Sr. Electronic Controls Technician 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 4786 | JOB GRADE: 13

| 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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The primary responsibility of this position is to execute moderate to complex repairs on electric and electronic equipment of all types and sizes, including NC, CNC, PC and PLC controls of various brands.  Incumbent will work under minimal supervision.  Responsibilities captioned 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
•  Observe, review, disassemble, test and diagnose performance issues on equipment to determine appropriate parts and repairs needed.  Reassemble, test and calibrate the unit.
•  Communicate diagnosis to Supervisor to obtain necessary parts and supplies to complete repair
•  Design, plan, construct and modify electric or electronic components and mechanical assemblies for new and used equipment.  Install new or used equipment, making necessary adjustments in work order to make the equipment usable
•  Perform mechanical or electronic repairs as required in connection with servicing equipment
•  Maintain accurate records of work order, log of maintenance and repairs performed to specific equipment
•  Lead, train and develop employees, as necessary.
•  Other duties as assigned



In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities of the Electronics Technician:

•  Knowledge of manufacturing equipment repair methods and technology 
•  Complex control programming skills
•  Ability to plan and complete complex assignments and integrations  

•  Ability to design and layout complex electrical control panels


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  

General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, 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 and in wide temperature extremes.  The weight can range up to 75 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, Completion of equipment repair educational program and Ten years industrial maintenance experience repairing manufacturing equipment, including completion of tasks of a higher degree of scope and/or complexity compared to the Electronics Technician



Monday-Friday 6am-2pm core hours + OT



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.