Heat Treat Loader 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 6217 | JOB GRADE: 08

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 

Are you looking for a stable company known for innovation to grow your career? At R.H. Sheppard, we’ve been leading our industry for nearly 90 years. It’s an exciting time to be part of our growing team! Under new local leadership, we are even more commited to finding new ways to improve employee experience, customer satisfaction and our overall business results.  Bring your passion, skills and experiences and join us in our journey toward continued success!


Why join the Sheppard team:

  • Earn competitive compensation based on position and experience with more earning potential available for trades or specialized roles. Overtime is regularly available for hourly employees interested in increasing their weekly pay with generous shift differentials available on 2nd ($2.50/hr) and 3rd ($2.00/hr) shift.
  • Quarterly incentive & attendance bonus eligibility beginning your first day of work.
  • Advance and earn more as you increase your knowledge and versatility. Learn new skills with our various training programs or explore new roles through our internal recruiting process.
  • Enjoy work / life balance with up to 14 paid holidays and two weeks of paid vacation time (accrued based on start date). Starting a family? Take six weeks off for paid parental leave to bond with your new addition. 
  • DAY ONE coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a variety of voluntary benefits, on-site healthcare facility for you and your family, wellness program incentives, and more!
  • Plan for your future goals with our 401K and company match, Retirement Investment Savings Plan and Tuition Reimbursement programs

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Functional Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of this position is to load and unload heat treat components or fixtures and moving materials into and out of the loading area in accordance to established departmental procedures.  Incumbent will work under moderate 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
• Move materials in and out of the loading area from the staging area by using a floor walker or hand jack
• Load and unload heat treat baskets or fixtures by hand or by using a small crane
• Transfer materials out of and into the furnaces; wash areas by using the large motorized transfer car
• Will use computerized parts marking machine or a manual hand stamp each part with the necessary information as per established procedures
• Responsible for communicating a defect, equipment malfunction or unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor
• Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job
   assignments as the incumbent will work 12 hour shifts with a strong desire to
   work additional hours as needed

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
eneral shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, heat and fumes from the operation of machines and equipment.  The loader will be working in a potentially dangerous environment with hot parts and flammable gases.  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 30 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.


Education & Minimum Experience:
One year in a manufacturing environment preffered



R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pennsylvania, our dedicated team 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 Group. Whatever your career path, Sheppard is committed to delivering diverse experiences, challenging opportunities and an unparalleled commitment to ethics and integrity.


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.