San Francisco, California

Position Summary

Grade 9 or 10 based upon experience, background and competency.

This position can be located in San Francisco, CA,

The Electromechanical System Engineer (ESE) Position focuses on the sales presentation, product training, design, integration, troubleshooting, and commissioning of multi-technology motion control and drive solutions provided by Parker Hannifin’s Electromechanical & Drives Division. The ESE serves as the technical lead in the field for regional pre and post sales opportunities and provides Electromechanical Territory Managers, OEMs, distributors, integrators, and customers with technical product advice on the total motion or drive system solution.

In addition, the ESE possess the knowledge to not only integrate Parker products into the application but also understands how Parker’s products are incorporated into an overall application. This includes the integration of Parker EM&D’s products within applications that include 3rd party mechanics, motors, drives, controls, HMIs, pneumatics, and hydraulics


The objective of the ESE position is to help capture, transition, and maintain high potential customers, ensuring future growth and profitability for Parker EM&D. The following represents the essential and most significant duties of this position. It is not intended to exclude other duties, assignments, and responsibilities not mentioned herein:

  • Provide programming guidance and/or assistance for customers. including competitor/Parker code conversion or startup programming.
  • Provide training to customers, distributors, and other Parker employees on Electromechanical & Drives Division Products.
  • Present products, including proof of concept demonstrations, to customers in assistance with the TM or ATC Salesperson.
  • Provide technical guidance and/or assistance during startups and commissioning as needed.
  • Provide applications support as needed.
  • Assist in creation of marketing collateral as needed (design wins, whitepapers, videos, training docs, FAQ, etc).
  • Provide customer feedback to Product Managers on product needs, benefits, etc.
  • Communicate billable rate to customer when applicable.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures and confidentiality agreements.
  • Shares specialized knowledge with others and assists in mentoring new employees. May represent the company on specific projects or engineering tasks



  • Engineering or Technical bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience with motion control or industrial control design and commissioning and/or supporting customer applications.
  • Experience in field sales or marketing of technical products is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Motion and machine control programming experience (IEC61131 Preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to read and create wiring diagrams and execute as needed
  • Must be able to travel overnight 50% to 70% of time; or as required.

    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. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

    (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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    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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