Assembly Refitter 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5746 | JOB GRADE: 08

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


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 700 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. Visit us online at





The primary responsibility of this position is to disassemble and refit assembly parts.  Must be capable of performing all Assembler tasks and maintain the required pace to meet all assembly line production standards.  May act in a lead or training role and will perform under minimum supervision.

•           Disassembles, troubleshoots and repairs all rejected steering gear units from the test department (essential job function)

•           Performs any basic and complex assemblies that may be required to maintain the necessary production levels (essential job function)

•           Responsible for diagnosing a problem when parts do not fit together properly; Minimizes refit problems by communicating with assembly and test stand supervisors and by participating in monthly refit meetings, as required (essential job function)

•           Interprets “product structure” carefully to ensure proper parts are installed into power steering unit (essential job function)

•           Maintains tools and equipment used and keeps work area in a clean and orderly manner; uses cleanup time given during shift to achieve this task

•           Perform basic tool and machine maintenance including checking oil levels and minor repairs

•           Responsible for providing support in bottleneck areas to keep assembly flow moving and to assure maximum efficiency

•           Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility



In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities of the Pump Assembler :

•           Ability to lift items up to 75lbs without assistance

•           Mechanical aptitude



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



One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans and/or blue prints.  One year in a production assembly role       



Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am core hours + OT

















What does Sheppard have to offer you? 

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
  • 401k Plan with Company matching 
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Wellness Program and incentives
  • On-site Health Clinic/Healthcare
  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:
    • Company-Paid Benefits:
      • Basic Life Insurance
      • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • Business Travel Accident Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
      • Medical and Prescription insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
      • Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
      • Long Term Disability
      • Accident Plan
      • Critical Illness Plan
      • Hospital Indemnity Plan
      • Legal
      • Identity Theft and Fraud Protection

R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.