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Paper Machine Back Tender and a Spare Paper Machine Back Tender

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Potsdam Specialty Paper, Potsdam, NY is looking for a PAPER MACHINE BACK TENDER and a SPARE PAPER MACHINE BACK TENDER.  The Spare Back Tender will be required to be certified in other positions when not being used in the Back Tender capacity. Responsible for the dry end of the paper machine to include, but not limited to: Runnability, draws, speed, felts, pulleys and ropes. Assists in planning for set up on grade changes. Troubleshooting. Prepares reports. Order changes. Performs start-up tasks for getting on grade or sheet breaks. Required: Two years experience as a Back Tender on a Paper Machine.

Education: High School GED or Equivalent.

Wage/Salary:  $22.50/hour starting pay. Once certified the rates go to Back Tender – $24.83/hour, and Spare Back Tender $24.28/hour.

Benefits:  Begin on day 1.  Our company offers a competitive wage and benefits package on day one, including medical/prescription, dental, life, vision, 401(k) plan.  Paid leave and holidays.

Apply: Interested candidates possessing the requisite qualifications should send cover letter and resume to: or to Business Leader, Potsdam Specialty Paper, Inc., 547A Sissonville Road, Potsdam, NY 13676

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