Senior Industrial Waste Rcy Op 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 4236 | JOB GRADE: 11 


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 maintain various liquid recycling systems, as well as waste reclaiming and storage systems. Typically, the Senior Industrial Waste Recycling Operator completes tasks of a higher degree of scope and/or complexity compared to the Industrial Waste Recycling Operator. The incumbent must be able to follow general machine shop practices while working under minimal supervision.  Responsibilities cited below are considered essential job functions.

•    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
•    Set controls on control panel and activate systems; Drain and clean all systems
•    Inspect control panels and maintain accurate written record of all data observed as required.  Verbally report observations to supervisor
•    Replace return lines, pumps, valves, filters, float switches and other equipment as necessary
•    Inspect all equipment and systems for leaks.  Report findings to supervisor and repair leaking containers, if possible
•    Analyze fluid, mixes and fluid levels in accordance to verbal and written instructions, make any required adjustments and notify supervisor of observation
•    Remove waste products and transfer fluids to storage facilities for further use and/or processing
•    Analyze waste water samples as directed by supervisor and prepare written monthly report of the results for the Safety Director 
•    Prepare and analyze samples of various fluids as directed by supervisor
•    Paint machinery and equipment as required.  Maintain accurate written paint inventory
•    Prepare and send coolant samples to concentrate manufacturing lab for analysis
•    Monitor parts inventory and maintain accurate written records
•    Remove trash and perform general housekeeping
•    Other duties as assigned


In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities of the Industrial Waste Recycling Operator:

•    Well-versed in all material found in the Industrial Waste Management Manual
•    Ability to handle complex tasks to resolution

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, chips and coolants from the operation of machine tools and the assembly of machines and equipment.  Normal working position is standing or walking through the plant.  Some repetitive lifting/moving is required, depending on the daily assignment or tasks being performed. May work from a ladder, platform, scaffold inside or outside of the plant, in confined areas or in wide temperature extremes.  The weight can range up to 100 lbs therefore proper lifting/moving techniques, i.e. use of a crane, are required in excess of 50 lbs.  

Tools Required:  Standard machine tools are required to perform most of the daily responsibilities.  Any specialized tools or measuring equipment will be provided by the company as needed.


H.S. Diploma or equivalent,  Trade school education preferred; More than ten years of industrial waste and recycling experience in manufacturing environment

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

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.