.P.M. accreditation are preferred.   Experience in a heavy manufacturing setting is desired.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook required; a working knowledge of AS400 is a plus.


SAFETY MANAGER

Plans and implements all aspects of the Company’s safety program to ensure compliance with OSHA standards & principles and the attainment of Company objectives; will work with employees and leadership to ensure a safe, healthy and accident-free work environment; assesses, develops and implements all safety policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance and Company protocols are met; actively responsible for increasing employee involvement in safety initiatives. Including supporting and leading safety committees, accident investigations, safety audits, etc.; available around-the-clock to respond, if necessary, to emergencies that may occur at the facility; Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene or Safety Management preferred. A relevant degree and commensurate experience will be considered. Minimum 5 years experience in industrial safety setting. Paper industry experience preferred. 500/501 OSHA, First Aid /CPR, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) also preferred. Must be expert level user of Microsoft Office specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.


PROCESS ENGINEER

This position will drive production and quality improvement initiatives by providing technical leadership in trial coordination and execution, problem solving, variability reduction, process optimization cost reduction and grade development; will work closely with the Paper Manufacturing Operations Leadership team, as well as, the Quality team to ensure customer specifications are met; will work with machine crews to ensure safe and efficient procedures are developed. Outstanding analytical ability and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential; must enjoy working with and leading teams. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project). Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Bio-Process Engineering or Paper Science is required; 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing setting (preferably Paper Manufacturing) is highly desired.  


PROCESS CONTROLS TECHNICIAN

Finch Paper LLC is currently seeking applicants for a Process Controls Technician 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. 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.  Candidates should possess a strong mechanical aptitude, mathematical proficiency, troubleshooting and computerization skills. 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.


GRINDER

Full-time, benefited position; responsibilities include grinding knives utilizing a sharpening machine; grinding and profiling various press rolls to specifications; setting up and operating a roll grinding machine using appropriate belts, stones and speeds; rigging and using overhead cranes; managing roll inventories, shipments and histories; maintaining close tolerance levels (microns); operating precise measuring devices (dial indicators, diametrical tapes, electronic caliper, etc.); making hardness and smoothness checks; performing daily inspection of machinery/equipment. Candidates must possess solid initiative, with the ability to work efficiently both independently and in a team; perform work in a safe manner in accordance with company guidelines and standards; stand for extended periods of time; regularly lift 50-100lbs; make frequent reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting and climbing movements; be willing to work shift work and overtime as needed. Rate of pay is $26.14/hour; union membership upon successful completion of probation. Previous experience working in a 24/7 industrial setting preferred. A Post-Secondary Degree in a related field of formal advanced training (trade school) received is desired/High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.


FLoorperson (Machine Room)-TEMPorary 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: $14.99/hour; 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: $21.01/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.