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

Parker Hannifin Corporation KALAMAZOO, MI

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Department Marketing Statement

Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13 billion, global company.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. Parkers engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

- Supervise and direct work activity for assigned Value Stream Team. Distribute workload appropriately. Motivate and empower subordinates. Develop subordinates including, but not limited to, constructing and executing development plans.- Monitor production reporting to control inventory systems.- Monitor production costs and ensure delivery performance by performing capacity analysis using build plans, determining staffing requirements, ensuring that departmental productivity targets are met to meet customer requirements, and troubleshooting schedule and material issues.- Participate in new product launches with Engineering and review initial costs for quoting.- Ensure quality standards are met. Champion Lean Kaizen events that emphasize and focus on improving manufacturing capability and reducing rework and scrap. Contain source of quality issues. Communicate with customers and establish and maintain effective relationships.- Promote and enforce compliance of safety policies and procedures. - Administer and ensure compliance of company policies. Investigate and document employee-related issues. Counsel employees and issue corrective action.


- Ability to work on and solve a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity in imaginative and practical ways and evaluate alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams.- The incumbent must have ability to establish goals and objectives to complete projects, ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.- Bachelors Degree in business or engineering and 5-7 years experience in a manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. - Previous supervisory experience preferred. - Must have demonstrated leadership abilities to effectively work with people in a team environment.. - Proficient in computer skills.- Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

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