Tester 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 6218 | JOB GRADE: 10

| 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 www.rhsheppard.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The primary responsibility of this position is to test M-Series and/or 92-Series steering gears following inspection Q.C.I.’s and process control charts. The individual must be able to work under minimal supervision. Responsibilities cited below are considered essential job functions:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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
Responsible for testing either M-Series or 92-Series gears following specifications sheets, to assure the gear is operating at required tolerance levels by using the appropriate indicators such as a torque meter, crack bar, indicator scale, air-tools, overhead crane, and stamps within a specified amount of time
Interpret blue prints and specifications sheets on all models of steering gears; change model plates, as required, to conduct test on the different models
Communicate to supervisor any information, observation or problems that are different or abnormal with any gear undergoing test. Must be extremely vigilant and question anything that appears unusual, whether or not the gear meets general test specifications
Record and document into computer terminal all test information acquired during the course of the test process
Other duties as assigned
Skills/Qualifications:

Proficient with mechanical tools and measuring equipment including shop rule, torque meters and indicators
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 40lbs without assistance
Knowledge of shop mathematics (including decimals and fractions), and blue print reading preferred
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

General shop and machine noise, dirt, grease, oil and/or coolants from the operation of machines and equipment. Normal working position is constant standing bending, lifting/moving, twisting, stretching and walking within the plant. The weight can range anywhere from 80 to 140 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. Use of hoist is required for lifting objects over 40 lbs.

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.