ARAUCO / Skilled Trades

Lubrication Technicians Direct Hire

STS Technical Services has partnered with ARAUCO – a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced wood products for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, ARAUCO manufactures and distributes the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where they are located. As a result, we are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of the team at ARAUCO!

Right now, ARAUCO is hiring Lubrication Technicians in Grayling, Michigan!

Primary Purpose:

Provides technical resource and field service for management and execution of a plant lubrication program having primary areas of focus including equipment lubrication surveys, optimizing lubrication schedules, maintaining historical records, inventory management, procedure standardization, and equipment servicing.       

Description of Essential Duties:

  • Provides procedure development, training, field support, supervision, record keeping and technical referencing for the above focus areas
  • Maintains Lubrication database including initial survey input, service history, and schedule optimization
  • Watches for equipment changes so that the database is kept current with latest status
  • Maintains contacts with suppliers and vendors
  • Maintains system of work assessment to support resource budgeting, backlog management and priority determination
  • Supervises and leads field lubrication work carried out by other Technicians and contractors
  • Supports commissioning and acceptance of new or rebuilt equipment through lubrication first fills
  • Completes used oil sampling, packaging and report assessments
  • Issues operating work lists on weekly basis. Issues downday and EOM work list according to schedules
  • Monitors work backlog and flags any discrepancies/concerns
  • Supports mechanical maintenance technicians and area maintenance leads with risk management controls and reliability improvements relating to lubrication considerations including used oil condition assessment
  • Maintains industry contacts and knowledge to support cost management, best practices and problem solving relating to equipment lubrication
  • Interacts with the Vibration Technician and Reliability Engineer on lube issues related to lubrication optimization and risk control measures
  • Maintains sufficient inventory of lubrication product, tooling and supplies
  • Completes month end inventory counting and reporting
  • Completes month end backlog assessment and reporting
  • Works with Reliability Engineer to determine OEM specification substitutions to support product compatibility and inventory consolidation
  • Completes housekeeping and upkeep of lube room and used oil areas
  • Promotes lubrication PM best practices though monthly update reports, one-on-one coaching, status updates and seminar presentations
  • Follows up on Lubrication work sheet comments with maint WR or otherwise resolving issue of note
  • Participates in Downday/Shutdown work planning by providing priority updates, procedure details and scheduling considerations for lubrication work
  • Attends and participates in Maintenance Group meetings, crew coverage duties and provides shift relief coverage on an emergency basis
  • Coordinates with maintenance planners and area maintenance leads to optimize equipment PM’s and work practices in areas of expertise
  • Maintains “how to” reference guidelines for job functions so that relief persons can provide effective replacement when required
  • Plans, organizes and supervises lubrication work for operating shifts, PM downdays and EOM shutdowns
  • Provides plant wide mechanical maintenance support on an as needed basis
  • Supports and promoted the ARAUCO Asset Reliability Process (ARP)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Post-Secondary mechanical education or trade education preferred
  • Experience using MS Office, database programs & spreadsheets is preferred
  • Experience in the use of a CMMS preferred
  • Field experience with industrial lubrication programs preferred
  • Excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills required
  • Attention to detail required
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with people for problem solving, coaching, and work planning

Organizational Culture/Job Fit:

  • Actively participates in operations, quality and maintenance initiatives
  • Is a leader in team approach to work and fostering the culture at ARAUCO
  • Supports and participates in the Operate and Maintain principles of the Team Design

Key Safety/Housekeeping Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates through use and participation the understanding of all required safety policies and procedures
  • Works actively to maintain housekeeping responsibilities
  • Maintain a clean environment for all lubrication storage areas
  • Keep tooling, supplies and manuals in usable condition and in proper storage
  • When directly overseeing contractor work, completes Contractor Work Permits and Laser Forms, lockout and permit documentation
  • Maintains lockout certifications for areas requiring same in order to conduct lubrication responsibilities

If you have questions, please contact Aynsley.Trudeau@sts-ts.com – Otherwise, all interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly on this page. Thanks, and best of luck!

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