Plymouth, North Carolina

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser has a Lubrication Technician position available in our North Carolina lumber Sawmill facility in Plymouth, North Carolina. 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. Associates in the position have the potential to progress to a pay rate of $30.00/hour!

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
  • Minimum 3 years of proven maintenance experience OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 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
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Able to work shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays

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. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Plymouth, North Carolina

For more than a century, we’ve been growing and harvesting trees to make products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our forests provide habitat, carbon storage and recreational access. Our wood products are used to build homes where people raise their families. Our land provides for responsible development, conservation and renewable energy. What we make every day helps make life better for people all over the world.

We’re proud of that — and if you join our team you can be proud of it too. 


We’re experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees to meet important human needs, without harming the environment or exhausting the supply. This a team of world-class professionals who understand how to make the most out of our renewable resource — for our investors, customers and communities.


Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets, our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the industry.


We're one of the largest private landholders in the United States. As stewards of these assets, we maximize the value of every acre — from responsible development and building materials to conservation agreements and mitigation banking. We also provide solutions to the world's energy issues with our commitment to clean, renewable options that meet environmental standards and coexist with sustainable forestry.


Our skilled support teams form strategic partnerships with our businesses to help them excel in a swiftly changing world. From information technology and finance to human resources, law and marketing, we’re looking for motivated professionals who offer proactive solutions to help make our businesses as successful as possible.

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