Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Summary

Material Handlers are responsible for tracking warehouse stock, staging material for each production value stream and returning material to the warehouse after production is complete. They are also responsible for cycle counting and picking of material out of SAP for completed process orders and are expected to be an active contributor to the inventory control processes in the facility.
2nd and 3rd shift team members receive a 1.75/hour shift premium.


Material Handlers will be expected to:
  • Operate various machinery including forklifts (stand up and seated), pallet jacks, drum pickers and a personalized manlift to handle materials and inventory.
  • Be responsible for using a pick list to pick and deliver material between all departments and to follow the established routes to deliver material to the proper locations
  • Use a computer and understand the programs
  • Perform cycle counts and audits as required or requested following proper procedures
  • Comply with all safety, 5S and health policies and procedures
  • Be a team player and actively contribute to problem solving through High Performance Teams (HPT)
  • Communicate with appropriate people (Logistics Leader or Value Stream Lead responsible for materials) on discrepancies and inventory below minimum level
  • Maintain Quality of parts while in transit to cell ensuring the correct quantity and containers are used and parts are handled correctly
  • Help develop and sustain revised material routes and standard work to ensure materials are delivered in a timely manner
    *The above descriptions are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.


    Mandatory Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • The ability to safely lift-up to 50 pounds.
  • Availability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Must be able to work any shift
  • Able to understand hazardous material identification systems and spill prevention programs
  • Knowledge and demonstration of continuous improvement techniques
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be able to count accurately
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be exact and thorough
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Strong time management skills

    Non-Mandatory Qualifications
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Scan gun experience is a plus
  • Prior experience in a similar role is a plus
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) forklift certification is an advantage. (stand up and seated)

    Parker Hannifin

    Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company.

    With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, 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 49 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.

    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.

    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”)

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    Drug-Free Workplace
    In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.
  • Indianapolis, Indiana


    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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