Finisher I 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 2956 | JOB GRADE: 08 


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



Functional Responsibilities:

 The primary responsibility of this position is to inspect various castings for hardness, visual defects and shift or swell while ensuring all quality standards are met.  Incumbent must follow inspection QCI’s (Quality Control Instructions) and process control charts.  Performs sample, audit, and 100% inspections as appropriate on in process and final parts.  Incumbent will work under moderate supervision.  
Responsibilities captioned 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
•    Inspects the quality of the first piece produced by others in the department
•    Perform various inspections in accordance to written instructions
•    Repair small defects in castings by using small hand tools
•    Prepare castings for shipment by placing each casting into a shipping box or on a skid; completes various shipping forms and SPC (Statistical Process Control) charts 
•    Responsible for communicating to a grinder and supervisor a defect or unusual condition requiring investigation or corrective action in the form of adjustments, part sorting, etc
•    Verifies castings are released from the lab by utilizing the computer terminal 
•    Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  

General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, dust, sand, grease, high temperatures and fumes from the operation 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.  Physical ability to wear respirator and safety equipment required. The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 130 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.  

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

•    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 40 lbs without assistance
•    Knowledge of shop mathematics, i.e. decimals and fractions
•    Ability to drive a tow motor and use an overhead crane  
•    Knowledge of precision measuring instruments and gages, i.e. 6 inch scale 

•    PC skills
•    Proficient with mechanical tools and measuring equipment including shop rule, micrometers and indicators
Minimum Experience:

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


Monday-Friday 6am-2pm core hours + overtime

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