Irvine, California


Position Summary

Provides technical expertise and leadership in an engineering discipline, product, or systems field. Researches and carries out complex engineering assignments that result in the introduction of new technologies, products, or processes associated with flight control actuation. Contributes to and has responsibility for the completion of significant assignments with broad product, technology, customer, and strategic business impact. Develops and recommends solutions to unique technical challenges.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:

Provides technical oversight or direction. May have customer interface to clarify and resolve specific technical issues.

Responsibilities

1. Provides expert technical advice and recommendations, leads internal and customer design reviews, and proposes methodology for problem-solving and analysis on complex design or customer issues. Researches and develops technology with an R&D and product development focus.
2. Provides expert technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning by carefully analyzing and applying advanced engineering and scientific concepts.
3. Communicates and coordinates with other technical resources to provide recommendations, lessons learned, methods for problem-solving, analysis methodology, etc. to maximize contribution to multiple projects or programs.
4. Makes technical proposals and presentations to various internal and customer groups to influence business decisions. Maintains and takes steps to protect company intellectual property.
5. Conducts analysis and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials, equipment or processes and completes required documentation by determining required actions, performing or directing completion of tasks and publishing findings and/or results.
6. Compiles and analyzes operation, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products or systems. Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient or conformation by testing is advisable.
7. Investigates, researches, and operationalizes new technologies in specialty or related areas to improve cost and performance by applying advanced engineering design methods, theories, and research techniques.
8. Maintains advanced level of professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, benchmarking best practices, and/or participating in professional associations.
9. Acts as consultant to management on technical and project-related matters. Serves as a functional expert. Identifies mentoring and development needs; serves as a mentor for other employees.

Qualifications

· Bachelor degree (BS) (or Professional Engineer (PE) certificate) in engineering or a science technical discipline; Masters degree (MS) preferred.
· Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 10-12 years of related aerospace experience. Experience in the Aerospace industry is essential, with experience in hydraulic actuation a plus.
· Comprehensive, advanced knowledge of product or domain engineering theories (e.g. mechanical, electronic, packaging, etc.), principles, industry practices, concepts, techniques, government regulations, and policies.
· Demonstrated ability to research, develop, and integrate new technologies.
· Ability to communicate and influence varied audiences to gain support or resolve issues. Makes effective presentations on complex topics to top management, customers, and/or other key stakeholders.
· Ability to apply and integrate knowledge of other related engineering areas or experts to own area of expertise.
· Proficient with software and specialized data analysis, and engineering design tools.
· Ability to establish and track performance to goals and objectives to complete complex or major projects and provide direction to the team at project milestones.
· Ability to respond to significant inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or other internal teams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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Irvine, California

 

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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