Reman Paintline Worker 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5035 | JOB GRADE: 09

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 

Are you looking for a stable company known for innovation to grow your career? At R.H. Sheppard, we’ve been leading our industry for nearly 90 years. It’s an exciting time to be part of our growing team! Under new local leadership, we are even more commited to finding new ways to improve employee experience, customer satisfaction and our overall business results.  Bring your passion, skills and experiences and join us in our journey toward continued success!


Why join the Sheppard team:

  • Earn competitive compensation based on position and experience with more earning potential available for trades or specialized roles. Overtime is regularly available for hourly employees interested in increasing their weekly pay with generous shift differentials available on 2nd ($2.50/hr) and 3rd ($2.00/hr) shift.
  • Quarterly incentive & attendance bonus eligibility beginning your first day of work.
  • Advance and earn more as you increase your knowledge and versatility. Learn new skills with our various training programs or explore new roles through our internal recruiting process.
  • Enjoy work / life balance with up to 14 paid holidays and two weeks of paid vacation time (accrued based on start date). Starting a family? Take six weeks off for paid parental leave to bond with your new addition. 
  • DAY ONE coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a variety of voluntary benefits, on-site healthcare facility for you and your family, wellness program incentives, and more!
  • Plan for your future goals with our 401K and company match, Retirement Investment Savings Plan and Tuition Reimbursement programs

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The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare gears and other parts for shipment.  The individual must be able to 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
• Loader/Unloader: Pull gears/arms from a skid and hang them on the paint line, scan bar code into AS400 computer system, place bar code ticket on ticket holder and cover output shaft with cover.  To unload, remove painted gear/arm from paint line hooks,    place correct bar code label on each gear and place on conveyer belt to go to the “prepper.”  Note:  Visually look at each arm to make sure that there is no paint in splines or ball holes
•  Masker/Painter:  Cover all areas on gears/arms with various magnets and shields that are not to be painted.  Make adjustments to the paint guns and maintain the paint booth

• Unmasker:  Remove all masking from gears/arms after pain has been applied
• Prepper:  Scan bar code of first gear in a group that is different from the last group.  The AS400 computer system will specify exactly how to prep the specified model. Place grease, boots, shields, nets, retainers, etc as specified on each gear  
• Skidder:  Scan each bar code into AS400 computer system before placing onto the correct skid.  Follow skidding instructions in the Carpenter’s manual, place gears on skids in the correct formation, strap and shuttle them to the end of the conveyer for  inspection
• Dirt Shield Checker:  Visually inspect all gears to make sure they have a properly installed dirt shield; build up retainers for use by the prepper
• Utility/Arm Installer:  Install Pitman Arms on gears as needed, contact inspection for first piece inspection of mounted arms.  
• Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility



• 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
• Knowledge of shop mathematics and blue print reading  


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  

General shop and machine tool noise, heat, dirt, grease, oil, chemicals from machines 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.  



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



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



R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pennsylvania, our dedicated team 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 Group. Whatever your career path, Sheppard is committed to delivering diverse experiences, challenging opportunities and an unparalleled commitment to ethics and integrity.


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.