Founded in 1937, R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pa., our dedicated team of over 850 employees supply components for the trucking and transportation industry worldwide. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and a proud member of Knorr-Bremse.
Whatever your career path - whether it's product innovation through engineering, working directly with our customers, manufacturing quality products or supporting our business in some other way, Sheppard - a Bendix CVS Company - delivers.
The primary responsibility of this position is to assemble products from components produced internally and externally while ensuring all quality standards are met. Under general supervision, the incumbent must maintain assembly line volume standards while completing tasks that require a large degree of mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. Responsibilities captioned below are considered essential job functions:
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Adhere to established safety procedures and 5 " S " standards (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain the cycle) required to perform daily duties in this position, including the proper techniques used in lifting/moving of parts
Select component parts to assemble in accordance to the blue prints or instructions, inspect parts for damage and/or imperfections
Ensure tolerances are accurate by using the appropriate indicators such as gages, micrometers, dimentionaire, plug gages, air tools, hand torque, wrenches, job blocks and/or V-blocks
Operate machines required for pre-assembly operations including CNC machines, thrust washer machines, vertical drills, man-o-meters, parts washers, drill presses and Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) setting machines.
Assemble and fasten components according to plans, maintaining required quality standards
Coordinate parts using an assembly schedule
Visually inspect assembled products to identify component and product issues and inform the supervisor as needed
Perform basic tool and machine maintenance including checking oil levels and minor repairs
Trains employees in lower class assembly positions, as necessary.
Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility
Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction
Ability to stand, stoop, bend, walk, reach frequently throughout the workday
Ability to lift items up to 70lbs without assistance
Experience operating manual/powered pallet jack
Knowledge of shop mathematics and blue print reading
General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, and coolants from the operation of machine tools and assembly of machines and equipment. Normal working position is standing or walking through out the plant. Some repetitive lifting/moving is required, depending on the daily assignment or tasks being performed. The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 75 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.
Standard Shift Hours:
6am (core hours + overtime)
Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account
Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents
Dental & Vision Insurance
Life, STD & LTD
Life Assistance Program
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC