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2nd Shift Heat Treat Operator 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 668 | JOB GRADE: 10 


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



Functional Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position is to interpret and operate all the equipment in the department.  Incumbent will work under moderate supervision.  Responsibilities cited below are considered essential job functions: 

  • Responsible for accurate completion of daily inspection documents, i.e. daily inspection form, first machined piece, QCI-related forms, and Process Control Charts
  • Read and interpret the “recipe” for the parts being heat treated into the control of all equipment as needed
  • Schedule and/or mix furnace loads as needed to meet production demands and maximize the throughput of each furnace
  • Interact with the metallurgical lab to ensure the quality and timely release of the parts produced; Provide clear instructions to the furnace loader
  • Set up and/or program the computerized parts marking system or hand stamp as needed to properly mark each part according to standard work instructions
  • Log all appropriate data from the various controls located on each furnace and enter it into the computer according to standard work instructions
  • Will be required to safely start or recover all equipment as needed regardless if it is a cold start, recovery from a power or equipment failure
  • 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:  General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, heat and fumes from the operation of machines and equipment.  Normal working position is standing or walking through out the plant.  The operator will be working in a potentially dangerous environment with hot parts and flammable gases.  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. 


Monday-Friday 2pm-11pm




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


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster