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Utility Inspector 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 612 | 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 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.  Must be capable of performing all Inspector tasks.  May act in a lead or training role and will perform under minimum supervision.  Responsibilities captioned below are considered essential job functions:
•    Responsible for inspection of the work performed by several machine operators as directed by the Plant Quality Control Supervisor.  
•    May be assigned to work in other related areas, i.e. Receiving Inspection, Gage Calibration, etc as needed  
•    Assist Inspectors with training needs and provide support in bottleneck areas to keep inspection flow moving to assure maximum efficiency
•    Rotate to a different workstation as needed and continue cross-training  
•    Other duties as assigned; required being very flexible in their daily job assignments; cross-training is a must to assure this flexibility.
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 75 lbs in which proper lifting/moving techniques are required.

Education & Minimum Experience:

Two years in an inspector role preferred; One year in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to interpret and comprehend plans and/or blue prints  


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