Tester 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 6257 | 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 remanufactured steering gears, perform evaluation tests on warranty claims; troubleshoot and analyze customer claims.  The individual must be able to work under close 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
  • Perform point test on test stand for both remanufactured and warranty units of all models
  • Pretest warranty, diagnose problem, repair and communicate technical information to the warranty and quality control departments
  • Input data entry transactions and retrieve information by accessing the computer
  • Maintain a clean work station and retrieve materials as needed
  • Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities of the Remanufacturer:

 

•                 Experience with bore gage and micrometer measuring equipment

•                 Experience operating a forklift truck

 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, paint fumes 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 75 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required. 

EDUCATION & MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

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

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.