Parker Hannifin Corporation Project Manager in Washington, Missouri

Project Manager

MO-Washington, United States

Group: Instrumentation Grp N. America

Job Family: Engineering

Job ID: 10361-1A

Posted: 2018-06-21

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.

With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, 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 has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.


Position Summary: Responsible for identifying, evaluating and implementing process automation projects, supporting the division’s manufacturing strategy strategy in alignment with the Corporate Win Strategy.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction: This job has no supervisory responsibility; however, this position mentors entry-level Manufacturing Engineers and new employees.

Must have ability to deal with people at a cross-functional level. Position requires ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form in order to present information and respond to inquiries from employees, customers, and suppliers. Must be able to communicate effectively with suppliers regarding specific, machine technical details.

Essential Functions: Manage multiple concurrent process automation system projects.

Multi Plant responsibility.

Manage team efforts including the design, documentation, implementation, testing, simulation, installation and commissioning of process automation systems.

Establish and meet project team commitments and deadlines.

Provide project status reports and serve as primary interface for scope, schedule and budget issues.

Work independently and as part of project teams.

Develop innovative solutions to complex engineering and manufacturing production problems through identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing processes including conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials, conferring with suppliers, and soliciting observations from the operators/production technicians.

Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement and key Lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to areas of production. Recommend product changes/improvements to Product Engineers.

Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Coordinate input that may cross multiple teams or areas; make recommendations, and implement changes.

Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements. Determine root cause of failure using statistical methods (e.g., design of experiment, SPC) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.

Evaluate capital equipment investments and prepare cost justifications. Design and prepare concept drawings of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment. Manage the overall implementations of capital equipment projects.

Assist tooling and fixtures for new products and processes and work with tooling vendors to supply such designs.

Identify and implement solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions.

Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes and engineering procedures. Prepare reports summarizing analyzed process information and trends.

Share specialized knowledge with others. Represent Company on specific projects, lead and participate on project teams.

Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred) and 5-7 years of related experience required.

  • Knowledge of PLC’s, Automation, and Robotics is preferred.

  • Project Management experience required.

  • CAD software experience required. 3-D, Autodesk Inventor preferred.

  • Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes preferred. Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Project Management, MS Project, FMEAs, and quality systems experience is required.

  • Up to 30% Travel required with 70% domestic and 30% international.

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.

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