Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

Primary responsibilities include partnering with design engineers and potential customers on major development projects, utilizing CAD/Design software and PLM systems to develop new designs or enhancements for products or system solutions. Secondary responsibilities include partnering with Production, Quality and Engineering functions to develop test fixtures and/or other equipment used in a production or test environment as well as helping improve quality, enhancing performance, and reducing cost. This position works independently by employing fundamental principles of mechanical, electrical, packaging, and other engineering disciplines.


•Consistently applies established engineering practices, standards, and documentation methods. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).
•Develops assigned portions of design by analyzing product or equipment specifications, performance requirements, and existing manufacturing capability. Performs routine design and supports fabrication of new mechanical, electromechanical, or hydraulic components, subsystems, and systems by applying basic engineering principles and established analytical tools. May develop detailed designs by using sketches and descriptive transfer functions provided by others.
•Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, backward compatibility, strength-weight efficiency, contractual specification requirements, cost-defining recommendations, and change proposals.
•Prepares product or system layouts, detailed drawings, assembly drawings, and schematics through use of computer-aided design tools and following industry and/or military drawing standards. Develops basic data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches and CAD designs in response to customer requests.
•Reviews drawings and layouts to ensure clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommends revisions and improvements to other engineers or designers.
•Conducts routine analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes and completes required documentation by applying basic engineering principles and company standards, and generating reports, procedures, or change proposals.
•Provides technical information as input to product engineering planning by researching manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations.
•Recommends changes to refine and enhance products for purposes of continuous improvement.
•Maintains professional and technical knowledge by keeping current with the site’s preferred CAD and PLM software, attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and/or participating in professional associations.


Required: Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
5+ year experience.
Fundamental knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, concepts, and techniques. Knowledge of drawing practices; geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T); and use of computer-aided design and basic engineering analysis tools.
May require fundamental understanding of fluid mechanics principles, kinematics, and stress analysis; materials selection and manufacturing methods.
Ability to research and analyze data and develop recommendations to resolve problems. Ability to work with only minimal work direction and instructions regarding the scope of assignments; determine priority and order of assignments; and use considerable discretion in selecting procedures and techniques.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals and reports.
Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from team members, team leaders, customers, and regulatory agencies.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Exposure to manufacturing environment, including exposure to oils and cleaners, loud noises required hearing protection, exposure to moving parts, equipment, and coolants. Eye protection required in all plant work areas and safety shoes required with steel toe and must be slip resistant.

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. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

(“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.pdf

Minneapolis, Minnesota


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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