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Parker Hannifin Corporation

New Hope, MN 55427
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Design Engineer

MN-New Hope,
United States

Group:Motion Systems Grp N. America

Job Family:Engineering

Job ID:16243-1A


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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.
Essential Functions
Analyses, researches, and designs components or a system of components to develop or improve existing products while reducing cost, enhancing performance, or facilitating manufacturing operations. Designs products or systems of moderate scope and complexity for assigned programs using a variety of engineering principles from mechanical, electrical, packaging, or other engineering disciplines.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Creates designs by analyzing product or equipment specifications, performance requirements, and existing manufacturing capabilities. Performs moderately complex design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of mechanical, electrohydraulic or electromechanical components, subsystems, and systems by applying engineering principals and established analytical tools. May develop detailed designs by using sketches and descriptive transfer functions provided by others.
2. Determines feasibility of designing new equipment or modifying existing equipment considering technical and economic factors, available resources, time constraints, and company planning, by performing detailed trade studies, applying analytical methods, and creating solutions which are defined and can be fully implemented.
3. Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replaceability, strength-weight efficiency, contractual specification requirements, cost-defining recommendations, and change proposals.
4. Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layouts, detailed drawings, assembly drawings, and schematics by coordinating with designers or drafters, interpreting customer and functional requirements, or by using computer-aided design tools and following industry and/or military drawing standards. Develops data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, notes, and documentation in response to customer proposal requests.
5. 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 engineers or other designers.
6. Conducts analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes and completes required documentation by applying engineering principles and company standards, and generating reports, procedures, or change proposals.
7. Provides technical information which may affect long range plant and product engineering planning by researching manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations.
8. Communicates with customers on Parker product capabilities and to clarify customers technical requirements. Supports writing technical proposals for customers by reviewing and interpreting specifications and requirements. Prepares various reports by analyzing and summarizing data.
9. Recommends changes to refine and enhance products and processes by applying continuous improvement principles and techniques.
10. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and/or participating in professional associations.
11. Consistently applies established engineering practices, standards, and documentation methods.
Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on specific projects. Assists in mentoring new employees. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).Additional Comments:
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.
Bachelors degree (BS) in mechanical, electrical, or aerospace engineering or a related technical discipline. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through two or more years of related experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Practical knowledge of mechanical, electronic, packaging, and/or optics engineering principles, theories, concepts, and techniques, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of drawing practices, tolerancing and use of computer-aided design and basic engineering analysis tools. May require fundamental understanding of kinematics, and stress analysis; materials selection and manufacturing methods and familiarity with military and commercial specifications and standards applicable to product line; electronics schematics and principles of circuit design. Knowledge of other related engineering and technical areas. Ability to effectively apply continuous improvement principles and techniques to design and manufacturing areas. Ability to use standard business applications software and specialized data analysis tools. Ability to apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results, and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes. Ability to work on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of the situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors and analysis of impact, and problem resolution requires thorough evaluation of alternatives that may require originality or ingenuity. Ability to work within general work objectives regarding projects and team goals and use full discretion in selecting procedures and techniques that should be applied. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and recommend changes to policies and procedures. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management. Ability to communicate status, actions, recommendations, and other technical information with clarity and precision. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.
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)If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to
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