Intern, Maintenance 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 6591 | JOB GRADE: 0

| 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



The Reliability Engineering Intern will help create standards and processes to improve equipment reliability.  Support efforts to implement the Reliability Excellence program in all areas of the plants.



  • Works with Reliability Engineering to ensure the maintainability and the reliability of new and modified installations 

  • Participates in the development of design and installation specifications of new equipment and modified installations 

  • Participates in the final check of new equipment for acceptance testing to assure adherence of functional specifications 

  • Performs research to build library of information about the machine 

  • Creates PM and AM plans for new equipment and modified installations as well as optimize current PM and AM plans for equipment 

  • Creates predictive maintenance plans based on risks identified using Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Criticality analysis 

  • Meets regularly with Reliability Engineer to set priorities 

  • Maintains asset data by ensuring equipment bill of materials and component drawings are correct and documented  



  • Attending college for bachelor's degree in Engineerinng or similar field of study  
  • Strong skill set with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, Teams), AutoCAD, and Minitab 
  • Ability to read and understand Data Analysis tools for root cause analysis and loss elimination
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills set



• Self-Motivated:  Demonstrates ability to take initiative and drive to achieve results.  

• Accountability:  Demonstrates ability to take responsibility and maintains sense of ownership and follow through on commitments.  Sets high standards of performance.   

• Communication:  Demonstrates ability to convey and distribute information effectively and encompass strong speaking, presentation, written and listening skills.  Ability to create an environment for open communication. 

• Teamwork:  Demonstrates ability to work well with others to accomplish common goals and build a positive climate and trusting relationships within teams. 

• Reliability:  Demonstrates dependability, accountability, and trust.  Follows processes and meets commitments. 



This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


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.