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3rd Shift General Assembler 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 805 | JOB GRADE: 08 

 

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 www.rhsheppard.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Functional Responsibilties:

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:

  • 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

 

Education & Minimum Experience:

One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans and/or blue prints preferred

 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 

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:

Sunday thru Thursday; 10pm to 6am core hours + overtime

What does Sheppard have to offer you? 

Paid Time-Off
Paid Holidays
Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account
Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents
Dental & Vision Insurance
Life, STD & LTD
Life Assistance Program
401(k)


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster