Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Org Marketing Statement

With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, 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 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Position Summary

Meet with Value Stream associates regularly to reflect on problems, solutions, and challenges, thereby creating a culture of continuous improvement. Develop a visually controlled environment to assure no problems are hidden.


1. Monitor and follow all safety preventative measures and practices, including 5S+ safety guidelines, while following and meeting standard work requirements
2. Work safely in accordance with regulations, standards, and procedures, and in a manner that eliminates unreasonable risk to health and the environment.
3. Lead the plant value stream(s) in daily operation and continuous improvements, which include but are not limited to:
a. Supply chain
b. Production control
c. Manufacturing priorities
d. And coordination between all shifts in the value stream
4. Assist the Value Stream Manager in creating continuous product flow, utilizing pull systems, and leveling the workload
5. Instill and maintain employee empowerment and a positive team atmosphere in the Value Stream(s) by:
a. Holding team meetings regularly
b. Assigning team members tasks
c. And coordinating support activities for departments outside of the team
6. Utilize PDCA in conjunction with Tracking Center and Team Improvement Boards to ensure results
7. Provide effective cross training for Value Stream associates and backups from other value streams to assure continuous smooth running of the value stream
8. Must be able to lead Kaizens
9. Encourage and work with your team to stop and fix problems to get quality right the first time
10. Work the Value Stream Manager to develop the future value stream map and manage the plans to achieve it as documented in the Value Stream Tracking Center
11. Work with the Group Leader and the Value Stream Team to maintain Team Improvement Boards
12. Able to foster professionalism with all associates, along with internal and external customers

1. Responsible for leading operation of one or more plant value streams
2. Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities
3. Capable of creating and maintaining enthusiasm for challenges
4. Must be capable of serving as a model for promoting safety, new ideas, and positive changes
5. Under the direction of the Value Stream Manager, implement the Parker Lean System and Win Strategy, to ensure a safe work environment, push quality improvements, provide customer service, develop a qualified workforce, and to reduce inventories, operating costs, and lead times
6. Oversee day-to-day activities to meet daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual expectations and metrics
7. Responsible for developing and leading associates, employment decisions, and performance assessments of an assigned plant value stream(s)
8. Responsible for leading all aspects of the plant value stream(s) under the direction of the Value Stream Manager to include:
a. Associate development
b. Utilization of team consensus to evaluate decisions
c. Ensure rapid implementation of decisions
d. Budget development and adherence
e. Make employment decisions related to associates and performance assessment of Group Leaders and associates


Education required:
1. High School diploma or GED
2. Bachelor’s degree
1. Demonstrated successful leadership required
2. Working with Lean
3. Leading Kaizens
4. 3-5 years in management or supervisor role preferred
Preferred Skills/ Qualifications:
1. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills
2. Demonstrated teambuilding skills
3. Sound decision making skills
4. Good math, reading and writing skills
5. Be able to exercise continuous mental, visual and audio attention
Skills/ Competencies:
1. Good computer skills
2. Vision: Near acuity and accommodation for reading information to perform job tasks
3. Requires constant alertness to surroundings and product quality with attention to detail
4. Sufficient knowledge in accounting, manufacturing, human resources, and inventory control
Physical Requirements:
1. Exert 31 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
2. Exert 11 to 30 pounds of force frequently
3. Exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Other Skills:
Ability to work well in a team environment
Employee must successfully complete Pre-employment screening

The employee may be subject to:
•High noise levels from operating machines and equipment
•Physical hazards from operating machines and moving reels
1. Work in areas where safety equipment will be required (steel toe shoes, eye protection, hearing protection)
2. Standing is required for extended periods of time. Walking, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, turning, twisting, squatting, and lifting is performed on a regular basis
3. Requires high degree of manual dexterity, which could be performed under restrictive conditions
4. Requires flexible hours and short notice for overtime

The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws

Closing Statement

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this 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”)

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin


Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve 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.

Parker views the world through the lens of a broad range of motion and control technologies, and team members see a vast number of engineering challenges that are yet to be solved and can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.  These very challenges drive Parker people forward, seeking new ways to innovate, combine technologies, collaborate, develop systems and partner with our customers to solve problems. We call it Winovation and by following its path, we not only create limitless growth potential for Parker, we also make significant contributions to our world at large, for our generation and for the generations to come.

Competing and winning in today's challenging global markets will require Parker to build on the company's strong foundation while setting a new course with strategies to take performance to the next level. Using the new Win Strategy as a guide, Parker is striving to achieve new financial and operational performance targets.  The Win Strategy is built on the established goals of engaged people, premier customer experience, profitable growth and financial performance, and will position Parker to achieve financial performance among its diversified industrial proxy peer companies.

Parker’s culture is reflected in the core values team members aspire to: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers and Engaged Leadership. Over time, Parker has nurtured a culture which emphasizes a commitment to excellence and integrity and a special concern for its customers’ welfare. Parker’s continued success in serving its customers, suppliers, shareholders and the general public depends upon each individual team member's full commitment.

Parker is located in 50 countries around the world supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations. Parker's unrivalled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and services to customers in 104 countries. This includes continued penetration of the ParkerStore network of industrial retail outlets, which has more than 3,000 locations around the world.  Parker employs over 50,000 people worldwide.


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