LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 5686 | JOB GRADE: 08

| 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




Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of this position is to inspect products from components produced internally by 3 to 8 machine operators, 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.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to established safety procedures and 5 “ S ” standards required to perform daily duties in this position, including the proper techniques used in lifting/moving of parts
  • Inspects various operations including: Turning, Milling, Drilling, Boring, Grinding, Shaping, Hobbing and other operations specific to our product lines
  • May use the following gauges: bore gauge, snap gauge, O.D. and depth microscopes, scale dial vernier, height vernier, dial and digital indicators, radius gages, protractor, thread gage, plug gage, surface plates, special checking fixtures, and various gauging specific to our product lines
  • Inspects first machined piece; sets up parts using information on the blue prints and QCI’s; will document all data on the print and first piece forms and must be able to make the decision to run the job based on the inspection results
  • Will work with tolerances from .0002 to .060, angles from 30 inches to 2 degrees, RMS ranging from 5 to 200
  • Responsible for communicating to a machine operator and supervisor a defect or unusual condition requiring investigation or corrective action in the form of machine shutdown, adjustments, part sorting, etc
  • Responsible for accurate completion of daily inspection documents, i.e. daily inspection form, first machined piece, QCI-related forms, and Process Control Charts
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 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 25 lbs without assistance
  • Knowledge of shop mathematics, i.e. decimals and fractions; Mechanical tools and measuring equipment including: shop rule, micrometers and indicators
  • Ability to read and understand machine blue prints and GD+T symbols

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, and coolants from the operation of machine tools and assembly 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. The weight can range anywhere from 1 to 25 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. Assembly personnel are required to be very flexible in their daily job assignments, cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm 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
  • 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.