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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
PROCESS CONTROLS TECHNICIAN
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.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)
Essential functions include assisting the on-site Physician or RN with employees’ personal or work related injuries and or illnesses; maintaining oversight of Random Drug Screen program, administering Hearing and Respirator Fit Tests; FMLA administration; coordination of Wellness Fairs and Blood Drives; oversight of departmental First Aid and AED supply ordering; Licensed Practical Nurse designation required; the ability to work within an on-call rotation is required; First Aid/CPR/AED certification required.
Primarily responsible for planning paper machine and converting assets in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Essential functions include but are not limited to: plan and coordinate multiple internal/external shipping and delivery schedules; utilize MES (Optivision) for scheduling/trimming orders; quote lead times for potential orders, monitor capacity and capabilities of manufacturing equipment. requirements include 3-5 years in Production Planning, with a strong understanding of the Paper Manufacturing and Converting process highly desired; knowledge and understanding of manufacturing Enterprise Systems or Materials Resource Planning systems is essential; Optivision experience highly preferred; strong math and analytical abilities with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Suite required.
SHippIng TEAM LEADER
Responsible for the overall shift management of Shipping area; ensure safe and efficient flow of materials and shipments to customers; direct warehouse employees; manage 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; requirements include 3-5 years of Shipping experience; 2+ years supervisory experience in a warehouse/materials management environment desired; strong understanding of MES highly preferred; strong math and analytical abilities with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Suite; availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment. BS Degree in Materials Management or a related field preferred; High School Diploma or GED with equivalent work experience considered.
Converting team leader
Position will have primary responsibilities of managing the Safety, Quality and Performance of the Converting assets, as well as, managing production flow through the system. Responsibilities include oversight and direction for all Converting employees on shift, assist in monitoring and managing inventories; participate in leading plans to improve capabilities and yield and actively collaborate with other Supervisory personnel to resolve reliability and operational issues. Candidates should possess a strong mechanical aptitude; mathematical proficiency, troubleshooting, computerization skills, along with critical thinking and problem solving skills a must; demonstrated technical and analytical understanding of converting equipment preferred. Requirements include 3-5 years of manufacturing experience, preferably in Paper Manufacturing; strong understanding of MES highly preferred; strong math and analytical abilities with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Suite; availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment. BS Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or Pulp and Paper preferred; High School Diploma or GED with equivalent work experience considered.
FLoorperson (Machine Room)-HOURLY position
Full-time hourly, 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: $17.33/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; HS Diploma or equivalent required.
Full-time, benefited position; responsibilities include responding to mechanical maintenance needs throughout the facility, including the ability to layout, assemble, fabricate and maintain piping systems, as well as perform diagnostics and make repairs; replace piping and tubing in kind (ie: remove old piping/tubing and replace with new of same materials/fittings/routing); cut pipe threads using hand and powered tools; fit welded pipe; bend tubing. Knowledge and ability to perform welding and/or millwright duties is a strongly desired. 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; be willing to work rotating shifts as needed in a 24/7 manufacturing environment. Rate of pay is $26.14/hour; union membership upon successful completion of probation. Previous experience working in a 24/7 industrial setting preferred; availability to work rotating shifts required. A Post-Secondary Degree in a related field or formal advanced training (trade school) received is desired/High School Diploma or GED 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: $18.22/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.