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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.


SAFETY MANAGER

This position will provide leadership that will allow Finch Paper to continue its journey in all areas of world class safety.  This will include development and auditing of all programs, policies and plans for the site.  Will work closely with all areas of the manufacturing organization and all employees to communicate, train, and monitor initiatives on an ongoing basis.  This position will be the focal point for all safety activities including the collection, compilation, and management of all necessary data.   Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field required. Minimum 5 years of significant safety experience in a large manufacturing operation. Certified Safety Professional designation is required. Strong preference for paper industry experience. Must have ability to build effective relationships at all levels. Excellent Microsoft Office skills are required.


customer satisfaction representative

This position will provide daily service and support to an external customer base and internal Sales and Marketing teams. Administers to a high volume of customer inquiries and purchasing requests (via phone, fax, email); researches and responds to product queries and shipment scheduling inquiries; partners with production and logistics departments to ensure proper expediting of deliveries that meet and exceed world class service standards. Two or four year related degree (Business, Marketing, etc.) strongly desired; previous experience in a busy customer service environment is required; professional phone experience is essential; manufacturing experience is a plus; paper experience is highly preferred; must possess excellent math and communication skills and be able to multi-task; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.


PULP mILL 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 pulp and 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.


power plant team leader

Responsible for the overall safe and efficient operation and performance of the shift.Demonstrated technical understanding of Power, Recovery and Energy along with demonstrated operational experience with plant equipment and operational systems strongly preferred. 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; actively support and promote all Mill initiatives including safety, environmental, quality, productivity and cost management; detailed knowledge in Power Plant operations strongly desired. Additionally, continually evaluate, monitor and manage plans to improve capabilities and yield. 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 are a must. Availability to work rotating overnight shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment required.Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical 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 equivalent work experience considered.


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.


ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Will provide leadership in the implementation of programs and policies that allow the company to continue to enhance its success in all areas of environmental regulation and compliance.  This will include the permit administration, management, and auditing of all programs, policies and plans for the site.  Some of the largest initiatives include Title V, SPDES, SPCC, and the chemical and petroleum bulk storage programs.  Will work closely with all areas of the manufacturing organization to communicate, train, and monitor initiatives on an ongoing basis.  This position will also be the focal point for all reporting activities including the collection, compilation, and management of all necessary data.  These efforts will require interaction with state & federal regulators and officials from various agencies. Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field required. Minimum 5 years of significant environmental experience in a large manufacturing operation is a must.  Experience in a Title V facility with all aspects of permitting, regulation, compliance, and reporting is required.   Strong preference for paper industry experience. Must have ability to build effective relationships. Excellent Microsoft Office skills are required. Must be exacting and timely in approach to documentation. 


Electrical and instrumentation manager-PAPER MILL

This position will provide overall direction and management of the Electrical and Instrumentation (E & I) functions for the Paper Mill
Area. Develop strategic initiatives to ensure efficient and cost effective E & I maintenance for all areas.  Act as a leader both internally and externally. Must be able to work cross-functionally within the Finch Paper organization to ensure a cohesive exchange of information with their peers; focus talents of area E & I technicians and maintenance staff to provide proactive and responsive E & I services; responsible for
maximizing equipment up time through effective reliability practices; provide overall budgetary responsibility for E & I planning and repair expenses; identify and eliminate root causes of equipment failure through thorough data analysis; collaborate with suppliers to provide
engineering solutions, where needed; schedule and coordinate resources and projects for all shut downs and outages. Experience in E & I Management may be substituted for degree. Recognized industry training will be considered as well. Minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a E & I supervisor or manager is required; must have experience leading maintenance personnel; manufacturing setting experience is preferred; paper manufacturing experience is highly desirable; demonstrated success in troubleshooting and managing preventative &
predictive maintenance; outstanding analytical skills are essential; excellent written and verbal communication skills; enjoys driving and leading teams; proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word. AS400 experience is valuable.


FIELD FORESTER

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. Position is with the Finch Forest Management group; $47,476/yr.


class "A'' electrician

Shift work. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and three to five years experience as journeyman electrician or electrical/instrument technician in an industrial maintenance environment. Military training/experience and/or new construction experience will be considered in lieu of industrial experience. Preference will be given to individuals with formal advanced training, paper/pulp mill experience, experience with power distribution systems, distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLC).


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 $26.40/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. 


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 $26.40/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.


MACHINIST

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments; may also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures; using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders; study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances; confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information; design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.


 

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.


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.


NON-UNION LABOR POOL POSITIONS:

LIFT TRUCK OPERATOR C-$16.07/hR    FLOORPERSON-$15.29/HR    converting laborer-$15.11/HR  

availability to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 manufacturing environment required; HS Diploma or equivalent required.