Tool Crib Attendant 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5126 | JOB GRADE: 10

| 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 issue tools to plant employees as needed and maintain accurate records of the tool inventory.  Incumbent will 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
  • Issue required tools on a daily basis
  • Upload procedures to the AS400 System mainframe daily
  • Maintain files and issue transactions to fixturing inventory system 
  • Generate exception, reorder, error, and “negative-on-hand” reports as needed
  • Identify and resolve issues concerning daily orders
  • Replenish tooling in vending machines and communicate the usage and inventory status to the supplier
  • Collaborate with the Purchasing department regarding the order of tools
  • Collaborate with the Manufacturing Engineering department regarding tool tests, new inventories, tool usage and tool life issues
  • Record and maintain inventories associated with tool crib operations by use of a bar code system
  • Report inconsistencies and interdepartmental work order issues to supervisor 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend walk, reach frequently throughout the work day
  • Ability to lift items up to 40 lbs without assistance
  • Manual dexterity
  • Knowledge of shop mathematics, including fractions and decimals, and blue print reading
  • Experience operating mechanical tools and measuring equipment



HS Diploma or equivalent; One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability performing inventory control and data entry



General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, and coolants from the operation of machine tools, machines and equipment.  Normal working position is standing or walking through the plant.  Some repetitive lifting/moving is required, depending on the daily assignment or tasks being performed.  The weight can range anywhere from 5 to 50 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. 



Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm corehours + overtime



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.