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Since its beginnings in 1937, R.H. Sheppard Co., Inc. has grown to be one of the largest employers in South Central Pennsylvania. Today, the company operates 400,000 square foot manufacturing facilities and two state‐of‐the art foundries in Hanover, Pennsylvania, and an additional 69,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Wytheville, Virginia. While our number of employees, facilities and processing equipment has grown over the years, our basic philosophy has remained the same.

Our employees are committed to providing our customers with the best possible product in design, quality, cost and service.

Employees of Sheppard are provided the opportunity to learn and develop new skills to reach their full potential. Our culture is to promote the advancement of employees who achieve results. This environment has helped the company retain many of our employees for the majority of their working careers, creating an overall average length of service that is among the highest in our industry.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of this position is to package and ship all outgoing material and for the receipt of all incoming material. The individual must be able to work under moderate supervision. Responsibilities captioned below are considered essential job functions:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Verify that all material received is in accordance with documentation, weighing/counting parts as necessary to ensure vendor accuracy
  • Coordinate with the appropriate departments to assure that shipping and receiving requirements are met
  • Record appropriate information into computer mainframe, including inventory transactions, receiving, and labels for spare part orders
  • Contact trucking firms to advise them of available pickups; coordinate their arrivals to minimize waiting time and delays
  • Coordinate with purchasing departments the status of material that has been expedited
  • Operate fork lift to load/unload trucks and perform other loading dock duties required to maintain an efficient operation
  • Other duties as assigned; 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 frequently throughout the workday
  • Ability to lift items up to 40lbs without assistance
  • Knowledge of shop mathematics and blue print reading
  • Proficient with weighing devices, lift trucks, floor walkers, overhead cranes
  • Operating manual/powered floor jack skills

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, and coolants from the operation of machine and equipment. Normal working position is standing, climbing, and walking throughout the plant. Repetitive lifting/moving is required. The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 125 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.

Standard Shift Hours:

Monday-Friday:  2pm - 10pm


Paid Time-Off

Paid Holidays

Medical Insurance with Flexible Spending Account

Free Medical Clinic for Employees and Dependents

Dental & Vision Insurance

Life, STD & LTD

Life Assistance Program