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.
DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Key Director position providing oversight to the leadership, vision and long range goals/objectives of the IT infrastructure and delivery, including data center, systems, databases, voice/data network and server environments. Responsible for reviewing system performance to determine operational costs, productivity levels and upgrading requirements; position would provide efficient management oversight of all server systems (databases, data networks, capacity planning, network design, security implementations) and prepare/present annual budgets, forecasts and system performance reviews. Position would also provide guidance toward the ongoing analysis, design and implementation of new IT systems and infrastructure. Minimum of 10+ years of relevant work experience in Information Technology with a focus on infrastructure, networking and risk management is strongly desired. Previous experience managing small to medium size IT teams requested; previous work experience in a manufacturing-based environment highly preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline is required with a Master’s Degree preferred.
Responsible for strategically sourcing a variety of categories including Capital Equipment (CAPEX), Packaging Supplies and Contracted Services. 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; analyzing and understanding the suppliers and markets unique to the paper industry; development of long-term relationships with suppliers and vendors to secure the most favorable terms and partnering with mill operations staff to enhance performance and reduce cost. Must possess outstanding negotiation skills with proficiencies in creating RFP/RFQs and the ability to close deals. Bachelors Degree in related field with a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Sourcing required. Advanced Degree and/or a C.P.M. accreditation desired. Experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred. Paper Manufacturing experience is highly desired. Proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. Working knowledge of AS400 a plus.
Primarily responsible for planning outbound freight (i.e. securing transportation capacity and building load plans) to ensure products are delivered to our customers in the most efficient and cost effective manner; check stock availability against orders; set up load plans utilizing Optivision system; partner with trucking carriers to arrange load pick up and deliveries as needed; tender, track and trace loads to carriers using Transportation Management System. Associates Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred; 3-5 years experience in a logistics environment is preferred. Transportation experience is highly desirable (e.g., dispatch, traffic). Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; solid communication and math skills; ability to multi-task effectively and be able to work with disruptions.
Position will have primary focus on the Microsoft Server and Desktop Operating Systems; 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; 1-3 years experience in the Technology fields along with possessing current Microsoft Certifications is highly desired. AAS Degree in a related field; a minimum of four (4) years work experience in a technology field considered in lieu of Degree.
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.
Technical Services Specialist
Provides service and support to Finch customer accounts; cultivates and maintains an understanding of customer needs and quality concerns; works collaboratively with customers to ensure their satisfaction with Finch products and services; administers to customer concerns by researching, providing and executing optimal solutions; partners with mill operations and sales staff to ensure customer satisfaction is met at a “world class” level; working knowledge of paper specifications is imperative; must possess outstanding analytical skills and the ability to translate analysis into strategic action plans; Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical field desired; a minimum of five years of demonstrated field experience within the Pulp and Paper Industry; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; excellent verbal and written communication skills essential; position will require approximately 30-40% travel.
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.