Material Handler 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5759 | JOB GRADE: 07

| 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



Material Handler


The primary responsibility of this position is to move skids and load pallets throughout the plant by operating electric floor walkers and hand-operated lift trucks.  Incumbent will work under minimal 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

•           Responsible for moving both raw and finished goods throughout the plant assignment by operating either an electric or hand lift truck

•           Remove chips from machines and move chip carts to empty at assigned chip dock on a daily basis

•           Transport all production scrap and RV’s (Return to Vendor) to proper plant location 

•           Provide all machine workstations with necessary coolants and naphtha  to ensure smooth operation of the machines

•           Pull pans, clean coolant sumps, and pump coolants from machines by using sump suckers, as needed

•           Clean major spills, dispenses and disposes of floor dry, as necessary

•           Other duties as assigned; Incumbent is required to be very flexible in their daily

        job assignments


•           Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction

•           Ability to stand, stoop, bend, walk, reach

•           Knowledge of operating electric floor walkers

•           Ability to lift items up to 50 lbs without assistance

•           Math skills

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, oil and coolants.  Normal working position is sitting, standing or walking, reaching, stooping and operating an electric floor walker, etc throughout the plant.  Repetitive lifting/moving is required; will work occasionally outside and will have to be prepared to dress for those assignments.  Rain gear will be provided, if needed.  The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 100 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.  


One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans


Monday-Friday 6am-2pm core hours + OT

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.