General Assembler 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 2547 | 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 RESPONSIBILITIES

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

•    Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction
•    Ability to stand, stoop, bend, walk, reach frequently throughout the workday
•    Ability to lift items up to 70lbs without assistance
•    Manual dexterity 
•    Experience operating manual/powered pallet jack
•    Knowledge of shop mathematics and blue print reading

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.  

EDUCATION & MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

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

WORKING HOURS:

Sunday-Thursday 10:00pm to 6:00am 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