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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.


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.

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.

PULP MILL TL--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 understanding of pulp and paper manufacturing processes preferred.

CONVERTING TL--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; additional 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.

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.

PAPER MILL TL--demonstrated technical and analytical understanding of paper machines and related equipment preferred; detailed knowledge in paper chemical and paper manufacturing processes desired; participate in leading plans to improve capabilities and yield and actively collaborate with other Supervisory personnel to resolve reliability and operational issues.

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.


PAYROLL/HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

Responsible for assisting with payroll and benefits administration for 600+ employees utilizing ADP’s Payroll , eTime and HRB system; will verify weekly electronic timekeeping, process job changes, vacation pay requests, tax changes, etc.; assist with benefits enrollment and changes; employee on boarding and off boarding; reconcile insurance carrier invoicing. This position will also perform general HR duties such as recruiting assistance, policy administration, maintaining employee files, correspondence and documentation. Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in HR related field or equivalent experience; 5-7 years of payroll and HR experience required, preferably in a manufacturing setting; must have ADP payroll and HRB experience: must be proficient in Excel. Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization is required. Ability to handle highly confidential information is essential.


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.