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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.


JOURNEYMAN MILLWRIGHT

Full-time, benefited position; responsibilities include responding to mechanical maintenance needs throughout the facility, including the ability to perform diagnostics and make repairs; performing rigging operations; dismounting and mounting bearings, including taper bore bearings; rebuilding pumps, including the installation of mechanical seals; rebuilding and changing paper machine rolls; aligning shafts and couplings; disassembling and repairing various speed reducers. 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.


TEAM LEADER

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.
Responsibilities include working within the guidelines of process safety management (PSM), evaluating and eliminating environmental and production issues; assist in monitoring and managing inventories and participate in leading plans to improve capabilities and yield; a demonstrated technical understanding of paper manufacturing processes 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/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering) preferred; High School Diploma or GED with equivalent work experience considered.


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.  


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.

 

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; candidates should possess a strong mechanical aptitude. Mathematical proficiency, troubleshooting, computerization skills, along with critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must.  Excellent time management and interpersonal skills required. Bachelors Degree with a focus toward a related Paper Industry discipline (Industrial/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering) 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.


JOURNEYMAN PIPEFITTER

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.       


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.