Millwright 1 Entry Level

Job Req ID:  10664

Newberry, MI, US, 49868

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

To perform basic lubrication of chains and to assist higher - level maintenance mechanics in plant relation repairs as an entry-level mechanic in training.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform manual lubrications
    • Chain lube-drip can, oil pump can, pneumatic pressure can.
    • Loader lug chain and 2nd pass brass slide lubrication.
  • Maintain lube systems
    • Bark Hog lube system, dryer drive chain lube system.
    • Dryer Octopus lube system, forming line auto lube system.
    • Pitman arm auto lube system, targon lube system, auto oil bottles.
  • Maintain oil room.
  • Monitor oil supplies, transport and arrange disposal as needed.
  • Assist higher-level maintenance mechanics in plant related repairs.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance functions.
  • To learn and train on maintenance functions.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety and environmental rules and regulations.


What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good understanding of the use and purpose of lubrication.
  • Basic knowledge of maintenance functions.
  • Knowledge of maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to read and understand safety and environmental rules and regulations.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • 1 – 2 years’ general maintenance experience required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


Work Environment

  • Manufacturing Plant Environment - Dusty at times with moving machinery, 24 hour operations with hot and cold temperatures.
  • Ability to wear a respirator in required areas.
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment.
  • Ability to work at heights, work in tight or confined spaces.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Marquette
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan

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