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General Assembler 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 1517 | 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





The primary responsibility of this position is to direct and manage all operations, production and staff of the General Assembly, Remanufacturing and Shipping/Receiving groups through a team of functional supervisors.  Additionally, this position ensures customer satisfaction while improving the efficiency of labor, materials and machines.  Ultimately responsible for 100+ employees on multiple shifts.  

•           Plan, manage and evaluate the work of all Supervisors, partner with Human Resources for resolution of employment and disciplinary issues

•           Coordinate with Field to originate work orders

•           Prioritize, determine, communicate and manage schedule

•           Direct, coach and develop Supervisors to accomplish company goals and objectives

•           Develop and control budget

•           Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower

•           Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards

•           Other duties as assigned


•           Planning, organizational, staff management for short and long range planning

•           PC skills

•           Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•           Ability to comprehend and interpret data on cost and efficiency

•           Knowledge of standard, regulatory and internal safety policies and procedures with respect to assembly,  remanufacturing and shipping/receiving environment

•           Ability to manage to assigned budget and performance goals

•           LEAN Manufacturing techniques


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 sitting, bending, stretching, lifting, standing or walking through out the plant.  The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 75 lbs infrequently in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. 


Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or ten years of equivalent experience; Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.


Monday to Friday 6am-2pm core hours + overtime

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
- 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

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster