Machinist 1 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5524 | JOB GRADE: 09

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 

 

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:

The primary responsibility of this position is to set-up and operate a wide-range of machine functions within a single workstation to produce parts from bar stock, slugs, forgings and/or castings to specified part print tolerances.  The individual must be able to follow general machine shop practices while work under moderate supervision.  Responsibilities cited 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
  • Sets up and operates machines within a work station that does numerous machining functions to complete the required operation.  A combination of the following machining functions could exist within the work station:  horizontal or vertical machining, boring, milling, turning, shaping or induction heat treating
  • Use standard inspection equipment or CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) to check parts produced.  Inspects parts to operator QCI (Quality Control Instructions) requirements
  • Sets up machines using information from process charts to perform various operations on a wide variety of parts, machining same to a tolerance of .0005” or greater
  • Responsible for first piece inspection by assuring all print tolerances are held after set up and accurately completes job cards.  Fill out SPC (Statistical Process Control) charts and all charts required for the operation
  • Changes cutting tools and/or inserts within a prescribed guideline and maintains required records as needed
  • Lifts/moves work piece weighing up to 15  pounds, except for pistons which may weigh up to 50 lbs and housings weighing up to 70 lbs by using a crane for assistance
  •  Produces parts within tolerances allowed at the production rates assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

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 40 lbs without assistance

•           Manual dexterity

•           Experience operating manual/powered machines, tools and measuring equipment, i.e. CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) controls

•           Knowledge of shop mathematics, including fractions and decimals, and blue print reading

EDUCATION & MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

 

One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability of operating metal working machines including set ups;  interpreting and comprehending plans and/or blue prints. High School Diploma.

Working Hours

Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am

 

 

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
  • On-site Health Clinic/Healthcare
  • 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
      • Legal
      • Identity Theft and Fraud Protection

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.