Sourcing & Procurement Manager

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Parker Hannifin Corporation METAMORA, OH

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Org Marketing Statement

The Hydraulic & Fuel Filtration Division is looking for a Sourcing and Procurement Manager at our Metamora, OH location. This position will be manage the direction and daily activities of the US locations of the Hydraulic & Fuel Division's procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the Division's products. It will also be responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.The Hydraulic and Fuel Filtration Division is a world leader in the innovative design manufacture and validation of filtration and system solutions for hydraulic, lubrication, fuel and combustion air circuits. These circuits increasingly depend upon integrated or standalone health monitoring sensors from the division that enable real time decision making. The products, systems and services we provide deliver meaningful benefit to our valued customers in our served markets of Aerospace, Aviation, Industrial, Mobile, Natural Resources, Power Generation and Transportation. Customer benefits include system fluid longevity, system component protection, environmental impact, safety and the long term health and reliability of critical capital assets.


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

Manages the direction and daily activities of the US locations' procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the US product lines. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.Plans and direct the activities of the US purchases of raw materials, supplies, equipment or services. Identifies raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements. Determines the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process. Establishes preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations. Promotes and uses strategic suppliers. Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establishes procedures to leverage the company's position. Ensures purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers. Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price. Develops standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs. Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers. Ensures purchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets. Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function. Responsible for continuous improvements programs with suppliers. Manage the US transportation logistics to ensure distribution of products direct to customers, or through distribution centers / warehouses are completed with optimum service at the most efficient cost. Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development. Drives a culture of accountability and results through strategy deployment and effective performance management. Administers the development and implementation of an aggressive inventory reduction program limiting the Division's exposure to excess inventory cost. Adjust inventory levels associated with any backlog production. Actively participates with management to resolve conflicts from unpredictable variances affecting the manufacturing locations and/or customer service. (changing priorities, engineering changes, material shortages, scrap/repairs, labor shortages, machine availability)


- Minimum of 6-8 years purchasing/managerial experience. - 4 year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred. - APICS CSCP Certification preferred - Green Belt certified preferred - Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities. - Must have functional understanding of cost accounting and adopt to practical application. - Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing. - Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. - Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.

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