Quality/Inspection Production Manager - Metallurgical Lab

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Parker Hannifin Corporation KALAMAZOO, MI

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Org Marketing Statement

With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions: Responsible for the production of quality parts by the most economical method in the shortest time possible at a reasonable profit. Responsible for planning production schedules for shop. Maintain an adequately safe and clean workplace; requisition needed machines, tooling and personnel; determine appropriate work schedules; work with shift and/or area lead persons to provide supervision of all production employees including interviewing and hiring new employees, training, making day-to-day assignments, assisting with solving any training production problems, and writing performance evaluations and merit reviews. Upon receipt of new job orders from sales or engineering, review blueprints and operation sheets for latest changes; correct or initiate operation sheets as necessary; decide on most economical run method based on requirements and usage; design and/or procure tooling needed for each job (i.e., fixtures, gauges, special form tools, drills, turning tools, boring tools). Starting with blueprint or sketch, determine what operations are required on CNC machines and the most economical way to run them; create program for the part based on methods used, # of tools required (trays for standard tools and inserts), the size and type of stock used, and the # of additional operations needed (i.e., second turning, milling, deburring). Properly maintain and store all equipment, tapes, disks and programs; and keep up with the latest changes in equipment and prints. Activities include load factors and work flow to insure the most efficient use of available capacity and the meeting of requirements for finished products. Long range machine loading: review b/p and op sheets for latest changes. Correct or originate op sheets as necessary. Decide on most economical run based on requirements and usage. Design and procure tooling as needed for each job (i.e., fixtures, gauges, special form tools, drills, turning tools, boring tools). Ready complete tooling box for assignment to shop. Daily machine loading: assign jobs to machine for most economical method using shipping schedule as a priority guideline. Maintain a minimum of three jobs available per machine in sequence of necessity. Insure all applicable parts, paperwork, tools and gauges are accumulated for leadpersons review. Scheduling: through all operations include outside processing, deburr, heat treat, pickle and passivate. Set aside one personnel and lathe for research and development only. Has the authority and responsibility to maintain high ethical/quality standards in all assigned work and related documents in accordance with defined ethical guidelines and Quality Assurance Manual and its related procedures. Support coworkers as assigned by Supervisor. Perform all job duties in accordance with prescribed safety guidelines. Ability to work scheduled hours as assigned in accordance with Parker policies.Non-Essential Job Functions (Secondary Responsibilities) Any other similar or associated duties necessary to accomplish job objectives or as assigned by Supervisor. Utilize all opportunities to develop skills to allow for department flexibility and for personal promotability. Develop cost reduction ideas to allow for continuous improvement in processes and procedures. Maintain all assigned work areas and equipment to Parker housekeeping standards.


Qualifications: B.S. Degree or 15 years of machine shop experience. Minimum of 10 years of machine shop supervisory experience. Experience with manufacturing processes. Knowledge of machines and how they function to project a time schedule for production parts in the shop. Knowledge of programming CNC mills and CNC lathes, of costing, and operating computer. Ability to manage employees.Additional Comments:The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor)If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfand http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf