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Parker Leadership Development Program - Supply Chain

Location: , United States
Job Family : Supply Chain/Logistics
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Sep 2, 2022
Job ID: 34533

Job Description
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Parker's Supply Chain Leadership Development Program (SCLDP) offers you the opportunity to develop strong technical knowledge and professional experience preparing you to play a crucial role in Parker's success by leveraging an extensive network of suppliers to respond quickly and efficiently to constant changes in the market.
At Parker, we believe in professional and personal development where you will have access to on-going development opportunities through formal trainings, on-the-job experiences, or coaching and mentoring from other professionals in the organization. We welcome you to join this program to support your career growth and experience with evolving roles including Logistics, Planning, Procurement and Trade Compliance.
  • Program duration: 2 years
  • Program Structure: 3 rotational assignments
  • Rotations' length: 1 year, 6 months, 6 months each.
  • Travel requirements: The assignments will likely require relocation. You will also be required to travel to Parker’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio for program review, personal development and interaction with fellow program participants and mentors.
  • Relocation requirements: Geographic flexibility is required both during and upon completion of the program.
    What kind of compensation is offered?
  • A competitive salary
  • A broad benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • A 401(k) savings plan
  • All company travel expenses
  • Relocation is paid by the company
    During the program, you will be trained for and exposed to multiple facets of supply chain management including materials management, procurement, trade compliance, customer service and/ or logistics at Parker facilities / divisions. You will acquire skills to produce maximum profit, provide quality service and develop insights to supply chain management including procurement forecasting, order entry, material processing, inventory control, trade requirements and logistics while learning Parker’s Lean system and using active problem solving.
    You will also participate in technical/nontechnical training at the facility, division, and group level.
    You will also participate in technical/nontechnical training at the facility, division, and group level. More precisely, you will:
  • Be trained at various division facilities
  • Learn to present positive self-image and make good business decisions.
  • Learn to provide timely reports summarizing business activities.
  • Learn costing, manufacturing process control, logistics and purchasing.
  • Attend required training courses
  • Learn Parker’s Lean Office and Manufacturing and Customer Service Programs.
  • Research assigned materials and manufacturing process.
  • Interact with engineering, accounting, quality, market, and a host of other functional areas.
  • Learn the Procurement Process and Parker’s WIN Strategy in conjunction with the Strategic Procurement philosophy.

    To join this program, you need to meet or exceed the following criteria:
  • Four-year college degree -- Supply Chain Management, Operations & Supply Chain Management and Logistics with a graduation date before June 2023.
  • Demonstrated Technical competence and analytical ability.
  • Computer skills – Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders] or have refugee or asylee status).

    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.

    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.

    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 and

    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.
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