Project Eng
CT-East Hartford, United States
Group: Filtration Group N. America
Job Family: Engineering
Job ID: 9754-1A
Posted: 2018-04-30


Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company. With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, 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 61 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.

Essential Functions

-Identifies opportunities for product improvements and cost out through evaluation of manufacturing practices and assembly methods. Utilizes CAD and FEA software to develop product improvements. Performs cost analyses to justify changes, and coordinates activities of multiple disciplines to implement the changes. -Performs root cause analysis on defective products using engineering principles and knowledge of manufacturing processes. Determine root cause using statistical methods (e.g., Design of Experiments (DOE), SPC). Modifies existing products to resolve quality problems, and coordinates activities of multiple disciplines to implement a solution. -Modifies existing products and creates new products for new applications. Utilizes knowledge of systems and works directly with OEM’s to determine product performance requirements. Leads team members of product development projects, and justifies monetary resources and personnel to attain project goals. -Defines product performance standards and product acceptance standards using knowledge of systems and laboratory testing equipment and procedures. Determines disposition of non-conforming material using engineering judgment and knowledge.


This position's primary focus will be working directly with OEM customers to design fuel filtration systems for diesel engines. The new product design engineer will be working from customer performance and space specifications, to design and launching new solutions. The engineer will work in a cross functional team environment with other design engineers, in house lab testing, purchasing, tooling, project management, quality, and manufacturing in order to bring their designs to production.


B.S. in Engineering 3-5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Good math skills, and familiarity with personal computer and CAD software required. Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes preferred. Prefer lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, project management, FMEA, and quality systems experience. Previous experience working directly with OEM customers in designing products is preferred. Previous experience using DFMEA, PFMEAs and developing DVP&R plans is required. Strong modeling experience is required, experience using Inventor preferred.

Pay, Benefits, Work Schedule

Parker offers a comprehensive benefit package.

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 and

How To Apply

Parker recruits talented individuals from a variety of sources: Career fairs Internship, co-op, and graduate programs Professional associations External website [career search link] Professional recruiters Employee referrals Promoting from within through our talent and succession management processes Parker offers career opportunities in the following disciplines: Accounting, communications, engineering, human resources, information technology, legal, manufacturing, marketing, operations and lean, sales, supply chain