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1st Shift Finisher II 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 1045 | JOB GRADE: 09 


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 products from components produced internally, while ensuring all quality standards are met.  Incumbent must follow inspection QCI’s (Quality Control Instructions) for the fiber optic inspection of castings.  Incumbent will work under minimal 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
  • Perform various inspection jobs per written instructions
  • Responsible for the operation of the fiber optic equipment
  • Responsible for the operation of the ultrasonic (UT) inspection instrument and UT inspection process as outlined in the Quality Instructions.
  • Checks BHN by using Quality Control Instructions to determine frequency and gages needed
  • Assists in removing internal flashing, sand, etc. from castings with blocked internal passages by using small hand tools and air guns
  • Prepare castings for shipment by placing them in shipping containers
  • Verify the quality of the first piece produced by Grinders; routinely audits as required
  • Utilize computer terminal to enter and retrieve data concerning B+N and lab status
  • May use the following equipment and gages:  Ultrasound unit, wall thickness gage, fiber optic unit, calipers, vernier, scale, test weights and gogan hardness tester
  • Will work with tolerances from 0 to 1/16, + 1 pound
  • Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job 


Mininum Experience:

Two years in a quality control inspector role preferred

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 95 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. 

Working Hours;

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

What does Sheppard have to offer you? 

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


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster