Job Details

Lubrication Technician

Location: Bruce, MS

Weyerhaeuser has a Lubrication Technician position available in our state-of-the-art lumber manufacturing facility in Bruce, MS. The Lubrication Technician is responsible for equipment lubrication, contamination control, inspection and proactive maintenance activities for all lubricated mechanical systems. A successful candidate will have lubrication experience, mechanical aptitude and be willing and eager to invest time and energy in training to gain the necessary skills and knowledge.
This full time position offers competitive wages and benefits package. Pay will range from $18.24 – $25.50/hour based on experience.
Bruce, MS is located 40 minutes south of Oxford, which is home of the University of Mississippi. Whether you enjoy attending college football games at the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, visiting museums, or hiking through wildlife parks, Oxford offers various options in leisure and entertainment. Bruce is also just 1 1/2 hours south of Memphis, TN, which houses attractions like Graceland, the Memphis Zoo and Botanical Garden, and a wide variety of museums.
Key Functions
  • Follow all safety policies, processes and procedures
  • Maintain manufacturing equipment lubrication requirements, including regular greasing, oiling and oil changes
  • Follow and optimize site lubrication schedule and continuously improve lubrication program
  • Update scheduling systems, including adding notes to system and requesting work orders for maintenance repairs and activities
  • Coordination of inventory and routine ordering of lubrication products
  • Use of tools and equipment for routine and non-routine lubrication functions
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness of lubrication storage and dispensing equipment
  • Report mechanical issues identified during lubrication work
  • Mechanical modification of systems as directed to facilitate sampling and filtration, and other proactive improvements
  • Inspect filters and breathers on reservoirs
  • Label and tag reservoirs, equipment, inventory and delivery containers
  • Schedule, collect, label and mail samples for analysis
  • Receive and evaluate oil analysis results for future planned maintenance; ensure follow-up actions are completed in timely manner
  • Manage disposal of waste oil in accordance with environmental requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Knowledge/experience in the lubrication, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment in an industrial setting and understand maintenance manuals
  • Must be computer literate; experience with SAP is preferred
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Have excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be team oriented
  • Ability to work independently and in a group
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ladders and over equipment, stand upright for extended periods of time, work in tight, restrictive areas, and use aerial work platforms and manlifts at all heights and locations and at all temperatures (heat and cold)
  • Willing and able to work in areas containing grease, lubricants and solvents
  • Successfully complete forklift training
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Able to work shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Willingness to work in Bruce, MS without requiring relocation assistance
  • Resume detailing education and work history -required for consideration
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years experience involving machinery lubrication OR technical college certificate in maintenance related course of study
  • Must pass applicant assessment process
  • Successful candidate will be required to complete training/progression within the time allotted in the program agreement
About Wood Products
We’ve been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.
About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.