Production Team Leader 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 3059 | JOB GRADE: 14 


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



Foundry Production Team Leader

General Summary:

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the work of machine operators to ensure
    customers’ expectations are met
  • Must exercise continuous leadership to focus plant efforts on
    priorities to accomplish plant’s short- and long-range objectives
  • Implement policies and procedures; recommends improvements in
    production methods, machining procedures and working conditions
  • Lead train and coordinate the activities of staff; Execute light
    to moderate repairs on equipment of all types and sizes
  • Collaborate with other departments, regarding orders and delivery
  • Responsible for the production of green sand molding, melting, pouring, knockoff, sawing, and blasting of castings Drive safety culture and best foundry practices
  • Ensure overall quality of sand and molds
  • Monitor and oversee proper charge, melt, and pouring practices to deliver best quality of ductile, gray, and compacted graphite iron castings
  • Maintain raw materials inventory and reorder as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Supervisory skills, including employee hiring and retention,
    performance review, discipline and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrate ability to lead people and get results through
    others; team player
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work well under
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and LEAN methods to improve
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external
    customers (oral and written format)
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint


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