Training Coordinator 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 2548 | JOB GRADE: 12 


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



JOB DESCRIPTION                                                 

POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                                                                           

The People Development Training Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting training. This position is responsible to ensure that the employees’ skills are being developed to meet the needs of our business.


  1. Trains, develops, monitors, and supports team members using standardized work instructions.
  2. Updates and communicates training matrices in all departments.             
  3. Supports participation in Quick Kaizen program.
  4. Coaches team on basic problem-solving skills.
  5. Schedules and conducts new hire orientation as needed.
  6. Coordinates training to close employee skill gaps identified by managers and supervisors.
  7. Develops assessment tools and uses them to determine the effectiveness of training.
  8. Develops additional training modules as necessary to support the business needs.
  9. Performs record keeping duties to track and report training hours using LMS software or Microsoft applications.
  10. Is responsible for the organization and usage of the facility’s training center.
  11. Keeps informed of new developments, methods, and techniques in the training field.  
  12. Understands and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental policies (ISO14001). Is empowered to identify, stop, and communicate or escalate appropriate action in regards to safety, health, and environmental concerns.
  13. Works closely with the training supervisor and leadership team to review HERCA data and development skill enhancement plans to close employee skill gaps.
  14. Understands current quality policies and procedures (IATF 16949). Is empowered to identify, stop, and communicate or escalate appropriate action in regards to product quality.
  15. Performs all other duties as assigned.



Associates Degree in Business or Educational training is required. Bachelor Degree in Business or Education is preferred.

Minimum of 3 years of experience training employees to perform manufacturing duties is required. Experience training employees in a large manufacturing environment is preferred.

At least 1 year working in a manufacturing facility is required.

Ability to facilitate training in small to large groups is required.

Must be able to travel to out of state locations to attend training and support other locations as needed.

Must be willing to work on various shifts to support the needs of the business.

Ability to interface with Automated Systems and training databases is required.

Strong written & verbal communication skills are required.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Must be able to effectively multi-task assignments.


In performing the essential elements of this position, the following physical activities are required. The activities are measured in the amount of on-the-job time that is spent performing these activities.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more





















Using Hands or Fingers to Handle or Feel





Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl





Reach with Hands and Arms





Taste or Smell






In performing the essential elements of this position, the following weight is required to be lifted or force to be exerted.  These activities are measured in the amount of weight lifted or force exerted and how often.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





Up to 100 pounds





More than 100 pounds





In performing the essential elements of this position, the following vision requirements apply.





Close vision



Distance vision



Color vision



Peripheral vision



Depth perception



Ability to adjust focus





May be exposed to moderate heat, light dust, fumes, extreme temperatures, noise and hazards such as electrical shock or gases.  Some outside assignments could involve exposure to adverse weather conditions.  Adequate hearing protection is required for 85 decibels and above

Revision Level

Description / Section








Essential Duties, Qualifications









Monday-Friday 8-5 (must be flexible with providing training for all shifts)

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